Agenda for the NNBCR kick-off meeting in Gothenburg
09.20-09.40 Gathering and “Fika” at Arvid Carlsson salen, Medicinareg. 3
Session 1, Chairs: Tommy Martinsson and Bengt Hallberg
Talks are 15 min., + 5 min discussion
09.50-10.00, Tommy Martinsson welcomes us and summarizes NNBCR, goals and targets
10.00-10.10, Presentations of participants
10.10-10.30, NGS in neuroblastoma – The Gothenburg experience.
Susanne Fransson (group TM)
10.30-10.50, Inhibition of Rho kinase represses neuroblastoma growth by inducing differentiation and MYCN degradation.
Malin Wickström (JIJ)
10.50-11.10, Analysis of somatic structural alterations and their influence on gene expression in diverse human cancers.
Babak Alaei-Mahabad (EL)
11.10-11.30, The PPM1D encoded WIP1 phosphatase is a novel oncogene and potential therapeutic target in neuroblastoma and medulloblastoma.
Jelena Milosevic (PK)
11.30-11.50, 6p22 lncRNAs and neuroblastoma.
Tanmoy Mondal, (CK)
11.50-12.10, CNK, a downstream target of ALK.
Georg Wolfstetter (RP)
12.10-13.30 Lunch at “Lyktan”
Session 2, Chairs: Erik Lekholm and Chandrasekhar Kanduri
13.30-13.50, PF-06463922 is a superior drug in a NB setting.
Jikui Guan (BH)
13.50-14.10, ALK gene mutation in Neuroblastoma.
Niloufar Javanmardi (TM)
14.10-14.30, COX/mPGES- 1/PGE2 pathway depicts an inflammatory dependent high-risk neuroblastoma subset available for novel specific anti-inflammatory treatment.
Anna Kock (PK)
14.30-14.50, Negative selection during tumor evolution.
Jimmy van den Eynden (EL)
Session 3, Chairs: Per Kogner and Ruth Palmer
15.10-15.30, Targeting suppressive myeloid cells in neuroblastoma augments checkpoint blockade therapy.
Nina Eissler (JIJ)
15.30-15.50, Characterization of potential tumor suppressor on chromosome 17.
Kankadeb Mishra (CK)
15.50-16.10, AP-26113, a player on the neuroblastoma field.
Joachim Siaw (BH)
16.10-16.30, A Fam-tastic activator of ALK.
Ruth Palmer (RP)
16.30-16.50, Discussions and Conclusions
Check in HOTEL Clarion Hotel Post, Drottningtorget 10
19.00- Dinner at restaurant “El Corazon”, Kungstorget
Departure at own time.
09.00-13.00 NNBCR PI meeting,
at Stina Stenhagen conf. room, Medicinaregatan 3,
First discussion regarding 12th of November, 2015 and future planning. Tommy will lead this
12-ish Lunch at Lyktan – the end.