Translational Research Unit Visits Reports

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2014 Translational Research Unit Visits

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Topic: ‘Following in Nobel’s footsteps: a comprehensive picture of Translational Cancer Research in Karolinska Institutet’

Date: 16-19 June 2014

Participants:

  • Alicia Garcia Arias, Spain
  • Catarina Abreu, Portugal
  • Caterina Vivaldi, Italy
  • Kirsty Lee, Hong Kong
  • Madiha Kanwal, Pakistan
  • Mian Xie, China
  • Ruchir Bhandari, India
  • Sara Valpione, Italy
  • Sunishtha Bhatia, India
  • Wafaa Rashed, Egypt

Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy

Topic: Integrating multidisciplinary issues in clinical oncology: the paradigm of urologic tumors

Date: 13-16 May 2014

Participants:

  • Artur Mnatsakanyan, Armenia
  • Izabela Lasinska, Poland
  • Jorge Martinez, Uruguay
  • Jorge Zeron-Medina Cuairan, Mexico
  • Krishnamani Kalpathi, India
  • Laura Lupu, Romania
  • Lucia Raimondo, Italy
  • Mario Fontes e Sousa, Portugal
  • Mukesh Shanthilal, India
  • Patricio Serra-Bellver, Spain

2013 Translational Research Unit Visits

Medical Oncology, University Hospital Policlinico G.B. Rossi, University of Verona Medical School, Verona, Italy

Topic: Found in Translation
Date: 21-24 October 2013
Participants:

  • Clara Senin, Spain
  • Giovanni Bariani, Brazil
  • Bivas Biswas, India
  • Raafat Abdel, Malek Egypt
  • Ilya Pokataev, Russia
  • Sunu Cyriac, India
  • Ahmed Nagy, Egypt
  • Natia Jokhadze, Georgia
  • Sanudev Vadakke Puthiyottil, India
  • Krishna Mohan Mallavarapu, India

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Innsbruck Medical University and Center for Personalized Medicine “Oncotyrol”, Innsbruck, Austria

Topic: Translational Research and Development of Novel Biomarkers and Drugs: the laboratory-clinical interface
Date: 15–17 May 2013
Participants:

  • Hanna Anishchanka, Belarus
  • Idan Ben-Horin, Israel
  • Eleonora Bona, Italy
  • Surendra Chaudhary, India
  • Monica Malik, India
  • Dimitrios Matthaios, Greece
  • Vivek Radhakrishnan, India
  • Rosa Maria Rodriguez, Spain
  • Katerin Rojas, Peru

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2012 Translational Research Unit Visits

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom

Topic: Lost in Translation: how to find your way
Date: 21-23 November 2012
Participants:

  • Alfaar Ahmad, Egypt
  • Altavilla Amelia, Italy
  • Gogia Ajay, India
  • Lambertini Matteo, Italy
  • Linga Vijay, India
  • Loong Herbert, Hong Kong
  • Risi Emanuela, Italy
  • Salvatore Lisa, Italy
  • Vasile Enrico, Italy

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Southern Sweden Cancer Center, Lund, Sweden

Topic: Translational Oncology - from bioinformatics to clinical informatics; focus on hereditary, breast cancer, melanoma and sarcoma
Date: 24-27 April 2012
Participants:

  • Branislav Bystricky, Slovak Republic
  • Mustafa El-Sherify, Egypt
  • Indranil Ghosh, India
  • Donna Graham, Ireland
  • Hassan Hameed, UK
  • Ravindran Kanesvaran, Singapore
  • Jan Oldenburg, Norway
  • Paul-Martin Putora, Switzerland
  • Enrico Vasile, Italy

Institut de cancérologie Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France

Topic: Integration of molecular medicine into clinical trials.
Date: 6-9 February 2012
Participants:

  • Chiara Cremolini, Italy
  • Rodrigo Dienstmann, Spain
  • Serge Dohmen, The Netherlands
  • Anna Lisa Gentile, Italy
  • Georgis Papaxoinis, Greece
  • Grigorijs Plakhins, Latvia
  • Gihan Ratnayake, UK
  • Rodrigo Rovere, Brazil
  • Elisa Zanardi, Italy

2011 Translational Research Unit Visits

The European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy

Topic: Circulating endothelial cells and progenitors as biomarkers in anti-angiogenic therapy of cancer
Date: 12-14 October 2011
Participants:

  • Miguel Angel Berciano Guerrero, Spain;
  • Paolo Carli, Italy;
  • Viacheslav Chubenko, Russia;
  • Louise Catherine Connell, Ireland;
  • Ibolya Czegle, Hungary;
  • Nikolaos Pistamaltzian, Greece;
  • Miroslawa Puskulluoglu, Poland;
  • Joanna Stanislawiak, Poland

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Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland (IOSI), Bellinzona, Switzerland

Topic: Translational studies and new drug development in Oncology: The importance of the laboratory-clinical interface.
Date: 10-13 October 2011
Participants:

  • Samia Arifi, Morocco;
  • Ahitagani Biswas, India;
  • Dzianis Kazakevich, Belarus
  • Dimitrios Krikelis, Greece
  • Laura Noto, Italy
  • Sheila Piva, Italy
  • Federica Recine, Italy
  • Diego Reis, Belgium
  • Cynthia Villarreal-Garza, Mexico

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Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain

Topic: An introduction to Translational Research in Oncology
Date: 27-29 April 2011
Participants:

  • Daniela Adua, Italy
  • Ramon Andrade De Mello, Portugal
  • Alfonso De Stefano, Italy
  • Kathryn Field, Australia
  • Lorenzo Fornaro, Italy
  • Xinmei Kang, China
  • Manuel Rodrigues, France
  • Lieke Simkens, the Netherlands
  • Valentina Sini, Italy
  • Manpreet Singh Tiwana, India

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2010 Translational Research Unit Visits

Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Topic: New avenues in Translational Research:

  • Translational research in glioblastomamouse models (Pathology)
  • Translational radiation oncology research in head and neck cancer (Radiotherapy)
  • Breast cancer: a search for new biomarkers (Medical Oncology, Nuclear Medicine)
  • New tracers and therapeutic antibodies in oncology (Nuclear Medicine)
  • Sarcoma research: from mouse and men (Medical Oncology, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology)
  • From bench to bedside: early clinical trials (Medical Oncology)

Date: 2-4 November 2010
Participants:

  • Mehmet Artac, Turkey
  • Jose David Gomez Rangel, Mexico
  • Paolo Grassi, Italy
  • Sameh Hashem, Jordan
  • Andrea Necchi, Italy
  • Ahmed  Salem, Jordan

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The Molekulare Krebsforschungszentrum of the Charité (MKFZ), Berlin, Germany

Topic: Translational cancer research: the laboratory-clinical interface at the MKFZ
Date: 27-29 October 2010
Participants:

  • Riyad Bendardaf, Libya
  • Alexander Druy, Russia
  • Aiza Jamil, Pakistan
  • Teresa Mele, Italy
  • Hudhaifah Shaker, UK
  • Sergiu Ungureanu, Moldova
  • Gustavo Werutsky, Brazil

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University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, The Netherlands

Topic: Translational Research illustrated through the following themes: Molecular imaging, Long term toxicity and early (pre)clinical trials, Microenvironment, infiltration and metastasis of tumour cells and several aspects of gynaecological oncology trials
Date: 29 March to 1 April 2010
Participants:

  • Nalan Akgul Babacan, Turkey
  • Olena Bilyk, Ukraine
  • Rita  De Sanctis, Italy
  • Kamal Saini, Belgium
  • Aida Amelia Karam, France
  • Navneet Singh, India
  • Karin Tamas, Hungary

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