Radiation and the Genome

1. 12. 2009 - 1. 12. 2009, British Institute of Radiology, London, UK

09:30 Registration and Coffee

09:50 Welcome and introduction

10:00 Radiation and genomic instability
Prof Eric Wright, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee

10:30 Targeting genomic instability for novel chemoradiotherapy approaches
Prof Thomas Helleday, Gray Institute for Radiation Oncology & Biology, Oxford

11:00 Coffee Break

11:20 Genetic susceptibility to radiation-induced carcinogenesis
Speaker TBC

11:50 Finding the genetic determinants of adverse reactions to radiotherapy
Dr Chris Talbot, University of Leicester, Leicester

12:20 Genotyping for predicting radiotherapy toxicity: results from the RAPPER study
Dr Gillian Barnett, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

12:40 Lunch

13:40 Normal tissue radiobiology and stem cells
Speaker TBC

14:10 Breast cancer stem cells and radiosensitivity
Dr Rob Clarke, The University of Manchester, Manchester

14:40 Radiation responses in tumour initiating cells derived from glioblastoma multiforme
Dr Anthony Chalmers, University of Sussex, Brighton

15:00 Cervix cancer, stem cells and radiosensitivity
Dr John Hall, The University of Manchester, Manchester

15:30 Stem cell therapy to reduce radiation-induced normal tissue damage
Prof Rob Coppes, University of Groningen, The Netherlands (Sponsored by EACR

16:00 Discussion

16:15 Close

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