Programme Seminars

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

January 2022 Tuesday 18th January, 12-1pm Friederike Hesse | Brindle group, CRUK Cambridge Institute

“Imaging response of glioblastoma to radiotherapy using 2H MRI measurements of [2,3-2H2]fumarate metabolism”

Mr Richard Mair | Dept of Clinical Neurosciences and CUH Neurosurgery

“The Minderoo Precision Brain Tumour Programme”

Online - register here
April 2022 Tuesday 19th April, 12-1pm What's new in Neuropathology?

Speakers TBC

June 2022 Tuesday 14th June, 12-1pm What's new in Radiotherapy for brain tumours?

Speakers TBC

October 2022 Tuesday 18th October, 12-1pm TBC TBC

Past Events

October 2021 Wed 20th October, 12-1pm Neuro-oncology Programme Seminar

Mr Richard Mair | “Fragmentation patterns and personalized sequencing of cell-free DNA in urine and plasma of glioma patients”

Dr Omer Bayraktar | “GBM-space: Discovering how the tumour microenvironment regulates glioblastoma cell states”

May 2021 Tues 28th & Wed 19th May CRUK Cambridge Centre Neuro-oncology Conference 2021

Bringing together leading brain tumour researchers from Cambridge and the wider international community to share the latest advances in neuro-oncology.

April 2021 Wednesday 14th April, 12-1pm Neuro-oncology Programme Seminar

Mr Stephen Price | ‘Precision Surgery for Glioblastomas’

Dr Petra Hamerlik | "Functional Interplay Between Aberrant DNA Repair & Cellular Hierarchies in Glioblastoma"

Jan 2021 Tues 26th January, 12-1pm Neuro-oncology Programme Seminar

Dr Pau Creixell | "Novel approaches to therapeutically target tyrosine kinases driving brain, breast and lung cancer”

Prof David Rowitch & Prof Peter Hutchinson | "Intra-operative MRI for brain tumours"

October 2020 Tues 6th October 12-1pm Neuro-oncology Programme Seminar

Dr Manav Pathania | “Developing new models of mutant histone-driven paediatric gliomas”

Dr Rafa Romero Garcia | “Translating neuroimaging and connectomic findings for understanding cognitive recovery in glioma patients”

April 2020 Wed 1st April 2020, 9-9.30am  Children's Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence (CBTCE) Breakfast Meeting - co-hosted by the Paediatric Cancer and Neuro-oncology Programmes at CRUK Cambridge Centre

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

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

Rohit Sinha | Applying Cognitive Neuroscience methods in Cancer

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

Neurosciences Seminar Room, B Spur, Cambridge Biomedical Campus
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 Paediatric Cancer Programme, the CRUK CC Neuro-oncology Programme, EUSAPharma and ErgoMed.

Perse School, Cambridge

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This calendar shows all internal and external events that may be of interest to brain tumour researchers and clinicians.