21 March 2019

TEFAF Oncology Chair 2019 Symposium & Inauguration - 21 March 2019

GROW proudly announces the appointment of Prof. dr. Lisa Coussens as TEFAF Honorary Chair Professor 2019.
Dr. Coussens is Chair of the Department of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology, and Associate Director for Basic Research in the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU).
She is a renowned scientist in the field of the interaction between tumor cells and their surrounding tissue.
She also investigates the role of detoxification processes in the development and progression of cancer.

You are cordially invited to the TEFAF Chair 2019 Inauguration - ’Inflammation and Cancer; New Targets for Therapy in Cancer’.
March 21, 2019, 16:30hrs.
Maastricht University, Auditorium Minderbroederberg 4-6, Maastricht.

Prior to the inauguration, starting 14:00hrs,  the symposium ‘The tumor micro-environment’ takes place.

Guest-speakers invited by Prof. Coussens;
Michele De Palma, EPFL, Lausanne, CH -  ‘Tumor-derived extracellular vesicles: role in anti-cancer therapy and beyond’
Karin de Visser, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, NL - ‘Dissecting tumor-genotype/immunophenotype relationships in metastatic breast cancer’
Mara Sherman, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA – ‘Mechanisms and consequences of pancreatic cancer stromal evolution’


Participation is free and open to all interested.
More details and registration; www.aanmelder.nl/105840