How HPV Causes Cancer and Why it Still Matters


UNE's Maine AHEC Network invites students and health professionals to participate in an exciting learning opportunity made possible by Maine AHEC Network's participation in the National HPV Immunization Project. This live webinar will be presented by by Dr. Peter Angeletti, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Center for Virology, School of Biological Sciences. The presentation will cover:

  • The biology of HPV and its infection
  • How the virus replicates and hides from the immune system
  • How HPV causes cancer
  • Evidence of different manifestations of HPV-related dysplasia
  • Rationale for adopting an effective HPV vaccination strategy
  • Efficacy evidence of the current vaccine

Click here to register.


Zoe Hull

(207) 221-4463

3:00 PM


Free and open to the public