Early Detection for Primary and Secondary Cancers

Thu Jun 13 2019 at 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
New Hunt's House, Lecture Theatre 2, Newcomen Street, London, United Kingdom

New Hunt's House, Lecture Theatre 2, Newcomen Street, London, United Kingdom

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Early Detection for Primary and Secondary Cancers

Translational Research Day 2019

Session: Early detection of cancer and global health

Chair: Prof Joy Burchell, Comprehensive Cancer Centre (CCC)

9:00 Dr Anita Lim, PostDoc in Peter Sasieni’s team, CCC

Could lectins be used as an in vivo stain to facilitate early detection of cervical cancer and pre-cancer?

9:20 Dr Lorena Benedetti, PostDoc in Francesca Ciccarelli’s team, CCC

Identification and validation of genes involved in early and late stages of oesophageal cancer progression

9:40 Prof Sudeep Gupta, Tata Memorial Hospital/Centre, Mumbai

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10:00 Prof Arnie Purushotham, KHPCCC, CRUK, Tata Trusts

A new model of distributed, accessible, affordable, cancer care in India

10:30 - 10:45 Coffee/tea break


Session: Tumour microenvironment and circulating biomarkers

Chair: Dr Anita Grigoriadis, CCC

10:45 Prof Jody Rosenblatt, CCC/Randall

Misregulation of extrusion drives tumour invasion

11:05 Prof Toby Lawrence, Centre for Inflammation Biology & Cancer Immunology (CIBCI)

Ontogeny and function of tumour-associated macrophages

11:25 Dr Richard Beatson, PostDoc in Joy Burchell’s team, CCC

Glycan-dependent microenvironment remodelling in cancers

11:45 Dr Jose M Vicencio, PostDoc in Professor Tony Ng’s team, CCC/UCL

Using exosomal analysis from liquid biopsies to monitor early angiogenesis markers

12:05 Dr James Levitt, Microscopy Innovation Centre Manage, CCC

An introduction to the Microscopy Innovation Centre at King’s College


12:25 – 1:10 Lunch break


Session: Multidisciplinary approaches to cancer detection

Chair: Dr Maya Thanou, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IPS)

1:10 Dr Wayne Dickson, Photonics and Nanotechnology Group, Department of Physics

Ultrasensitive sensing using designer optical metamaterials

1:30 Dr Ali Salehi Reyani, Chemistry and Innovation IPS Honorary Fellow, Imperial College London

Quantitative Single Cell Proteomics for Rare Cells in the Blood

1:50 Prof Mark Wallace, Department of Chemistry

Single-molecule assays & artificial membranes

2:10 Prof Khuloud Al-Jamal, IPS

Rapid detection of cancer-derived exosomes for point-of-care diagnosis of cancer

2:30 Prof Hardev Pandha, Surrey Cancer Research Institute

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2:50 – 3:15 Coffee/tea break

3:15 CRUK

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3:35 Panel discussion

4:35 Profs Tony Ng & Ben Forbes - Closing remarks

5:00 Drinks & nibble

FYI: Early career researchers are highlighted in bold

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