Cancer Metabolism: Pathways to the Future

Last Modified: January 29, 2010

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Conference Dates: September 19-21, 2010
Conference Location: Edinburgh

Sponsoring Group: Eyal Gottlieb and Karen Vousden (The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, UK)

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Topics Covered: - All the major aspects of metabolic transformation in cancer - Potential therapeutic approaches that target cancer-specific metabolic pathways - Role of metabolism in tumorigenesis

Who Should Attend: Open to all

Conference Agenda: This workshop will cover all the major aspects of metabolic transformation in cancer and will highlight potential therapeutic approaches that target cancer-specific metabolic pathways.

Registration Information: Space is limited to 150 seats. Places will be allocated on a first register/first served basis, so register early to avoid disappointment! Please note: All prices include VAT. Students are categorized as those in full time education at the time of registering. Proof of student status may be requested.

Conference Fees: Refer to site, Early bird rate available

Continuing Education: No

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