The Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence Conference 2015

Lung Cancer Conference

Sunday 13th December 2015

13:30 – 16:00 Delegate registration

Session 1: Welcome and Opening Keynote

Chair: Richard Marais (Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, UK)

16:00 – 16:30 Welcome

Caroline Dive (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

Charles Swanton (Francis Crick Institute, UK)

16:30 – 18:30 Opening Keynote Lectures

Pasi A. Jänne (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA)

Julian Downward (Francis Crick Institute, UK) 

18:00 – 19:30 Drinks reception

Monday 14th December 2015

Session 2: Discovery Science and Target Identification

Chair: Henning Walczak (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

08:30 – 09:00 Trever Bivona (University of California San Francisco, USA)

09:00 – 09:30 Anton Berns (the Netherlands Cancer Institute)

09:30 – 09:45 Daniel Murphy (Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute)

09:45 – 10:15 John Brognard (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break and put up poster

 

Session 3: Immunology

Chair: Tim Illidge (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

10:45 – 11:15 Jedd Wolchok (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA)            

11:15 – 11:30 Rachel Rosenthal (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

11:30 – 12:00 Sergio Quezada (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch, poster session and Meet the Expert – David Carbone (Ohio State University, USA)

 

Session 4: Clinical Trials

Chair: Siow-Ming Lee (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

13:30 – 14:00 Jean-Charles Soria (Institut Gustave Roussy, France)

14:00 – 14:30 Gary Middleton (University of Birmingham, UK)

14:30 – 15:00 Roy Herbst (Yale Cancer Center, USA)

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break and poster session

 

Session 5: Radiotherapy and Radiobiology

Chair: Corinne Faivre-Finn (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

15:30 – 16:00 Philippe Lambin (Maastricht University Medical Centre, the Netherlands)

16:00 – 16:30 Marcel van Herk (University of Manchester/The Christie NHS Foundation Trust)

 

Session 6: Keynote lecture

Chair: Charles Swanton (Francis Crick Institute, UK)

16:30 – 17:30 Jeffrey Engelman (Massachusetts General Hospital, USA)

17:30 – 19:00 Poster session and Grand Challenge Workshop

19:00 Conference Dinner, Manchester Town Hall

 

Tuesday 15th December 2015

07:45 – 08:25 Meet the Experts breakfast

Session 7: Keynote lecture

Chair: Caroline Dive (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

08:30 – 09:30 Roman Thomas (University of Cologne, Germany)

 

Session 8: Early Detection and Pre-Invasive Disease

Chair: Richard Booton (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

09:30 – 10:00 Avrum Spira (Boston University School of Medicine, USA)

10:00 – 10:15 Nicole Sodir (University of Cambridge, UK)

10:15 – 10:45 Sam Janes (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break and poster session

 

Session 9: Biomarkers and Imaging

Chair: Tony Ng (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

11:15 – 11:45 Caroline Dive (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

11:45 – 12:00 Nitzan Rosenfeld (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)

12:00 – 12:30 Hugo Aerts (Harvard Medical School, USA)

12:30– 14:00 Lunch, poster session and CRUK Fellowships Workshop

 

Session 10: Tumour Evolution & Heterogeneity

Chair: Fiona Blackhall (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

14:00 – 14:30 Ramaswamy Govindan (Washington University Medical School, USA)

14:30 – 15:00 Charles Rudin (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA)

15:00 – 15:30 Charles Swanton (Francis Crick Institute, UK)

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

 

Session 11: Closing Keynotes and remarks

Chair: Tariq Enver (Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence)

16:00 – 17:00 Brigid Hogan (Duke University Medical Center, USA)

17:00 – 17:15 Closing remarks and poster prizes

Caroline Dive 

Charles Swanton 

Contact us

If you would like to register for the conference please click here.

If you would like more information on the event please contact us on lungconference@cancer.org.uk or by calling us on +44 (0)20 3469 5452.

With thanks to our sponsor