Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine 2018-19

Dr Paul Edwards
Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine series
Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine series

All first year CRUK Cambridge Centre PhD students are required to attend the Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine series. The talks aim to give a general introduction to cancer biology and medicine and all students and staff are welcome to attend. Please click on the lecture title to access the slide presentation from the lecture - these are for personal reference only; please contact the speaker if you would like to use any of the information in their presentations.

The lectures take place every Thursday from 9.30-10.30 in the Clinical School Lecture Theatre 2

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine - Michaelmas Term 2018

Thursday 1 NovemberDr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology
Tumour pathology, structure and nomenclature


Thursday 8 November: Dr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology

Overview of the core ideas in cancer research 


Thursday 15 November: Dr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology
The mutations that drive cancer 

Thursday 22 November: Dr Christian Frezza, MRC Cancer Unit
Dysregulated metabolism: passenger or driver of cancer? 

Thursday 29 November: Dr Sakari Vanharanta, MRC Cancer Unit
Introduction to the biology of metastasis

Thursday 6 December: Professor Brian Huntly, Department of Haematology
Cancer stem cells, evolution and heterogeneity

Thursday 13 December: Professor Steve Jackson, The Gurdon Institute
DNA repair: translating mechanistic insights towards new cancer therapies
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Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine - Lent Term 2019

Thursday 3 January: Dr Mike Scott, Department of Haematology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
TBC

Thursday 10 January: Dr Raj Jena, Department of Onocology and Dr Adel Helmy, Department of Clinical Neuroscience CUH NHS Foundation Trust
TBC

Thursday 17 January: Dr Bristi Basu, Department of Oncology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
TBC

Thursday 24 January: Dr Christine Parkinson, Department of Oncology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
TBC

Thursday 31 January: Dr Thankamma Ajithkumar and Dr Helen Hatcher, Department of Oncology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
TBC

Thursday 7 February: Dr Ferdia Gallagher, Department of Radiology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
TBC

Thursday 14 February: Dr Luigi Aloj, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
TBC

Thursday 21 February: Prof Rebecca Fitzgerald, Early Detection Programme
Introduction to the early detection of cancer and novel interventions

Thursday 28 February: Dr Charlie Massie, Early Detection Programme
Liquid biopsy biomarkers for early detection; general principles and specific examples

Thursday 8 March: Prof Antonis Antoniou, Early Detection Programme
The development of cancer risk susceptibility models and application to early detection

Thursday 14 March: Dr Barry Davies, AstraZeneca
TBC

Thursday 21 March: Prof Brian Huntly, Department of Haematology
TBC

Thursday 28 March: Dr Simón Méndez-Ferrer, Department of Haematology
TBC


Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine – Easter Term 2018

TBC

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For details of talks up to the end of July 2019 and for last minute changes, please see the series listing on the talks.cam website.