The 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.
Students understand selected topic of translational cancer research. They gain insights into the methodology of leading cancer research scientist from the Zurich area.
Selected 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.
Lecturers provide their presentations in the form of handouts.
The lecturers recommend specific publications for further reading.
Prerequisites / Notice
Previous attendance at the lecture 376-1581-00L, Krebs: Grundlagen, Ursachen und Therapie