Clinical workshop: Breast cancer

Wednesday, 12 February, at Jaarbeurs Meetup, Utrecht

One of the aims of Oncode Institute is to strengthen the link between fundamental and clinical research, with the ultimate goal of successfully translating fundamental research findings into clinical applications. To that end, Oncode is organizing a series of workshops to discuss challenges around a specific tumor type.

In this workshop we will focus on Breast Cancer. The goal of the workshop is to:

  • Discuss the clinical practice, clinical needs and current trends in clinical and fundamental research.
  • Explore together how fundamental research can address unmet needs and stimulate new collaboration (translational and clinical) projects.

Speakers

  • Jelle Wesseling – Professor of Breast Pathology, LUMC & Group leader, NKI

  • Willemien Menke - Medical Oncologist, Amsterdam UMC-location Vumc
  • Jacco van Rheenen – Group Leader, NKI
  • Lindsay Angus – Clinician-scientist Intern oncology, Erasmus MC
  • Marleen Kok- Medical Oncologist & Group Leader, AVL-NKI
  • Wilbert Zwart – Group Leader, NKI
  • Roland Kanaar – Group Leader, Erasmus MC

Agnes Jager and Jos Jonkers will chair the workshop.

Programme

16:00

Coffee/arrivals

16:15

Welcome / Intro

16:20

Willemien Menke - Medical Oncologist, Amsterdam UMC-location Vumc
Molecular Imaging for Breast Cancer : Visualizing Biology in the Patient

16:40

Jacco van Rheenen – Group leader, NKI
Intravital imaging of breast cancer development and metastasis.

17:00

Jelle Wesseling – Professor of Breast Pathology, LUMC & Group leader, NKI
Moving from fixed to functional pathology in breast pathology

17:20

Break coffee/tea/soda

17:35

Lindsay Angus - Clinician-scientist Intern oncology, Erasmus MC
Liquid Biopsies – A reflection of tumor load or a key to unlock the secrets of complex tumor biology?

17:55

Marleen Kok- Medical Oncologist & Group Leader, AVL-NKI
Breast cancer-immune-interactions and development of immune checkpoint inhibitors for breast cancer.

18:15

Light Dinner

18:45

Wilbert Zwart - Group Leader, NKI
Inter-patient heterogeneity in breast cancer: the impact on biology and treatment response.

19:05

Roland Kanaar – Group Leader, Erasmus MC
Matching patient and therapy through functional pathology.

19:25

General discussion

19:55

Closing remarks

20:00

end


Practical details

  • Location: Room 110 (first floor), Jaarbeurs Meetup, Utrecht (building Beatrix Theater)
  • Date: 12 February 2020
  • Time: from 16.00 - 20.00

The workshop is open for academic researchers, clinical researchers and clinicians with a specific interest into the topic. There are some restricted seats for industry (please contact Yuva Oz if you are interested.)

You can register here.

Please note that, in order to stimulate discussion, number of attendees is limited to fifty.

Contact Information
Marlinde Smit

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