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Kids Cancer Alliance Childhood Brain Cancer Symposium

Starts: Friday, 18 August, 2017

Ends: Friday, 18 August, 2017

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Friday, 18 August, 2017

Kids Cancer Alliance Childhood Brain Cancer Symposium

Kids Cancer Alliance (KCA), of which Children’s Cancer Insititute is a member, warmly invites you to their Brain Cancer Symposium. This full-day symposium will feature the latest developments in preclinical and clinical research.

International speakers

  • Professor Frank WinklerProfessor of Experimental Neuro-oncology, Department of Neuro-oncology, University of Heidelberg, and the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ),Heidelberg, Germany. ‘Gliomas as Malignant Organs: New Insights into Brain Tumor Progression and Therapy Resistance’.
  • Associate Professor Mark Kieran, Director, Pediatric Medical Neuro-Oncology, Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, USA. ‘Biology Driven Treatment and Re-Classification of Gliomas in the Era of Precision Medicine’

International speakers plus local and interstate experts will discuss a range of topics such as a comprehensive clinical overview, preclinical therapies, genomics and novel genes, translational and personalised medicine, neuro-oncology, neuropsychology, education and social outcomes. And we will dare to finally answer the question – do mobile phones cause brain tumours?

View or download the KCA Brain Cancer Program (pdf, 2MB). See the event on the KCA website.

Registration is FREE to all conducting research in this field.

Places are limited – to register contact Jennifer White with your full name, email, and name of your primary institution.

Details

Date:
Friday, 18 August, 2017
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.kidscanceralliance.org.au/news-events/item/51-brain-cancer-symposium.html

Organiser

Kids Cancer Alliance
Phone:
02 9385 9075
Email:
Website:
www.kidscanceralliance.org.au

Venue

Australian National Maritime Museum
2 Murray St
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Phone:
(02) 9298 3777
Website:
http://www.anmm.gov.au/