2017 ASSC Annual Scientific Meeting
Wednesday 29 November, 2017
8.30am to 12.30pm
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Auditorium
This will be the second Annual Scientific Meeting for the Australian Skin and Skin Cancer Research Centre (ASSC).
The program will include updates from the ASSC Enabling Grant Projects from 2017, as well as highlights of the world class research being conducted into skin and skin cancer at The University of Queensland and QIMR Berghofer.
|ASSC Annual Scientific Meeting Program|
|8.30am-8.45am||ASSC Annual Scientific Meeting:
Opening and welcome
H. Peter Soyer
|Update on ASSC Enabling Grant Projects:
Results from a pilot evaluation of the PAH Transplant Skin Clinic
|Improved antigen-specific immunotherapy for cutaneous malignant melanoma||Riccardo Dolcetti|
|Immune pathways in dysplastic naevi and melanoma||Mark Smyth|
|Heterogeneity in melanoma||Andrew Barbour|
|9.45am-10.00am||Epigenetic modifiers as novel targets for therapy in melanoma||Jason Lee
|10.00am-10.20am||Morning tea break|
|New developments in Skin & Skin Cancer:
Results of a randomised phase III trial of post-operative chemo-radiotherapy versus radiotherapy in high-risk cutaneous SCC of the head and neck
|10.35am-10.45am||Investigating squamous cell cancer immune evasion in a human cancer progression model||Katharina Noske|
|10.45am-10.55am||Preventing UV induced stem cell mobilization as a therapeutic approach for Basal Cell Carcinoma||Christelle Adolphe|
|10.55am-11.05am||Humoral Immunity and Dendritic Cell Vaccines in Melanoma: Can Longitudinal Antibody Changes Mirror the Oncogenomic Landscape and Response to Treatment?||Gregor Kijanka|
|11.05am-11.25am||Skin Phenome Project||Kiarash Khosrotehrani
|11.25am-11.40am||Whole-genome characterization of melanoma||Nick Hayward|
|11.40am-12.55pm||Building on melanoma genetic successes: Phase-2 melanoma meta-analysis||Matthew Law|
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