28th IABCR/Breakthrough Breast Cancer Conference
Palace Hotel

Manchester, UK
28th IABCR/Breakthrough Breast Cancer Conference 
University of Manchester
Palace Hotel

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, April 15, 2012
14:00:00 Registration
16:30:00 Welcome address Nic Jones
16:40:00 Introduction Rob Clarke
16:50:00 Targeting the stroma to treat and prevent breast cancer
17:10:00 Opening Keynote: Overview of microenvironment: Why don't we get more cancers? Mina J Bissell
18:30:00 Welcome reception
Monday, April 16, 2012
09:00:00 New insights into the stromal regulation of mammary development Zena Werb
09:40:00 Stromal influence on stem cell biology Paul Lu
10:45:00 Mammary gland involution drives breast cancer progression through collagen and COX-2 Pepper Schedin, Norman F Boyd, Chris Ormandy
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Session 2: Precursor lesion stromal-epithelial interactions Gareth Evans
13:30:00 Early changes in breast cancer development Thea D. Tlsty
14:10:00 High risk precursor lesions Craig Allred
14:40:00 Refreshment break
15:15:00 Mouse models of breast cancer William Muller, Fariba Behbod, Michael Lisanti
17:30:00 Poster session and drinks reception
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
09:00:00 EMT programs and therapeutic resistance of breast cancer stem cells Jeffrey M Rosen
09:40:00 RANK in mammary gland development and tumorigenesis
10:45:00 Impact of PDGF receptor-positive CAFs on breast cancer prognosis and response to treatment Arne Östman
12:30:00 Lunch & Trade Exhibition
13:30:00 Poster session, refreshments & Trade Exhibition
15:00:00 Breast stem cells in cancer Michael F. Clarke,
15:30:00 Session 4: Stem cells and stroma in breast tumour biology 2 Jeffrey M Rosen
15:40:00 Hypoxic effects on breast cancer stem cell hierarchy Jos Jonkers
19:00:00 Conference Dinner
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
09:00:00 Hunting for novel metastasis genes Kent W. Hunter
09:30:00 Matrix remodelling in tumour progression Steffan Erler
10:00:00 Refreshment break
10:30:00 Parallel evolution of primary and metastatic breast tumours Christoph A Klein, Erik Sahai
11:30:00 Promotion of the next meeting: Sydney 2014 Chris Ormandy
11:45:00 Closing Keynote: Targeting breast cancer stem cells Max S Wicha
12:30:00 Lunch and departure
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