September 2012

Inaugural Blood Cancer Ireland Forum 2012

Fri, 21 September 12 09:00

Irish Blood Cancer Forum Collage

Professor Ken Anderson, Professor of Medicine at Dana Farber Institute, Harvard University, will deliver the keynote address at the Inaugural Irish Blood Cancer Forum 2012. The forum will hear from leading national and international experts in the understanding and treatment of blood cancers and multiple myeloma.

The forum takes place on Thursday 27th September 2012 at the Catherine McAuley Lecture Theatre, Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Nelson Street, Dublin 7.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Susan O'Reilly, Director National Cancer Control Programme
  • Dr Peter O'Gorman, Consultant Haematologist and Chair of National Blood Cancer Clinical Trials Programme (ICORG)
  • Professor Bill Powderly, Dean of Medicine, University College Dublin and Professor of Medicine & Therapeutics

The event is run by Mater Institute of Research and Therapy - Blood Cancer Innovation. Full details and the online programme are available here.

Professor Anderson speaks about Multiple Myeloma Genomics: