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The UC San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) and Nature Medicine invite you to attend the 7th Annual Frontiers of Clinical Investigation Symposium on November 4-6, 2013.

The theme for the meeting this year is “Cancer Therapeutics 2013” and is being co-organized with the Moores Cancer Center (MCC) at UCSD. We will explore innovative approaches to bridge laboratory investigation and clinical research in oncology.

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November 4-6, 2013

Estancia La Jolla Hotel

La Jolla, CA, USA

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Nobel Laureate Roger Tsien

Frank McCormick

SPEAKERS

Stephen Baylin                William Hahn

Cédric Blanpain             Johanna Joyce

Carlo Croce                     Peter Kuhn

Gail Eckhardt                  Razelle Kurzrock

Lee Ellis                          Ross Levine

Napoleone Ferrara       David Lyden

Keith Flaherty                 Louis Staudt

Judy Garber                    Max Wicha

Jennifer Grandis            Arthur Zelent

ORGANIZERS

Victoria Aranda (Nature Medicine, USA)
David Cheresh (MCC, University of California, San Diego, USA)
Alison Farrell (Nature Medicine, USA)
Scott Lippman (Moores Cancer Center, USA)
Gary S. Firestein (CTRI, University of California, San Diego, USA)
Juan Carlos Lopez (Nature Medicine, USA)

For more information and to register visit: http://www.nature.com/natureconferences/b2b2013/index.html

Agenda for Upcoming Symposium

  • Frontiers of Clinical Investigation Symposium: "Cancer Therapeutics 2013" 2013 Agenda

Objectives for Symposium Series

  • Describe emerging concepts in clinical investigation and translational research
  • Define areas of controversy and provide best evidence for each approach
  • Describe innovative approaches to bridge bench-to-bedside efforts and to enhance clinical investigation
  • Acquire tools for optimizing and streamlining clinical investigation from discovery to development to application

Target Audience for Symposium Series 

  • Early-stage researchers who will benefit from the knowledge and experience of senior scientists, and with whom they can directly establish contacts
  • Experienced researchers and scientists who will find a stimulating, interdisciplinary environment for discussing achievements
  • Pharmaceutical industry scientists who will collaborate with others interested in decreasing the gap from bench to bedside
  • Health professionals who are interested in translational research
  • Fellows, postdoctoral scholars, trainees, and residents who are interested in state-of-the-art translational research 

 Previous Symposia

  • Frontiers of Clinical Investigation Symposium. Vascular Disease 2011
    2011 Program
  • Frontiers of Clinical Investigation Symposium. Pain 2010
    2010 Program
  • Frontiers of Clinical Investigation Symposium. Metabolism 2009
    2009 Program
  • Frontiers of Clinical Investigation Symposium. Aging 2007
    October 18-20, 2007
    2007 Program
  • Frontiers of Clinical Investigation Symposium. Host Defense 2006
    Sponsors: UCSD Clinical Investigation Institute-Nature Medicine
    October 5-7, 2006
    2006 Program
  • Frontiers of Clinical Investigation Symposium. Autoimmunity 2005
    Sponsors: UCSD Clinical Investigation Institute-Nature Medicine
    September 15-17, 2005