UCL Cancer Institute Annual Conference

Enquiries to:

Kerry Wynn-Williams

Tel: 020 76796549 (or x 46549)

UCL Cancer Institute & CRUK-UCL Centre Annual Conference

The UCL Cancer Institute 7th Annual Conference and the 5th Annual Cancer Research UK – UCL Centre Conference will be held on the 17th December at Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, WC1H 9SN.

This year’s programme embraces the breadth of cancer research across UCL as well as the Cancer Theme of the UCLP AHSC which includes the Francis Crick and Barts Cancer Institutes as well as the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The format of the day will be comprised of scientific talks, poster presentations and exhibitions showcasing the range of cancer research and services at UCL and its academic partners.

Presentations and speakers
Cellular immunotherapy: a coming-of-age story? Dr Karl Peggs UCL Cancer Institute, Haematology
Epigenetic reprogramming to ground state pluripotency and relevance to cancer Dr Gabriella Ficz Barts Cancer Institute
Neuroendocrine Tumours – cracking the epigenetic code Dr Chrissie Thirlwell UCL Cancer Institute
Cell therapy for Lung Cancer: no longer fiction? Prof. Sam Janes UCL Medicine
miR-142 is a master regulator of normal and malignant hematopoiesis Dr Rachel Nimmo UCL Cancer Institute
Cancer and the DNA damage response Dr Simon Boulton Francis Crick Institute
From PBD to AZ through ADC – The Spirogen Story (so far) Prof. John Hartley Sprirogen Ltd.
Cancer Research UK UCL Centre Opportunities Dr Daniel Hochhauser UCL Cancer Institute
Cancer Research UK UCL Centre – Critical Issues in Nursing Research Emma Hainsworth Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre
BRCA mutations: the key to targeted therapy of ovarian cancer Dr Jonathan Ledermann Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre
Endothelial-cell FAK targeting sensitizes tumours to DNA-damaging therapy Prof. Kairbaan Hodivala-Dilke Barts Cancer Centre
Image directed therapy: a multidisciplinary approach Prof. David Hawkes UCL Engineering
Minimally invasive cancer genetics Dr Tim Forshew UCL Cancer Institute, Pathology
Individualised radiotherapy: How biology, physics, imaging and genetics meet Prof. Dirk De Ruysscher UZ Leuven