Final Programme for the Blood Cancer Ireland Forum 2012

Venue: Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Date: Sept 27th, 2012

Inaugural Blood Cancer Ireland Lecture 2012:

Prof Ken Anderson
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard University, Boston, USA

Bench to bedside translation of targeted therapeutics in Myeloma

Abstract now available

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Final Programme

12:15 Lunch
13:00 Dr Susan O’Reilly, Director National Cancer Control Programme
13:10 Introduction
Dr Peter O’Gorman
Director of MIRT
13:15 Prof Bill Powderly
Professor of Medicine & Therapeutics, Head, School of Medicine
13:30 Gerry Kelly Summer Studentship Recipients 2012 – Matthew Murphy & Deirdre Foley
13:50 Dr Catriona Hayes, recipient of the inaugural Sr Martha Hegarty, Blood Cancer Innovation Ireland Fellowship
14:10 Announcement of Kieran Finlay Blood Cancer Innovation Ireland Fellowship 2013
14:40 Coffee
14:45 Dr Peter O’Gorman
Consultant Haematologist, Chair of National Blood Cancer Clinical Trials Program, ICORG
“New Trials for Multiple Myeloma patients in Ireland 2012”
15:00

Inaugural Blood Cancer Ireland Lecture 2012:

“Bench to bedside translation of targeted therapeutics in Myeloma”
Prof Ken Anderson
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Head Jerome Lipper Myeloma Centre, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard University, Boston, USA

16:10 Dr James Reilly
Minister for Health – closing comments
16:30 Close