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BioCARE - Biomarkers in Cancer Medicine

A Strategic Research Program for Cancer at Lund and Gothenburg Universities


BioCARE Advanced Seminar May 21st  2015


Medicon Village, Lecture Hall (Hörsalen) Building 302, Scheelevägen 2, Lund

The seminar is open and free of charge, but you need to register. Separate invitation with instructions for registration  has been sent out via e-mail. Contact if you not have received the e-mail invitiation.

09.00 - 09.25 Coffee and Registration

09.25 – 09.35 Welcome address and information about BioCARE

Chair: Tommy Andersson

09.35 – 10. 15 Plasticity in the networks that comprise and control cancer cell

adhesion and migration.

Dr. Staffan Strömblad

Department of Biosciences and Nutrition

Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden

10.15 – 10.55 ECM remodeling during cancer progression.

Dr Janine Erler

Biotech Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC)

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

10.55 – 11.10 Short Break

11.10 – 11.50 TGF-beta-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) - a link between inflammation and cancer metastasis.

Dr. Jonas Fuxe

Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden

11.50 – 13.00 LUNCH

Chair: Anders Bjartell

13.00 – 13.40 Epigenetic control of the malignant prostate cancer stem cell phenotype: at the

root of stem cell resistance to therapy.

Dr. Norman Maitland

YCR Cancer Research Unit

University of York, UK

13.40 – 14.30 Detection and characterization of circulating tumor cells.

Dr. Klaus Pantel

Department of Tumor Biology

University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf,

14.30 – 15.00 Coffee

15.00 – 15.40 Targeted internal radiotherapy of metastatic disease - from mouse to man

Dr. Anna Sundlöv/Dr. Sophie Eriksson

Department of Oncology

Lund University, Sweden

15.40 – 16.20 How to plan clinical studies on anti-metastatic drug candidates.

Dr Nils Brünner

Danish Cancer Society

Copenhagen University, Denmark

16.20 – 16.30 Closing remarks

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