376-1582-00L  Advances in Translational Cancer Research

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersH. Nägeli
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman

AbstractThe goal of this course is that students meet leading scientists in cancer research from the Zurich area and get the possibility to discuss with them their current advances. The focus will be on translational cancer research with applications in diagnosis and therapy.
ObjectiveStudents understand selected topic of translational cancer research. They gain insights into the methodology of leading cancer research scientist from the Zurich area.
ContentSelected topics of current translational cancer research at ETH, University, University Hospital and Childrens' Hospital Zurich. Examples: molecular cancer biomarkers, clinical studies, diagnostic imaging, radiotherapy, immunotherapy, management of metastasis, cancer viruses, new therapeutic strategies. The presentations are in English or German.
Lecture notesLecturers provide their presentations in the form of handouts.
LiteratureThe lecturers recommend specific publications for further reading.
Prerequisites / NoticePrevious attendance at the lecture 376-1581-00L, Krebs: Grundlagen, Ursachen und Therapie