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The 3rd Annual Finnish Symposium on Brain Tumors


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Program updated 8th September 2017


The 3rd Annual Finnish Symposium on Brain Tumors                          
Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel, Turku, 26-27 October 2017

Keynote speakers:
Prof. Wolfgang Wick, Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany
Prof. Frank Winkler, German Cancer Research Center, Germany
Prof. Sven Nelander, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden
Prof. Bjarne Kristensen, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Invited speakers:
Prof. Juha E. Jääskeläinen, University of Eastern Finland
Docent Päivi Lähteenmäki, Turku University Hospital, Finland
Docent Kristiina M. Huttunen, University of Eastern Finland
Prof. Heikki Minn, University of Turku, Finland

Thursday 26th October 2017
15:00 – 17:00 Registration  
17:00 – 17:10 Opening words from the chairman of FiBTRA

Session 1, Chairman: Prof. Jukka Westermarck
17:10 – 18:00 Keynote: Prof. Wolfgang Wick, Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany
Clinical glioma trials using molecular precision concepts
18:00 – 18:30 Invited talk: Prof.Juha E. Jääskeläinen, University of Eastern Finland
Four emerging clinical concepts in CNS tumor therapy
18:30 – 19:00 Invited talk: Docent Päivi Lähteenmäki, Turku University Hospital, Finland
Later health and quality of life in survivors of early age onset brain tumors
19:00 – 20:00 Get together
20:00 –   Symposium dinner

 

Friday 27th October 2017
Session 2, Chairman: Professor Pirjo Laakkonen
09:00 – 09:50 Keynote: Prof. Frank Winkler, German Cancer Research Center, Germany
Cellular networks: implications for brain tumor biology and therapy
09:50 – 10:10 Presentation of selected abstract
10:10 – 10:30 Presentation of selected abstract
10:30 – 10:50 Presentation of selected abstract
10:50 – 11.20 Invited talk: Docent Kristiina M. Huttunen, University of Eastern Finland
Targeting drugs to gliomas by prodrug technology
11:30 – 13:00 Lunch

Session 3, Chairman:  PhD Maria Gardberg
13:00 – 13:50 Keynote: Prof. Sven Nelander, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden
Predictive oncology: systems scale analysis and prospective modeling of cancer stem cells from patients
13:50 – 14:10 Presentation of selected abstract
14:10 – 14:30 Presentation of selected abstract
14:30 – 15:10  Keynote: Prof. Bjarne Kristensen, University of Southern Denmark 
Use of NGS and genome-wide methylation profiling to improve glioma diagnostics
15:10 – 15:30 Coffee break

Session 4, Chairman: Docent Kirsi Granberg
15:30 – 16:00 Invited talk: Prof. Heikki Minn, University of Turku, Finland
Somatostatin receptors in malignant glioma
16:00 – 16:20 Presentation of selected abstract
16:20 – 16:40 Presentation of selected abstract
16:40 Closing words



Supported by:







Doctoral Programme in Medicine and Life Sciences