Upcoming events

Children's Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence (CBTCE) Breakfast Meeting - co-hosted by the Paediatric Cancer and Neuro-oncology Programmes at CRUK Cambridge Centre

Wed 1st April 2020, 09.00 - 09.30 am | Zoom link

Join Prof Richard Gilbertson over breakfast to discuss the newly launched CBTCE and discuss how this Centre will be tackling children’s brain tumours.

Programme Seminars

Held every 3-4 months, showcasing neuro-oncology research happening in Cambridge. All Neuro-oncology Programme seminars are available as a list on the University of Cambridge's website

April 2020 Wed 22nd April 2020, 4-5pm Dr Manav Pathania

Dr Rafael Romero-Garcia

Venue TBC
July 2020 Date TBC Speakers TBC Venue TBC
October 2020 Date TBC Speakers TBC Venue TBC

Past Events

January 2020 Tues 21st Jan 2020, 4-5pm Neuro-oncology Programme Seminar

George Malliaras | EPSRC IRC in Targeted Delivery for Hard-to-Treat Cancers

Chao Li | Characterising Heterogeneity of Glioblastoma using Multi-parametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging

LT2 Clinical School, Cambridge Biomedical Campus
October 2019 Wed 9th Oct 2019, 4-5pm Neuro-oncology Programme Seminar

Ana Rossi | Mechanisms linking hypoxia, type 2 IP3 receptors and invasiveness in glioma cells

Rohit Sinha | Applying Cognitive Neuroscience methods in Cancer

Neurosciences Seminar Room B Spur, Addenbrooke's Hospital
  Wed 16th Oct 2019, 6-8pm Festival of Ideas event:

Life after brain cancer - Living or Surviving

Queens College, Cambridge

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June 2019 Wed 26th June 2019, 4-5pm Neuro-oncology Programme Seminar

Raj Jena | The edge of the cloud - machine learning and mapping glioma on MR imaging

Harry Bulstrode | Targeting Glioma Stem Cells using Zika Virus

LT2 Clinical School, Cambridge Biomedical Campus
April 2019 11-12 April 2019 Neuroblastoma UK 5th Research Symposium

Organised by Neuroblastoma UK and co-hosted by Prof. Anna Philpott (Dept. Oncology, University of Cambridge). One and a half days of international speakers, poster presentations and discussion on the latest in neuroblastoma research.

Sponsors: The CRUK CC Neuro-oncology Programme, the CRUK CC Paediatric Programme, EUSAPharma and ErgoMed.

Perse School, Cambridge
March 2019 Wed 20th March 2019, 6-8pm Cambridge Science Festival: Tackling brian tumours - addressing one of the hardest challenges in cancer research

Included presentations from:

  • Richard Gilbertson (challenges facing brain tumour research)

  • Lisa Ruff (diagnosis of different subgroups of tumours, drug screening, and overcoming the blood brain barrier)

  • John Griffiths (analysing NMR data to understand tumour cell biology and metabolic pathways)

  • Richard Mair (earlier detection of tumours through liquid biopsy)

The evening included lots of audience participation (!) and some great discussion and questions from the audience. 

St John's College, Cambridge

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