International Marie Sklodowska-Curie Meeting

Meet the Fantastic Four...

DNA repair, Immune Response, Microenvironment and Innovative Therapies

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12th October 2018 – Institut Curie, Paris

There will be additional Conference events for RADIATE-ITN members and keynote speakers only, on 11th & 13th October 2018

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International Marie Sklodowska-Curie Meeting

Programme

Session 1.
Tumour
Micro
environment

Mark Dewhirst
Duke University

Ester Hammond
University of Oxford

Session 2.
Immune
Response

Andy Minn
University of Pennsylvania

Mark de Ridder
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Session 3.
DNA
Repair

Thomas Helleday

Thomas Helleday
University of Sheffield Medical School

Marie Dutreix
Institut Curie, Paris

Session 4.
Innovative
Therapies

Silvia Formenti
Weill Cornell Medical College

Rob Coppes
Groningen University

Programme – Friday 12 October 2018

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  • Registration

    Institut Curie, Amphitheatre Constant Burg foyer
    08:00

  • Conference welcome & introduction

    Ruth Muschel, Director of RADIATE-ITN
    08:45

Session 1 – Tumour Microenvironment

09:00 – 10:45

  • Mark Dewhirst

     A critical examination of methods to image tumor hypoxia
    Duke University, USA
    09:00

  • Ester Hammond

     Exploiting hypoxia induced replication stress for therapeutic gain
    University of Oxford, UK
    09:25

  • Fei-Fei Liu

     Metabolic regulation of dermal fibroblasts governs skin extracellular matrix homeostasis
    Princess Margaret Cancer Center University Health Network, Canada
    09:50

  • Wei-Chun Lee

     β8 integrin determines radiochemoresistance pancreatic cancer cells by regulating autophagy and intracellular vesicle trafficking
    Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
    10:15

  • Xiaohong Peng

     Identification, characterization and pharmacological elimination of irradiation-induced senescent cells in salivary gland organoids
    University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    10:30

  • Coffee Break

    Marquee
    10.45 – 11.10

Session 2 Immune Response

11:10 – 12:30

  • Andy Minn

    TBA
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    11:10

  • Mark de Ridder

    Treatment of Oligometastatic Colorectal Cancer: partnership  between stereotactic body radiotherapy and immunotherapy

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    11:35

  • Jianzhou Chen

     Type I IFN protects cancer cells from ionizing radiation-induced CD8+ T cell-mediated cytotoxicity via upregulation of SERPINB9
    University of Oxford, UK
    12:00

  • Veronica Olivo Pimentel

     Radiotherapy, immunocytokines and immune checkpoint inhibitors: finding the optimal combination
    University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    12:15

  • Lunch & poster session

    Marquee on the patio outside Amphitheatre Constant Burg
    12.30

Session 3 – DNA Repair

14:10 – 15:15

  • Thomas Helleday

    Targeting DNA repair to improve radiotherapy
    Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    14:10

  • Marie Dutreix

    Involvement of DNA repair pathways in metastasis and recurrence after radiotherapy
    Institut Curie, France
    14:35

  • Sofia Ferreira

     AsiDNA, a novel DNA repair inhibitor, to radiosensitize aggressive medulloblastoma subtypes
    Institut Curie, France
    15:00

  • Coffee Break

    Marquee
    15.15 – 15.45

Session 4 – Innovative Therapies

15:45 – 17:15

  • Silvia Formenti

    DNA Damage Response and Immune Rejection of Cancer
    Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
    15:45

  • Rob Coppes

    Stem cell therapy to regenerate radiation damaged glandular tissue
    Groningen University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    16:10

  • Vincent Potiron

     Tumor vasculature remodeling by radiation therapy increases doxorubicin distribution and efficacy
    Université de Nantes, France
    16:35

  • Linda Silina

     Improving radiation treatment in bladder cancer
    Institut Curie, France
    17:00

  • Close of meeting

     CLOSING REMARKS AND AWARD PRESENTATION: Ruth Muschel
    17:15-17:45

Optional

  • Boat trip and cocktails

    19.00 till close