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Selected Presentations by the NCI Director

NCI Director Dr. Norman E. Sharpless at the 60th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition with ASH President Dr. Alexis A. Thompson.

NCI Director Dr. Norman E. Sharpless at the 60th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition with ASH President Dr. Alexis A. Thompson.

Dr. Norman Sharpless delivers a variety of talks and briefings to the cancer community about strategic and scientific initiatives to advance cancer research and care.

Selected Presentations

Childhood Cancer Data Initiative: Overview and Process Webinar
Childhood Cancer Data Initiative, September 14, 2021

Sam Gambhir Symposium
National Brain Tumor Society, Glioblastoma Awareness Day, July 26, 2021

Dr. Sharpless's 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting Opening Plenary Remarks
ASCO 2021 Annual Meeting, June 5, 2021

The National Cancer Institute: Leading Cancer Research in 2021 and Beyond
ASCO 2021 Annual Meeting, June 2, 2021

Ending Cancer as We Know It: Building the Bridge to Get Us There 
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, April 11, 2021

First Lady Jill Biden’s Virtual Visit to the National Cancer Institute
February 3, 2021

Facts & Faith Fridays with Dr. Ned Sharpless on COVID-19 and cancer
VCU Massey, January 19, 2021

Cancer in Women (Dr. Sharpless's presentation begins at 05:19:42)
ORWH 30th Anniversary Scientific Symposium, December 15, 2020

Cancer Grand Challenges: Launching a new era in cancer research and discovery
NCI and Cancer Research UK Cancer Grand Challenges Partnership, August 27, 2020

Managing the Now, Focused on the Future
American Association for Cancer Research Virtual Annual Meeting II, June 23, 2020
View the text of Dr. Sharpless's remarks

Special Session with the National Cancer Institute Director
60th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition, December 1, 2018

Patients I will Never Forget
The 2018 Hardesty Lecture, West Virginia University, October 18, 2018

The Power and Promise of Cancer Research
American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, June 2, 2018
View the text of Dr. Sharpless's remarks

NCI's Role in Promoting Rural Cancer Control
Accelerating Rural Cancer Control Research Meeting, May 30, 2018

NCI and the Cancer Community: Focusing on Patients Through Innovative Research
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, April 16, 2018

Impressions of a New NCI Director
2nd Pediatric Precision Oncology Conference, March 5, 2018

Dr. Sharpless: Perspectives from the NCI Director
NCI Staff Town Hall, December 11, 2017

Advisory Boards Presentations

NCI Director’s Report
National Cancer Advisory Board, September 1, 2021

NCI Director’s Report
Clinical Trials and Translational Research Advisory Committee, July 14, 2021

NCI Director’s Report
Frederick National Laboratory Advisory Committee, June 28, 2021

NCI Director’s Report
NCI Council of Research Advocates, June 16, 2021

NCI Director’s Report
Virtual Joint Meeting of the NCI Board of Scientific Advisors and the National Cancer Advisory Board, June 14, 2021

NCI Director’s Report
Clinical Trials and Translational Research Advisory Committee, March 17, 2021

NCI Director’s Report
Board of Scientific Advisors, March 15, 2021

NCI Director’s Report
NCI Council of Research Advocates, March 10, 2021

NCI Director's Report
6th Virtual Meeting of the Frederick National Laboratory Advisory Committee, February 23, 2021

NCI Director's Report
14th Virtual Meeting of the National Cancer Advisory Board, February 11, 2021

NCI Director's Update
Virtual Joint Meeting of NCI Board of Scientific Advisors & National Cancer Advisory Board, December 1, 2020

NCI Director’s Report
Virtual Meeting of Clinical Trials and Translational Research Advisory Committee, November 4, 2020

NCI Director’s Report
Virtual Meeting of Frederick National Laboratory Advisory Committee, October 14, 2020

NCI Director's Report
Virtual National Cancer Advisory Board Meeting, September 2, 2020

NCI Director's Report
Virtual Meeting of Frederick National Laboratory Advisory Committee, July 13, 2020

NCI Director's Update
Virtual Joint Meeting of NCI Board of Scientific Advisors & National Cancer Advisory Board, June 15, 2020

NCI Director's Update
Virtual Meeting of Frederick National Laboratory Advisory Committee, May 21, 2020

NCI Director's Update
Virtual Meeting of NCI Board of Scientific Advisors, May 12, 2020

NCI Director’s Report 
Virtual Joint Meeting of NCI Board of Scientific Advisors & National Cancer Advisory Board, April 9, 2020

NCI Director’s Report 
Clinical Trials and Translational Research Advisory Committee, March 12, 2020

NCI Director's Report
Virtual National Cancer Advisory Board Meeting, February 11, 2020

NCI Director's Report
Joint Meeting of the National Cancer Advisory Board & Board of Scientific Advisors, December 3, 2019

NCI Director’s Report
Board of Scientific Advisors, March 25, 2019

NCI Director’s Update
Clinical Trials and Translational Research Advisory Committee, March 6, 2019

NCI Director’s Update
National Cancer Advisory Board Meeting, February 12, 2019

NCI Director’s Update
Joint Meeting of the National Cancer Advisory Board & Board of Scientific Advisors, December 4, 2018

NCI Director’s Update
Clinical Trials and Translational Research Advisory Committee, November 17, 2018

NCI Director’s Update
Frederick National Laboratory Advisory Committee, October 29, 2018

NCI Director's Report
National Cancer Advisory Board, August 14, 2018

NCI Director's Report
Joint Meeting of the National Cancer Advisory Board & Board of Scientific Advisors, June 26, 2018

NCI Director's Report
Frederick National Laboratory Advisory Committee, May 8, 2018

NCI Director’s Report
Board of Scientific Advisors, March 20, 2018

NCI Director’s Report
Clinical Trials and Translational Research Advisory Committee, March 7, 2018

NCI Director's Report
National Cancer Advisory Board, February 13, 2018

NCI Director's Report
Joint Meeting of the National Cancer Advisory Board & Board of Scientific Advisors, November 29, 2017

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