37th EORTC-PAMM Winter Meeting

Investigator Awards for the Cancer Pharmacology Lab at the EORTC-PAMM Winter Meeting

The Cancer Pharmacology Lab was under the spotlight at the Annual Meeting of the Pharmacology & Molecular Mechanisms Group (PAMM) of r the European Organization for Cancer Research (EORTC), in Antwerp, Belgium, February 2016
Website: www.eortc.org/event/pamm2016

The abstracts “Synergistic activity of the c-Met and tubulin inhibitor tivantinib (ARQ197) with pemetrexed in mesothelioma cells” by Dr. Leticia G. Leon and “Spliceosome inhibition as novel strategy against diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma” by Rocco Sciarrillo were selected as oral presentations, and during the closing ceremony they both received the young investigator award as best oral presentations.

The success of Dr. Leon, as well as her recent iCARE Marie Curie grant to work in the Cancer Pharmacology Lab, have been also described in a Press release of the University of Pisa
Press release: www.ao-pisa.toscana.it
Pdf: Synergistic activity of the c-Met and tubulin inhibitor tivantinib

Dr. Elisa Giovannetti, who worked in the Scientific Committee in collaboration with the main local organizer of this extremely interesting pharmacological meeting, Prof. Christian Rolfo, had an invited lecture on “Resistance mechanisms in new drugs and how to overcome it. The point of view of the pharmacologist”
Pdf: Resistance mechanisms in new drugs and how to overcome it

Awards for Dr.Leon and RoccoSciarrillo EORTC-PAMM 2016

Awards for Dr.Leon and RoccoSciarrillo EORTC-PAMM 2016

 

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