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Sarcoma Research Sundowner

Date

7 December 2021

Time

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Venue

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
6 Verdun Street
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia

The second networking sundowner will showcase six more presentations from several institutions. A great opportunity to chat with other researchers, clinicians and community members; all invested in improving outcomes for people diagnosed with sarcoma.

A great list of speakers:

  • Prof. Delia Nelson (Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute): Translating preclinical cancer immunotherapy studies into veterinary and human oncology: a serendipitous encounter with canine sarcoma
  • Prof. Pilar Blancafort (Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research): Genome engineering approaches to target sarcomas
  • Shahama Taifour (PhD Student, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research): Targeting the oncogenic fusion EWSR1-FLI1 in Ewing sarcoma

    using the epigenetic editing tool “Epi-CRISPR”

  • A/Prof. Georgia Halkett (Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute): Exploring the role that a community helpline support professional

    could play for patients diagnosed with sarcoma and their carers

  • Prof. Sulev Kõks (Perron Institute / Murdoch University): Transcriptome analysis paves the way for the RNA therapeutics
  • Dr. Rupert Hodder (Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital): Insights into Surgery for Abdominal Sarcomas

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