15th Annual ENETS Conference: Grants and Award Application Deadline, Program Update
The 15th Annual ENETS Conference will be held 7 - 9 March 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. We would like to draw attention to the deadline for the grant application on 7 January 2018 at 23:59h CET.
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Dr. Robert Jensen is Chief of the Cell Biology Section, Digestive Diseases Branch, Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health, USA. His studies have involved natural history, diagnosis, systematic analysis of imaging studies, medical control of the gastric acid hypersecretion, role of surgery, molecular-pathologic-clinical correlations to identify prognostic factors and treatment of patients with advanced disease. He is ENETS Life Achievement Award winner from 2015. His talk covering the annual conference "Overview of Best Clinical and Basic Science Abstracts" is a highlight each year and will take place during Session 6 on Friday, 9 March 2018.
Prof. Jürgen Becker was trained in Dermatology at the University of Würzburg as well as in Tumor Immunology at the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, and the Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen. In 2010 he was appointed as director of General Dermatology at the Medical University of Graz, Austria. In 2014 he joined the German Cancer Consortium as head of the Institute for Translation Skin Cancer Research at the University Hospital Essen, Germany. His talk is entitled, "From Biology to Therapy" taking place during Session 9 'Standards of Care for Merkel Cell Carcinoma' on Friday, 9 March 2018.
Prof. Aldo Scarpa is Chair of the Department of Pathology at Verona University and Director of the ARC-Net Centre for applied research on cancer at Verona University, Italy. He is leader of the Italian effort in the International Cancer Genome Consortium. His talk is entitled, "The Genetic Landscape of PanNENs" and will take place during Session1 on Thursday, 8 March 2018.
David Gross is Associate Professor (emeritus) at the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School and former head of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Unit at the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center. His talk will cover "Preparation for Theatre: Midgut NET, Insulinoma, Phaeochromocytoma" and is part of the Postgraduate Course taking place on Wednesday, 7 March 2018.