Translational Research Unit Visits Reports

2019 Translational Research Unit Visits

The Christie Hospital and Manchester Cancer Research Centre, Manchester, United Kingdom

Topic: Biomarkers - bridging the gap in clinical translational research 

Dates: 25 -28 June 2019

Participants:

  • Facundo Alberti, Spain
  • Milan Anjanappa, India
  • Bohdan Bidovanets, Ukraine
  • Konstantinos Christofyllakis, Greece
  • Anna Czarnecka, Poland
  • HS Darling, India
  • Pramod Kumar Gupta, India
  • Aijnda Joseph, Sri Lanka
  • Nikolaos Mitsimponas, Greece
  • Irene Pecora, Italy
  • Marina Puchinskaya, Belarus

Clinical Division of Oncology, Medical University of Vienna, General Hospital Vienna, Austria

Topic: Translational Research in Oncology: From Bench to Bedside and Back

Dates: 15 - 17 May 2019

Participants:

  • Abeer Alharbi, Saudi Arabia
  • Tatiana Correa, Brazil
  • Bharti Devnani, India
  • Jesús Fuentes Antrás, Spain
  • Giulia Galli, Italy
  • Indranil Khan, India
  • Prashant Kumbhaj, India
  • Panagiotis Ntellas, Greece
  • Piotr Spychalski, Poland

Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France

Topic: Technologies to assess cancer complexity

Dates: 18 - 19 April 2019

Participants:

  • Bhausaheb Bagal, India
  • Deborah Cosentini, Italy
  • Bernhard Doleschal, Austria
  • Justus Körfer, Germany
  • Paloma Martin Martorell, Spain
  • Giacomo Pelizzari, Italy
  • Jose J. Ponce Lorenzo, Spain
  • Polina Shilo, Russian Federation
  • Marco Tagliamento, Italy
  • Aaron Tan, Singapore
  • Clara Martinez Vila, Spain
  • Liliya Zrelykh, Ukraine

Breast Cancer Translational Research Laboratory, Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium

Topic: Integrating translational research to the clinic: towards improved cancer patients’ care

Dates: 21 - 22 January 2019

Participants:

  • Stalin Chowdary Bala, India
  • Debora Basile, Italy
  • Aseem Rai Bhatnagar, India
  • Luca Cantini, Italy
  • Gaia Giannone, Italy
  • Doroto Kwapisz, Poland
  • Eleonora Lai, Italy
  • Shirley Lewis, India
  • Pasquale Lombardi, Italy
  • Antroula Papakonstantinou, Sweden
  • Aleksei Tikhonov, Russian Federation

2018 Translational Research Unit Visit

Dipartimento di Internistica Clinica e Sperimentale “F. Magrassi”, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Italy

Topic: 'How to develop a translational research project with clinical applicability'

Dates: 9-12 October 2018

Participants:

  • Giulia Mazzaschi, Italy
  • Jules Vasquez Chavez, Peru
  • Hongcheng Zhu, China
  • Sofia Ferreira, Portugal
  • Paula Ribera, Spain
  • Maria Alice Borinelli Franzoi, Brazil
  • Eudald Felip Falgàs, Spain
  • Gerard Walls, Ireland
  • Kamil Wdowiak, Poland
  • Puneet Bagri, India

2017 Translational Research Unit Visits

Dipartimento di Internistica Clinica e Sperimentale “F. Magrassi”, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Italy

Topic: 'How to develop a translational research project with clinical applicability'

Dates: 26-29 September 2017

Participants:

  • Vlad-Adrian Afrasanie, Romania
  • Nataliia Chorna, Ukraine
  • Subhadip Dias, India
  • Ionut Funigana, Romania
  • Evgenia Kharchenko, Russian Fed.
  • Nazar Lukavetskyy, Ukraine
  • Lazar Popovic, Serbia
  • Amit Samani, United Kingdom

2016 Translational Research Unit Visits

Clinical Department for Oncology, University Hospital for Internal Medicine, General Hospital Vienna, Austria

Topic: ESMO Translational Research Unit Visit

Dates: 14-16 September 2016

Participants:

  • Trinanjan Basu, India
  • Roman Dubianski, Poland
  • Sherien El-Daly, Egypt
  • Lorena Gurrieri, Italy
  • Concetta Elisa Onesti, Italy
  • Karima Oualla, Morocco
  • Abdulazeez Salawu, United Kingdom
  • Alberto Servetto, Italy
  • Oana Trifanescu, Romania

Dipartimento Medico-Chirurgico di Internistica Clinica e Sperimentale “F. Magrassi”, Second University of Naples, Italy

Topic: 'How to develop a translational research project with clinical applicability'

Dates: 4-7 April 2016

Participants:

  • Atul Batra, India
  • Biswajit Dubashi, India
  • Giandomenico Roviello, Italy
  • Herman Perroud, Argentina
  • Lorenzo Gerratana, Italy
  • Milan Paul Kubelac, Romania
  • Narender Kumar, India
  • Nicoleta Antone, Romania
  • Pooja Khullar Gogia, India
  • Saul Campos-Gomez, Mexico
  • Smita Kayal, India
  • Vinayak Maka, India

2015 Translational Research Unit Visits

Dipartimento Medico-Chirurgico di Internistica Clinica e Sperimentale “F. Magrassi”, Second University of Naples, Italy

Topic: 'How to develop a translational research project with clinical applicability'

Dates: 3-6 February 2015

Participants:

  • Aine O'Reilly, Ireland
  • Ajeet Gandhi, India
  • Bhumsuk Keam, Republic of Korea
  • David Paez, Spain
  • Elisa Fontana, Italy
  • Katarzyna Jerzak, Canada
  • Laura Orgiano, Italy
  • Maria Alexandra Barbu, Romania
  • Petr Szturz, Czech Republic
  • Venkata Nagarjuna Maturu, India
  • Viola Barucca, Italy    
  • Zeyad Nassar, Australia

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: 16-9 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

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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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