February 1 - 3, 2017, Zurich, Switzerland

13th Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Symposium – Breakthroughs in Cancer Research and Therapy

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Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Foundation

The mission of the Foundation is to foster cancer research in Switzerland and internationally. A key element of its activities is the Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Prize for Cancer Research which is awarded in association with a scientific symposium in Zurich.

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Rodolphe

C. R. Brupbacher

Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher was born on February 5, 1909 in Zurich, as a citizen of Wädenswil. His father, C. J. Brupbacher, owned a private bank. His mother, a French citizen, placed great importance on a bilingual education for her son. This explains his lifelong, close relationship with France, its history and culture. This is also reflected by his continuous and generous support of the École Française and the Alliance Française in Zurich. Several French presidents honoured his commitment to French cultural issues.