The Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence Conference 2017

The scientific programme will broadly focus on the latest multidisciplinary approaches in lung cancer research.

Further details will be added as the agenda is finalised. Timings are subject to change.

Sunday 3 December 2017

13.30 - 15.30  Delegate registration

15.30 - 16.00  Conference welcome and overview of the UK lung cancer research landscape

Caroline Dive (CRUK Lung Centre, Manchester, UK)

Charles Swanton (CRUK Lung Centre, London, UK)

16.00 - 18.00  Opening keynote lectures

Chair: Charles Swanton (CRUK Lung Centre, London, UK)

Mark Krasnow (Stanford University, California, USA)

Tyler Jacks (Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT, Massachusetts, USA)

18.00 - 19.30  Drinks reception | Exhibition viewing

Monday 4 December 2017

08.00 - 08.30  Delegate arrival and refreshments

08.30 - 10.00  Session 1: Clinical Trials

Chair: Fiona Blackhall (The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK)

Alice Shaw (Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA)

Enriqueta Felip (Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain)

Gary Middleton (University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK)

10.00 - 10.30  Refreshment break and exhibition viewing

 

10.30 - 12.15  Session 2: Discovery Science and Target Identification

Chair: Henning Walzcak (UCL Cancer Institute, London, UK)

John Maciejowski (The Rockefeller University, New York, USA)

Trever Bivona (University of California, San Francisco, USA)

Yinyin Yuan (The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK)

12.15 - 13.45  Lunch | Poster session | Exhibition viewing | Networking

 

13.45 - 15.30  Session 3: Immunology

Chair: Sergio Quezada (UCL Cancer Institute, London, UK)

Matt Hellmann (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA)

Pamela Ohashi (Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada)

Robert Schreiber (BJC Institute of Health at Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA)

15.30 - 16.00  Refreshment break and exhibition viewing

 

16.00 - 17.30  Session 4: Radiotherapy and Radiobiology

Chair: Corrine Faivre-Finn (University of Manchester and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK)

Laurie Gaspar (UC Health, Colorado, USA)

Eric Deutsch (Gustave Roussy, France)

Dirk De Ruysscher (Maastricht University Medical Center, Netherlands)

17.30 - 18.15  Keynote Lecture

Chair: Charles Swanton (CRUK Lung Centre, London, UK)

Nick Lane (University College London, London, UK) 

18.15 - 19.30  Poster session | Exhibition viewing | Networking

19.45  Gala dinner

Manchester Town Hall

Tuesday 5 December 2017

08.00 - 08.30  Meet the experts

08.30 - 09.15  Keynote lecture 

Chair: Phil Crosbie (University of Manchester and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK)

Harry de Koning (Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Sponsored by Siemens Healthineers09.15 - 10.45  Session 5: Early Detection and Pre-Invasive Disease

Chair: Phil Crosbie (University of Manchester and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK)

Pierre Massion (Vanderbilt University School of Medicine,Tennessee, USA)

Avrum Spira (Boston University Medical Campus, Boston, USA)

Sam Janes (University College Hospital, London, UK)

10.45 - 11.00  Refreshment break | Poster session | Exhibition viewing

 

11.00 - 12.45  Session 6: Biomarkers and Imaging

Chair: Caroline Dive (CRUK Lung Centre, Manchester, UK)

Thomas Wurdinger (VUmc Cancer Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Hugo Aerts (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA)

Shannon Stott (Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA)

12.45 - 13.45  Lunch | Poster session | Networking

 

13.45 - 15.45  Session 7: Tumour Evolution and Heterogeneity

Chair: Nicky McGranahan

Matthew Meyerson (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA)

Mariam Jamal-Hanjani (UCL Cancer Institute, UK)

15.45 - 16.00  Refreshment break

 

16.00 - 16.45  Closing keynote

Chair: Caroline Dive (CRUK Lung Centre, Manchester, UK)

Julien Sage (Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, USA))

16.45 - 17.00  Closing remarks

Caroline Dive (CRUK Lung Centre, Manchester, UK)

Charles Swanton (CRUK Lung Centre, London, UK)

Contact us

If you need more information on the event please contact us:

CRUKlungconference@cancer.org.uk

Sponsors

      Sponsored by Nanostring Sponsored by Siemens Healthineers Sponsored by Roche
 
 

If you are interested in sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, please contact

Freya Parry
Cancer Research UK

Freya.Parry@cancer.org.uk
Tel +44 (0)203 469 8471

Sharon Vanloo
CRUK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence

s.vanloo@ucl.ac.uk
+44 (0)203 796 2940

 

Research opportunities in lung cancer

Lung Cancer

Survival for people with lung cancer remains low which is why we've made it a strategic priority. We have a broad range of funding opportunities for researchers wanting to focus on the disease.