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TERRY FOX RESEARCH INSTITUTE ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING Sheraton

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					                TERRY FOX RESEARCH INSTITUTE ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING
                     Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver, May 13 – 15, 2010
                                    Preliminary Program
                                        Pre-Meetings
Wednesday May 12, 2010
5.30 pm – 9.00 pm     A public dialogue on “Patient-Centred Care in a Personalized Treatment World” to be
                      held at the SFU Wosk Centre, Vancouver


Thursday May 13, 2010
10.30 am – 12.30 pm   A satellite workshop on “Chemoprevention of Cancer” Guest speaker: Dr. Michael Sporn
                      (Dartmouth Medical School)
                                   2nd TFRI Annual Scientific Meeting
12.30 – 2.00 pm       Lunch & Registration
 2.00 – 3.00 pm       Introducing The Terry Fox Research Institute.
 3.00 -6.10 pm        Personalized Medicine
                      Confirmed speakers: Simon Sutcliffe (BC), Clayton Smith (BCCA) & Francois Benard (BCCA)
 6.30 – 8.00 pm       Poster Session
 8.00 pm – 9.00 pm    Dinner


Friday May 14, 2010
 6.30 am              Early Morning Run with Darrell Fox
 7.30 – 8.30 am       Breakfast
 8.30 am – 12.00 pm   Selective Therapies
                      Confirmed speakers: Rob Rottapel (UHN/OICR), Kullervo Hynynen (Sunnybrook), Patrick
                      Lee (Dalhousie) & Marcel Bally (BCCA / CDRD)
12.00 – 1.00 pm       Lunch
 1.00 - 4.00 pm       Interaction time
 4.00 – 6.30 pm       Poster Session & buffet dinner
 6.30 – 9.30 pm       Biomarkers
                      Confirmed speakers: Fred Saad (CHUM), Stephen Lam (BCCA), Anne-Marie Mes-Masson
                      (CHUM) & Mark Basik (McGill)
 9.30 – 10.30 pm      Late night Poster Session


Saturday May 15th
 7.30 am              Breakfast
8.30 – 9.30 am        Cancer Stem Cells
                     Confirmed speakers: Connie Eaves (BCCA), Ben Neel (OCI)
10.00 am -12.15 pm   Tumour Microenvironment
                     Confirmed speakers: Morag Park (McGill), Shoukat Dedhar (BCCA), Peter Siegel (McGill),
                     Dick Hill (UHN)
12.15 – 12.30 pm     Closing Remarks
12.30 pm             End of Meeting

				
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