Group 1E: Lobular & ER+ Breast Cancer–Metastatic

Thursday, June 9
10:00 am – 11:30 am Eastern Time (US/New York)

Mentor: Abigail Johnston

Abigail is a recovering lawyer, living in Florida with her husband and two boys, and has lived with de novo Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) since 2017.  Advocacy and brining the patient voice to all levels of health care and research is her passion and Abigail is honored to serve as a mentor with GRASP as well as on the Inaugural Advisory Board.  You can find her musings on her blog,

Twitter: @AMJohnston1315

Scientist: Neil Carleton, M.D./Ph.D. trainee

Neil holds a BS in Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. He completed the first two years of medical school training before transitioning to the Lee-Oesterreich Lab to start his PhD. He is currently studying breast cancer in the context of aging applying techniques that utilize single-cell RNA seq, organoids, and robust clinical samples. Neil enjoys running, cycling, and watching the Pens.

Twitter: @neil_carleton_