Biomarkers and new treatments for glaucoma are topics for the April 15 lecture.
Proceeds from the event will be used to fund grants for young cancer researchers at UAB to jump-start their research.
Tickets are $10 for the Taste For a Cure wine event on Friday, April 4.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer will hold its first communitywide conference for young cancer survivors ages 15-39 on March 15.
Proceeds from the Fiesta Ball are used to fund a competitive grant award for a young cancer researcher at UAB to jumpstart his or her research.
The Mike L. Jezdimir Transverse Myelitis Foundation supports TM research at UAB in eight disciplines.