23 September 2020, 14:00 BST

ELRIG is a not for profit organisation, whose mission is to provide outstanding, leading edge knowledge to the life sciences community on an open access basis which is free for delegates to attend. ELRIG networking events are an extension of this ethos and are a great way to get to know other like-minded individuals in your local area.

Upcoming ELRIG Networking Event: Next generation biologics and the future of cancer therapy

Wednesday 23rd September 2020: 5.30pm – 8.30pm (Registration from 5pm)

Magellan Suite,
Gateway Reception
Discovery Park
Innovation Way
CT13 9FF

Oncology is a challenging area to deliver effective therapies, Surgery is still the best treatment, however it has limitations and many situations render surgery impractical or dangerous, and often leave patients with impaired quality of life. Therefore there is still an unmet need to deliver effective chemotherapy that can address challenging tumours, and metastases.

Although some chemotherapies have been effective, resistance is developing and rendering them ineffective. This event will bring to light some new classes of biologics and a better understanding of mechanisms of resistance in the fight to save lives against cancer.

You will hear speakers from across academia, biotech and the pharma industry offering their unique insights. The event is free to attend and will be followed by the opportunity to network over food and drinks.

Confirmed speakers

Dr Carol Trim (Canterbury Christ Church University)
‘Modulating cancer pathways with novel biotherapeutic tools from venom’

Dr Chris Pickford (Centauri Therapeutics)

Professor Michelle Garrett (University of Kent at Canterbury)
‘Cancer therapeutics and drug resistance’

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