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Oncobiology and Cancer

Organizer: Ana Bela Sarmento Ribeiro e José Manuel Nascimento Costa

Date: 20 - 24 April 2020

The course schedule can be found here

Background and Goals:

Our goal through the PhD program in “Biological diagnosis, Imaging and Therapeutic advances in cancer patient´s management - From Bench-to-Bedside”, is to provide a good interdisciplinary training to help students in their careers of research scientists in the field of cancer therapeutic approaches and translational clinical oncology research.

Educational objectives: Acquisition of knowledge about

(1) Conventional anticancer therapies and Paliative Care

(2) Cancer Pharmacology, Biology of Drug Resistance and Response

(3) Hormonal Treatment of Cancer

(4) New therapeutic approaches in Cancer (Targeted Therapy, Drug delivery, photodynamic therapy, Genetic and immune therapy and Cell based therapy

(5) The role of clinical trials in drug development