Whole genome sequencing of spermatocytic tumours

Speaker: Anne Goriely Department: Josephine Nefkens Institute Subject: Whole genome sequencing of spermatocytic tumours Location: Erasmus MC Date: 28-06-2017 Author: Renée van der Winden Anne Goriely came to talk to us about her work on spermatocytic tumours. In her talk she first gave a lot of background information before going into detail about her latest … Continue reading Whole genome sequencing of spermatocytic tumours

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Molecular and functional heterogeneity in the human haematopoietic stem cell compartment

Speaker: Elisa Laurenti Department: Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge Location: Erasmuc MC Rotterdam Date: Juni 12, 2017 Author: Teun Huijben Elisa Laurenti has been interested in stem cells during her entire academic carrier. After doing a PhD and PostDoc in this field, she now has her own lab at Cambridge, where she … Continue reading Molecular and functional heterogeneity in the human haematopoietic stem cell compartment

Methylation analysis and NGS as basis for classification and grading of brain tumors

Speaker: Andreas von Deimling              Department: Josephine Nefkens Institute for Oncology Subject: Methylation analysis and NGS as basis for classification and grading of brain tumors Location: Erasmus MC Date: 25-01-2017 Author: Renée van der Winden Today Andreas von Deimling came in to talk to us about his team’s research in the diagnosis and grading of brain … Continue reading Methylation analysis and NGS as basis for classification and grading of brain tumors

Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: Recent insights in pathogenesis

Speaker: Eric Solary Department: Hematology Subject: Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: Recent insights in pathogenesis Location: Erasmus MC Date: 19-12-2016           Eric Solary talked to us about his research in chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML). He discussed new and improved ways to diagnose and treat the disease, as well as a new way to make a better prognosis for … Continue reading Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: Recent insights in pathogenesis

Speaker: Louis Vermeulen Department: JNI Oncology Subject: Stem cell dynamics in homeostasis and cancer of the gut Location: Erasmus MC Date: 23-3-16  Author: Hielke Walinga   A good way to look to cancer in the biological sense is to see it as a process of evolution on the cellular level. A cancer cell is fitter … Continue reading

New approaches and imaging tools in cancer therapy

JNI Oncology lectures, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, 25.11.15 Title: Can we cure cancer? New approaches and imaging tools Speaker: Clemens Löwik (Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands) Author: Edgar Schönfeld   Clemens Löwik's talk focused on new imaging techniques that are able to augment existing anti-cancer therapies. At the beginning of his talk he raised the question … Continue reading New approaches and imaging tools in cancer therapy

Molecular classification of pediatric brain tumors

Speaker: Marcel Kool Department: JNI Oncology Subject: Molecular classification of pediatric brain tumors reveals new entities Location: Erasmus MC Date:23-9-15 Author: Hielke Walinga Times that only surgery was a treatment for cancer are long over. Very different treatments have been developed and knowing which one to use for a patient can be crucial for the … Continue reading Molecular classification of pediatric brain tumors