Italy/US Workshops, Nov 16-18, Portofino, Italy
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Wed Oct 11 05:22:32 EST 1995
This is to announce that two workshops will be held in Portofino
on November 16/17th 1995, entitled respectively "Molecular Epidemiology of
Cancer" and "Translational Research: Angiogenesis and Extracellular Matrix".
Researchers from Italy and the USA engaged in the utilization
of biological markers in epidemiological studies and skilled in tumoral
angiogenesis will take part in these two meetings.
The two workshops aim at clearing up the etiology of cancer through
interdisciplinary studies which test bioindicators of exposure, early
effect and epidemiological susceptibility; secondly they intend to
analyze some aspects of biomedical research which may have clinical
application in the short term.
The workshop "Molecular Epidemiology of Cancer" is divided in
Markers of Exposures and Early Biological Effects
Diet and Cancer
Genetic and environmental determinants of melanoma and breast cancer
Markers of susceptibility and oncogene expression
while the workshop "Translational Research: Angiogenesis and Extracellular
Matrix" in two:
Moreover, within the Italy/US Scientific Agreement on Cancer
Research a round-table conference will be held once again in Portofino
on November 18th, dealing with the following subjects:
Comparison of US and Italian National Cancer Programs
From the Laboratory to the Patient. Progress in Translational Research
Deatiled information on the programme can be found by the WWW server
of the Advanced Biotechnology Center of Genoa, Italy, at:
Thank you in advance. Paolo Romano
Paolo Romano is a Research Assistant at the Biotechnology Department
of the National Institute for Cancer Research of Genoa,
located in Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16132 Genova, Italy.
You can phone (+39-10-5737288), fax (+39-10-5737295) or
email (paolo at risc1.ist.unige.it) him. He will kindly answer.
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