NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The "War Against Cancer" continues to make progress with the coming together of over 40 global cancer experts leading the discourse on the latest advances in cancer research and development. The 2008 Global Cancer Congress, scheduled for January 28-29, 2008 in Tampa, Florida will highlight latest R&D innovations in natural products, genomics, stem cells, biomarkers, chemistry and other novel therapeutics, as well as explore "the business of cancer". A pre-conference tutorial workshop will also explore the latest technical and clinical advances in oncofertility preservation.
Headlining the forum will be cancer research industry leaders :
-- David L. Keefe, M.D., James M. Ingram Professor and Chairman of the
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida
and Co-Director, Fertility Preservation Services, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer
Center & Research Institute
-- David J. Newman, Phil Sc., Chief, Natural Products Branch, National
Cancer Institute (NCI)-FCRDC
-- William G. Thilly, Sc.D., Professor of Biological Engineering,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
-- Christopher Milne, D.V.M., M.P.H., J.D., Associate Director, Tufts
Center for Drug Development
-- Elena V. Gostjeva, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Department of Biological
Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and The Institute of
Biotechnology, Kiev, Ukraine
A detailed agenda with complete list of speakers can be found at: http://www.iibig.com/conferences/P0801/agenda.html.
Join iiBIG, our faculty, and especially our local Florida faculty from
the University of South Florida, Tampa General Hospital, H. Lee Moffitt
Cancer Center & Research Institute, University of Miami, Sylvester
Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miller School of Medicine, Scripps Flori
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