Join our first five year anniversary symposium
The Princess Máxima Center’s Board of Directors, Research management and the clinical directors warmly invite you to attend our interdisciplinary symposium, to celebrate the first five years existence of the Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology.
This two day Scientific Symposium will take place on June 12th and 13th 2023 in the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht.
9:00-9:15Prof. Dr. Lex EggermontOpening Scientific Symposium 12 June
Prof. Dr. Lex Eggermont9:15-10:00Carlos Rodriquez-Galindo, MDCuring Childhood Cancer: Strategies to Address Global Inequities in Childhood Cancer Care and Control
Carlos Rodriquez-Galindo, MD10:00-10:45Prof. Kjeld Smiegelow, MD, DMSciQoL: Quality of Life – Questions on Living
Prof. Kjeld Smiegelow, MD, DMSci11:15-12:00Dr. Karin StraathofEngineered T-cell therapy for childhood solid tumours
Dr. Karin Straathof12:00-12:45Marcel R.M. van den Brink, MD, PhDThe role of the intestinal microbiome in cancer immunotherapy
Marcel R.M. van den Brink, MD, PhD13:45-14:30Dr. Sam BehjatiDevelopmental origins of childhood cancer
Dr. Sam Behjati14:30-15:15Prof. Carmelo RizzariThe role of SIOP Europe for the support of research and innovation in the European field of pediatric oncology
Prof. Carmelo Rizzari15:45-16:30Julie R. Park, MDNew Therapeutic Approaches to Target Neuroblastoma Molecular and Immunologic Vulnerabilities
Julie R. Park, MD16:30-17:15Saro Armenian, DO, MPHCardiovascular Health in Childhood Cancer Patients and Survivors
Saro Armenian, DO, MPH17:15-18:30Cheese & Wine
This will be in the Foyer.9:00-9:45Prof. Dr. med. Dr. sc. nat. Jean-Pierre BourquinExploring functional dependencies in very high risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia on 13 June
Prof. Dr. med. Dr. sc. nat. Jean-Pierre Bourquin9:45-10:30Dr. Claudia RössigDeveloping CAR T cell therapies for pediatric cancer patients
Dr. Claudia Rössig11:00-11:45Angelika EggertThe Structure of Paediatric Oncology in Germany
Angelika Eggert11:45-12:30Prof. Dr. Andrea EversWords as medicine: how to make use of placebo effects in clinical practice
Prof. Dr. Andrea Evers13:30-13:45Prof. Dr. Leendert LooijengaPhD Token presentation
Prof. Dr. Leendert Looijenga13:45-14:30Andrea Ferrari, MDSoft tissue sarcomas of children, adolescents and young adults: last EpSSG developments and vision on the future
Andrea Ferrari, MD15:00-15:45Dr. Franck Bourdeaut, MD PhDSmarcb1-deficient mouse tumors and rhabdoid tumors vulnerabilities
Dr. Franck Bourdeaut, MD PhD15:45-16:30E. Anders Kolb, MDA Global Strategy for Drug Development in Childhood AML
E. Anders Kolb, MD16:30-16:45Prof. Dr. Lex EggermontClosure
Prof. Dr. Lex Eggermont
Prof. Dr. Lex Eggermont
Speaker on 12 JuneCarlos Rodriquez-Galindo, MD
Speaker on 12 JuneProf. Kjeld Smiegelow, MD, DMSci
Speaker on 12 JuneDr. Karin Straathof
Speaker on 12 JuneMarcel R.M. van den Brink, MD, PhD
Speaker on 12 JuneDr. Sam Behjati
Speaker on 12 JuneProf. Carmelo Rizzari
Speaker on 12 JuneJulie R. Park, MD
Speaker on 12 JuneSaro Armenian, DO, MPH
Speaker on 12 JuneProf. Dr. med. Dr. sc. nat. Jean-Pierre Bourquin
Speaker on 13 JuneDr. Claudia Rössig
Speaker on 13 JuneAngelika Eggert
Speaker on 13 JuneProf. Dr. Andrea Evers
Speaker on 13 JuneProf. Dr. Leendert Looijenga
Speaker on 13 JuneAndrea Ferrari, MD
Speaker on 13 JuneDr. Franck Bourdeaut, MD PhD
Speaker on 13 JuneE. Anders Kolb, MD
Speaker on 13 JuneProf. Dr. Lex Eggermont
Speaker on 13 June
There will be presentations from well-known speakers covering the various disciplines within the field of pediatric oncology and beyond, showcasing latest developments and technologies.
We look forward to welcoming all (medical) professionals, (clinical) researchers, scientists and students, active and/or interested in (pediatric) oncology.
This event will create the opportunity to reflect on the current status of pediatric oncology and to discuss opportunities for a future in which all children with cancer will be cured with an optimal quality of life. Don’t miss it and sign up.
This symposium is partner of Dutch Health Week.
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