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INTERNATIONAL  SYMPOSIUM

PRECISION MEDICINE
BASED ON LIQUID BIOPSIES
"FROM DETECTION TO DISSECTION"

15 & 16 September 2016  /  Granada, Spain
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Welcome

International Symposium of Precision Medicine Based on Liquid Biopsies “from Detection to Dissection”


 

Dear colleagues and friends,

It is our great pleasure to inform you that we will be hosting the FIRST INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM on LIQUID BIOPSIES 2016 (ISLB).The ISLB-2016 will take place on September 15th-16th, 2016 in the city of Granada, Spain.

Over the past few years, liquid biopsies have grown in importance as they can be used for genetic and phenotypic characterization of cancer tissues. In addition, their non-invasive nature allows repeat sampling to monitor genetic changes over time during tumor progression and treatments. The ISLB-2016 will provide a platform for presentations, discussions and planning across all aspects of cancer monitoring, progression and clinical management.

Researchers, public health practitioners, clinicians and life science professionals should not miss this opportunity to discuss, debate and address key issues which have an impact on cancer.

We invite you to submit your abstract to be considered by our Advisory Committee for presentation at the ISLB-2016. Many experts in this field, all over the world, have already accepted to participate and share their points of view and experience on this very hot topic in Cancer Research.

Covering a two-day span, the GRANADA-ISLB 2016 includes a plenary session plus six sessions divided by topics and 3 mini-sessions, as well as a visit to GENYO (please see the Preliminary Program for details).

Finally, we should not finish this invitation without mentioning our city, Granada; this is one of the most visited places in the world with beautiful monuments as the Alhambra, the Cathedral or the Albayzin neighbourhood, not to mention the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Alpujarra or the Mediterranean coast and beaches.

We look forward to welcoming you all,

Professor José Antonio Lorente Acosta Dra. Mª José Serrano Fernández Dr. José Luis García Puche Dr. Juan José Díaz-Mochón
Prof. José Antonio Lorente

Chairman of ISLB

Dra. María José Serrano

Chair of ISLB

Dr. José Luis García Puche

Chair of ISLB

Dr. Juan José Díaz-Mochón

Chair of ISLB

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SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

CHAIRMAN

José Antonio Lorente Acosta

VICE-CHAIRMAN

José Luis García Puche

SECRETARY

Mª José Serrano Fernández

MEMBERS

Emilio Alba Conejo

Pedro Sánchez Rovira

Mª Jesús Álvarez Cubero

Enrique Aranda Aguilar

Juan José Díaz Mochón

Eduardo Díaz Rubio

Javier Sastre Valera

CHAIRMAN

José Luis García Puche

VICE-CHAIRMAN

José Antonio Lorente Acosta

SECRETARY

Mª José Serrano Fernández

MEMBERS

Juan José Díaz Mochón

José Expósito Hernández

 

Topics

Topics

Topics

The International Symposium will review all the following topics:


  1. Liquid Biopsy:

    Monitoring Cancer-Genetics in Blood

  2. Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) Capture Technologies for Widespread Clinical Use

  3. Current Clinical Utility of Liquid Biopsies:

    · Circulating Tumor DNA
    · Exosomes/miRNA
    · CTCs

  4. Single-Cell Analysis of CTCs and Exosomes

  5. Dissecting Liquid Biopsies:

    · Phenotypic and Genetic Characterization of CTCs
    · Epìthelial-Mesenchymal Plasticity
    · Tumor Cells Dormancy

 

Program

Program

Program

International Symposium of LIQUID BIOPSIES 2016 will provide a platform for presentations, discussions and planning across all aspect
of metastasis, cancer monitoring, progression and clinical management.

Researchers, public health practitioners, clinicians and life science professionals should not miss this opportunity to discuss, debate and
address key issues which impact on cancer.

Program

Wednesday, 14th September 2016

16:00

RECEPTION AND WELCOME

 

Friday, 16 September 2016

 

08:30 - 10:30

TOPIC 4

DISSECTING LIQUID BIOPSIES

Chairpersons:
  Juan Carlos Rodríguez Manzaneque
  Principal Investigator of the Proteases and Extracellular Matrix Group
  Department of Oncological Research GENYO. Granada, Spain.
  José Expósito
  Head of Oncology of Granada Hospital Complex. Granada, Spain.

Speakers:
  “Dissecting Liquid Biopsies”
    Ged Brady
    Deputy Group Leader of the Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology Group (CEP)
    Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute. Manchester, UK.
  “The origins of disseminated tumor cells and mechanism that regulate their dormancy”
    María Soledad Sosa
    Assistant professor of the Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology Department
    Mount Sinai. New York, USA.
  “Exosomes isolation and characterization in serum is feasible in non-small cell lung cancer patients”
    Ignacio Gil Bazo
    Associate Profesor, School of Medicine.
    University of Navarra Center for applied Medical Research. Pamplona, Spain.

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

 

11:00 - 13:00

TOPIC 5

ROLE OF EXOSOMES AND miRNA IN THE METASTATIC PROCESS

Chairpersons:
  Emilio Alba
  Head of Oncology of the Hospital Carlos Haya. Málaga, Spain.
  Pedro Medina
  Professor of the University of Granada and Principal Investigator at GENYO. Granada, Spain.

Speakers:
  “Exosomes tumor markers for personalized medicine”
    Héctor Peinado
    Group Leader of the Microenvironment and Metastasis Group at CNIO.
    Madrid, Spain.
  “A circulating miRNA assay as a first-line test for prostate cancer screening best”
    Vicenzo Ciminale
    Head of the Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology Department
    University of Padova. Padova, Italy.

12:30 - 13:30

SATELITTE SYMPOSIUM

13:30 - 14:30

Lunch | Poster Session

 

15:00 - 17:00

TOPIC 6

USE OF CIRCULATING TUMOR DNA and CTCs TO ASSESS RESPONSE AND RESISTANCE

Chairpersons:
  Paul Lizardi
  Distinguished Visiting Professor of the Universidad de Granada and Principal Investigator at GENYO. Granada, Spain.
  Pedro Sánchez Rovira
  Head of Oncology in Hospital Complex Ciudad de Jaén. Jaén, Spain.

Speakers:
  “CTC as predictive markers in prostate cancer”
    David Olmos
    Head of Prostate Cancer Clinical Research Unit, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO).
    CNIO - IBIMA Genitourinary Cancer Clinical Research Unit,
    Hospitales Universitarios Virgen de la Victoria & Regional de Málaga. Málaga, Spain.
  “Lights and shadows of liquid biopsy in cancer therapeutics”
    César Serrano-García
    Principal Investigator of the Translational Sarcoma Research Program
    Sarcoma Unit at Vall d`Hebron. Barcelona, Spain.
  “Circulating tumor DNA extensed RAS mutational analysis as a surrogate of mutational status of tumor
    samples in metastatic colorectal cancer and its impact on patient selection for anti-EGFR therapy”

    Ramón Salazar
    Head of Translational Research at the Catalan Institute of Oncology and the Early Clinical Research Unit
    at the Medical Oncology Department of the Institut Catalá d’Oncologia in L’ Hospitalet de Llobregat in Barcelona, Spain.

17:00 - 18:00

FOUNDING ASSEMBLY OF LIQUID BIOPSY SOCIETY

 

18:00

SPECIAL SESSION  (IN SPANISH)

IMPLEMENTATION OF LIQUID BIOPSIES IN THE CLINICAL ROUTINE

Introduction:
  José Luis García Puche
  Full Professor of the Universidad de Granada
  Director of the Oncology Unit of the Complejo Hospitalario of Granada. Granada, Spain.

Chairperson:
  María José Serrano
  Scientific Director of Liquid Biopsy and Metastasis Team at GENYO. Granada, Spain.

  “Principles for implementation of Liquid Biopsy in clinical practice”
    Javier Gómez
    Group leader of the Oncology Unit of the University Hospital Marqués de Valdecillas. IDIVAL. Santander, Spain.

 

  Round table in Spanish

  Pedro Sánchez Rovira
  Head of Oncology in Hospital Complex Ciudad de Jaén. Jaén, Spain.
  Emilio Alba
  Head of Oncology of the Hospital Carlos Haya. Málaga, Spain.
  Enrique Aranda
  Head of the Medical Oncology Service of the Hospital Reina Sofía. Córdoba, Spain.

 

 

 

Speakers

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Registration & Abstract submission

Registration & Abstract submission

Registration & Abstract submission

To register for the International Symposium you must complete the registration form.
Registration will be validated at the time you make the payment and you will receive an email from Technical Secretariat.

 

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Accommodation

Accommodation

Accommodation

We have selected various hotels in Granada, close to the venue or in the city center/touristic areas, at special rates for the participants.

List of Hotels

Prices Double room for Single use / Double Room

HOTEL MA. NAZARIES *****

600 m from the venue
Single 100 € / Double 120 €

HOTEL SARAY ****

800 m from the venue
Single 90 € / Double 110 €

H. ANDALUCIA CENTER ****

550 m from the venue
Single 90 € / Double 105 €

HOTEL M.A. ALHAMAR ****

800 m from the venue
Single 75 € / Double 85 €

 

Rates quoted below are per room and per night, including breakfast, 10% V.A.T. and all charges.
In case of tax/vat change, the rates will be updated accordingly.
We strongly recommend to book the hotel accommodation early and we will be happy
to be of assistance in all matters concerning hotel reservations.
Please do not hesitate to contact the Technical Secretariat for any inquiry.

 

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Location

Location

Location

The International Symposium will take place at the Parque de las Ciencias in Granada, very well communicated with the city center.

 

 

Contact

Contact

Contact

You could be in touch with ours Secretariat of the International Symposium through our administrators


 

SCIENTIFIC SECRETARIAT

Liquid Biopsy Laboratory
Geonomic and Oncological Department. GENyO Centre

Av. de la Illustracion, 114 PTS. 18016 Granada. Spain

 mjose.serrano@genyo.es
juanjose.diaz@genyo.es
mjesusac@genyo.es
www.precisionmedicinebasedonliquidbiopsies.com
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ORGANIZING SECRETARIAT

Arrayanes Viajes y Congresos S.L.
Av. de Madrid, 3 Bajo. 18012 Granada. Spain
Phone: +34 958 295 250

 

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