The talks aim to give a general introduction to cancer biology and medicine and all students and staff are welcome to attend.
The lectures will take place every Thursday from 9.30-10.30. PLEASE NOTE for the time being the lectures will be online only- links will be posted close to the date of each lecture. Please see the series listing on the talks.cam website. Where agreed the lectures will be recorded- access to the recordings if requested, will be restricted to registered students of the university only.
For more information and to receive notifications and updates related to the lecture series, register here: : https://talks.cam.ac.uk/show/index/8177
Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine - Easter Term 2021
The promise of proton therapy in Paediatric tumours
Thursday 10th June: Dr Cathy Wilson, Dept of Pharmacology.
Understanding Myc Transcriptioniagnostics and patient pathways in pancreatic cancer
Thursday 17th June: Mr Raaj Praseedom, Consultant HepatoPancreatoBiliary & Transplant Surgeon at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Diagnostics and patient pathways in pancreatic cancer
Michaelmas Term 2020
Thursday 22 October: Dr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology
Tumour structure and nomenclature
Thursday 29 October: Dr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology
Overview of the core ideas in cancer research
Thursday 26 November 9:30am: Professor Steve Jackson, The Gurdon Institute
DNA repair: translating mechanistic insights towards new cancer therapies.
Exploring the role of the tumour microenvironment: what do the other cells do?
Clinical Treatment and Cancer Stem Cell Biology in Malignant Glioma
The AKT inhibitor Capivasertib (AZD5363): from discovery to clinical proof of concept
Mathematical and evolutionary approaches to cancer
Thursday 18 March: Dr Amos Burke, Clinical Consultant - Department of Paediatric Haematology, Oncology and Palliative Care, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Paediatric malignancies: an overview.