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3rd Grampian Cancer Research Symposium

Date: 05/09/2019 to 05/09/2019 Venue: Med Chi Hall, Polwarth Building, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen

The 3rd Grampian Cancer Research Symposium brings together speakers and delegates from across the field to discuss how best to drive research excellence in cancer.

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  • 12.00: Lunch and poster viewing

  • 12.30: Meeting welcome 

  • 12.45: Dr Alan McNair, Senior Research Manager Scottish Government Chief Scientist Office - Support of Cancer Research in Scotland 

  • 13.25: Dr Nicky Price, NHS Grampian Assistant R&D Manager - Data Management in Clinical Trials: An Overview

  • 13.45: Dr Graham Macdonald, NHS Grampian Oncology Consultant - Title to be confirmed

  • 14.05: Coffee break and poster viewing

  • 14.25: Dr Gavin Preston, NHS Grampian Haematology Consultant - Time to stop using chemotherapy in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia?

  • 14.45: Prof Mirela Delibegovic, Personal Chair in Diabetic Medicine at University of Aberdeen - Role of PTP1B in acute myeloid leukaemia

  • 15.15: Pat Cooper, NHS Grampian Senior Clinical Trials Pharmacist – The role of the Clinical Trials Pharmacy in supporting Cancer Research at ARI

  • 15.35: Prof Val Speirs, Chair in Molecular Oncology at University of Aberdeen – Breast Cancer Research in Aberdeen

  • 16.05: Meeting close: Dr Les Samuel, Clinical Lead for NRS Cancer Research Network – North.

Poster presentations of recent work are encouraged, please contact if you would like to display a poster, we will happily display work that has been presented at previous conferences. The posters will be available for viewing during the networking lunch and coffee break.

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