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Last update: 24 April 2014
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INsPiRE International Workshop on: Oncogenic Pathways and Antitumor Responses

23-25 April 2014, Athens, Greece

The University of Athens Cancer Research Group has the pleasure to invite you to the International Workshop on Oncogenic Pathways and Antitumor Responses, which will be held in Athens, Greece on April 23-25, 2014. The workshop will provide a forum for the exchange of the latest information and ideas relating to oncogenic pathways and antitumor responses between participating scientists and young investigators, which will aid in establishing contacts for new collaborations.

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ISPE Europe Annual Conference

28-30 April 2014, Frankfurt, Germany

The ISPE Europe Annual Conference 2014 - Driving Effectiveness in Pharmaceutical Operations within the New Quality Culture will bring together pharmaceutical, regulatory and technology experts from around the world.

This two-and-half-day event will consist of an executive forum, keynote sessions and three different tracks to assess how the senior management and operational challenges, quality system effectiveness and regulatory changes can be brought into a new pharmaceutical paradigm to exploit opportunities like Quality-by-Design, continuous manufacturing, science- and risk-based regulations in the daily life.

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Old and New Challenges in Global Health Research

22 May 2014, Brussels

On Thursday 22 May 2014 the League of European Research Universities (LERU) will hold a Spring Reception for its EU research affairs network (EU officials and other stakeholders) in Brussels.

Keynote speaker at this event will be Professor Peter Piot. Piot is Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Professor of Global Health. He is also Chair of the European Forum for Forward Looking Activities of the European Commission.

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6th Familial Cancer Conference (ESO-CNIO)

5-6 June 2014, Madrid, Spain

Main Topics: General concepts in familial cancer; genetic variants and familial cancer; genetic counseling • Common cancers: The family of breast cancer genes; selection criteria and clinical management; new treatments based in animal models and massive sequencing; colorectal cancer and prostate cancer; genetic and clinical management. • Other hereditary syndromes: Familial pheocromocitoma; pancreatic cancer; PTEN-Hamartoma syndromes; familial renal carcinoma; familial melanoma; li Fraumeni syndrome; gastric carcinoid; Fanconi anemia • New technologies applied to research and clinical diagnosis; the role of Consortia in massive sequencing; what to do with the incidental findings?

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European Gender Medicine Network (EUGenMed) Kick-off conference

7 April 2014, Brussels

Research addressing Sex and Gender (S&G) in biomedical sciences and health research is a novel and highly promising field. Interaction of S&G related mechanisms leads to different manifestation of frequent diseases such as infarction, heart failure, diabetes, rheumatic disease in women and men. Research in this area will lead to novel, better targeted and therefore more efficient treatment strategies than the previous global approaches and will increase opportunities for prevention and healthy life expectancy.

The European Gender Medicine Project (EUGenMed) will produce an innovative roadmap for implementation of S&G in biomedicine and health research and create a European Gender Health Network. Research addressing Sex and Gender (S&G) in biomedical sciences and health research is a novel and highly promising field. Interaction of S&G related mechanisms leads to different manifestation of frequent diseases such as infarction, heart failure, diabetes, rheumatic disease in women and men. Research in this area will lead to novel, better targeted and therefore more efficient treatment strategies than the previous global approaches and will increase opportunities for prevention and healthy life expectancy.

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European Conference on Tobacco or Health

26-29 March 2014, Istanbul, Turkey

The European Conference on Tobacco or Health (ECToH) takes place only every 3 years, and is for policy makers, scientists, health educators, advocacy officers and health professionals involved in tobacco control.

Conference topics will include smoking prevention, smoking cessation, tobacco product regulation, harm reduction strategies and WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. ECToH 2014 provides an opportunity for tobacco control professionals, researchers, policy makers, advocates, and other interested colleagues to meet, develop their knowledge and skills and enable sharing of best practices in İstanbul.

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Conference JPI Health Diet for a Healthy Life (HDHL)

28 March 2014, Brussels, Belgium

The vision of JPI HDHL is that in 2030 all Europeans will have the motivation, ability and opportunity to consume a healthy diet from a variety of foods, have healthy levels of physical activity and the incidence of diet-related diseases will have decreased significantly. As part of the next phase of Joint Programming, the Implementation Plan will be launched at the 2nd international conference of JPI HDHL. The focus of our 2nd conference will be on the chances and barriers of this second phase.

 

The conference will bring together around 200 stakeholders and partners: like researchers, national and international policy makers, NGO’s, industry, other JPI’s and Research Infrastructure Initiatives.

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AALIANCE2 Final Conference

26 March 2014, Brussels

The AALIANCE2 Final Conference aims to present the results achieved by the project and to disclose the future framework of the AALIANCE Network. Particularly, the new AALIANCE AAL Roadmap and Strategic Research Agenda and investigations on current standards related to AAL technologies will be presented. Additionally a round table will be organized for discussion and exchange of experiences from different stakeholders’ perspective.

The deadline for registration is 13 March.

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