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Cancer Research UK City of London Centre Multidisciplinary Workshop

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The workshop will showcase the CoL Theme 2 capabilities and facilitate development of collaborative projects.

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10:00 AM Introduction to the workshop - Erik Sahai and Tony Ng

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10:15 - 12:00 Session 1: Clinicians and Scientists discuss their experience with using imaging to answer immunology/immunotherapy questions.

10:15 - 10:30 Toby Lawrence King’s College London

  • Tumour-associated macrophages

10:30 - 10:45 Jude Fitzgibbon - Bart’s Cancer Institute

  • Genetic heterogeneity highlighted by differential FDG-PET response in Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma

10:45 - 11:00 Kairbaan Hodivala-Dilke - Bart’s Cancer Institute

  • Exploring the tumour microenvironment in order to treat cancer better

11:00 - 11:15 Dinis Calado - Francis Crick Institute

  • Model Systems of Relapse-Refractory Lymphoma

11:15 - 11:30 Stephen Pereira - University College London

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11:30 - 11:45 Fran Balkwill - Bart’s Cancer Institute

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11:45 - 12:00 John Anderson - University College London

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12:00 PM Lunch break

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12:45 - 15:00 Session 2: Postdocs/PI from Theme 2 present different techniques available and examples of how they could be used to answer questions

12:45 - 13:00 Tim Witney - King’s College London

  • Imaging the tumour redox microenvironment with PET

13:00 - 13:15 Rami Mustapha - King’s College London

  • Probing the Impact of immunomodulatory antibodies on the tissue immune microenvironment by MR elastography

13:15 - 13:30 Alethea Tabor - University College London

  • Lipid and Liposome-Based Nanoparticle Strategies to Enhance and Image Biotherapies for Cancer Treatment

13:30 - 13:45 Ralph Sinkus - King’s College London

  • Non-invasive quantification of tumour pressure in breast, liver, and brain lesions

13:45 - 14:00 Xavier Golay - University College London

  • GlucoCEST: Current status and prospects

14:00 - 14:15 Simon Walker-Samuel - University College London

  • Magnetic resonance imaging of the tumour microenvironment and drug delivery

14:15 - 14:30 Phil Blower - King’s College London

  • An overview of molecular imaging with radionuclides at King’s – from bench to bedside

14:30 - 14:45 Rebecca Carter - University College London

  • CT guided conformal radiotherapy

14:45 - 15:00 Jane Sosabowski - Bart’s Cancer Institute

  • Imaging cell therapies using PET and SPECT

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15:00 -15:50 Session 3: Workshop discussing collaborations with coffee and Tea

15:50 -16:00 Closing Thoughts and Thanks

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