Hypoxia Webinar: Effects of Hypoxia on the Biology of Tumours and Normal Cells

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Hypoxia Webinar: Effects of Hypoxia on the Biology of Tumours and Normal Cells

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Date: Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Time: From 14.00 to 16.00 GMT+1 (UTC+1)

There will be a live question and answer session following the presentations.

Speakers include:

Professor Karen J KirkbyThe Richard Rose Chair in Proton Therapy Physics, University of Manchester and The Christie Hospital

Professor Ester Hammond, Professor of Molecular Cancer Biology, MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology

Professor Ernestina Schipani, William Wikoff Smith Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine

This event is free to attend but registration is essential.

Full Program details will be published on our website in due course.

Meet The Speakers

Karen Kirkby

Professor Karen Kirkby leads research in PBT and FLASH between University of Manchester and The Christie.  Her group numbers ~40 people. She also leads https://protonsinspire.eu/

Karen has a research grant portfolio of over £28M from a range of funders, charities and industry.  She has over 200 publications, including Nature. 

Karen writes for popular science magazines and is engaged in outreach.

Ester Hammond

Professor Ester Hammond completed her PhD at the School for Cancer Sciences, University of Birmingham then accepted a post as a postdoctoral fellow within the Molecular Oncology Group at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine before moving to the USA to join the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University, first as a postdoctoral fellow then a research associate.

 She joined the Oxford Institute in 2007.


Ernestina Schipani

Ernestina Schipani, M.D., Ph.D. is the William Wikoff Smith Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at University of Pennsylvania-Perelman School of Medicine. 

Her laboratory has established novel principles in the broader fields of G-protein coupled receptors and hypoxia biology.

Dr. Schipani has authored more than 150 publications.

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Event hosted and organised by Don Whitley Scientific Limited


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