Programme Seminars

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

March 2024 Wednesday 13th March 4-5.30pm Dr Sarah Leiter, Academic Clinical Fellow - Paediatrics, Cambridge University Hospitals Seminar Room 1, Clinical School
May 2024 Date TBC Dr Simon Richardson, Senior Clinical Research Associate & Honorary Consultant Haematologist (Huntly Group) Venue TBC
July 2024 Date TBC Speakers TBC Venue TBC

Past Events

September 2023 Wed 27th September 2023 Paediatric Cancer Programme Seminar

Prof Anna Philpott | “Differentiation in Therapeutic Approaches for Neuroblastoma”

Prof Matthew Murray | "Testicular germ cell tumour cells release microRNA-containing extracellular vesicles that induce phenotypic and genotypic changes in cells of the tumour microenvironment"

Kirsty Ferguson | "You, Me & Us: poetry to connect patients and researchers’."

Zac Scurlock | "Exploring the role of piwi-interacting RNAs (piRNAs), a class of short non-coding RNAs, in malignant germ cell tumour pathogenesis"

Room 215, CRUK Cambridge Institute
April 2023 Wed 26th April 2023 Paediatric Programme Seminar

Dr Aditi Vedi | Dr Lucy Hare | Emily James

Clinical School
May 2022 Wed 11th May 2022, 4.30-5.30pm Quick fire research updates from Programme members followed by drinks and networking:

Dr Sam Behjati | Prof Matt Murray | Prof Suzanne Turner | Dr Amos Burke | Dr Isaia Barbieri | Prof Anna Philpott

 Seminar Room 2, Clinical School
November 2020 Tues 17th November 2020, 12noon - 1pm (GMT) Rupert Ecker, CEO TissueGnostics

Contextual Tissue Cytometry with AI – Immunophenotyping and Quantifying the Tumour Microenvironment in-situ

Full abstract and biography

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.

February 2020 Thurs 13th Feb 2020, 4-5pm Paediatric Cancer Programme Seminar

Dr Suzanne Turner | Biology of paediatric lymphoma

Dr Amos Burke | Clinical trials for paediatric lymphoma

Seminar Room 01, Clinical School
November 2019 Thurs 28th November 2019, 4.30 - 5.30pm Paediatric Cancer Programme Seminar

Matthew Allen | Molecular Drivers of Metastasis in Paediatric Musculoskeletal Malignancies

Olivier Giger | RNA Modifications in Gastrointestinal Stroma Tumours

SR12 Clinical School, Cambridge Biomedical Campus
September 2019 15-18 Sept 2019 International Extracranial Germ Cell Tumour Conference 2019

Co-hosted by Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG), Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer (TYAC), and the Malignant Germ Cell International Consortium (MaGIC) and supported by the CRUK CC Paediatric Cancer Programme.

Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

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June 2019 Wed 19th June 2019, 4-5pm Paediatric Cancer Programme Meeting

Sam Behjati | Wilms tumour research update

Isaia Barbieri | New Junior Group Leader presentation

SR1, 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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 Other events of interest

This calendar shows all external events, including funding and submission deadlines, of relevance to paediatric cancer.

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