January 30 – February 1, 2019, Zurich, Switzerland

14. Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Symposium

Breakthroughs in Cancer Research and Therapy

Registration closed, all seats are taken


Cancer Cell Heterogeneity

Andreas Trumpp, Heidelberg 
Alain Puisieux, Lyon
Nicola Aceto, Basel

Big Data in Epidemiology and Cancer Research

Richard J. Gilbertson, Cambridge, UK
Ian Tomlinson, Birmingham, UK
Serena Nik-Zainal, Cambridge, UK

Signaling Pathways in Response & Resistance to Cancer Therapy

Mike Hall, Basel
Daniel S. Peeper, Amsterdam
Gerhard Christofori, Basel

Tumour Microenvironment and Metastasis

Karin de Visser, Amsterdam
Johanna Joyce, Lausanne
Paul Frenette, New York, NY

Cancer Metabolism/Autophagy

Sean Morrison, Dallas, TX
Pierre Close, Liège
Matthew Vander Heiden, Cambridge, MA

Genetics and Epigenetics

Peter Lichter, Heidelberg
Jean-Philippe Theurillat, Bellinzona
Nada Jabado, Montreal
G. Steven Bova, Tampere

Breakthroughs in Cancer Therapy

Antoni Ribas, Los Angeles, CA
Peter Hillmen, Leeds
Andrew W. Roberts, Melbourne


Breakthroughs in Cancer Biology

Bernd Bodenmiller, Zurich
Nicola Valeri, London

Laureates 2017

Prof. Sir Adrian Peter Bird
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
DNA methylation patterns and cancer (pdf)

Prof. Dr. Laurence Zitvogel
Gustave Roussy Cancer Center
Paris, Frankreich
The role of immunogenic cell death and the gut microbiota in cancer treatment (pdf)

Prof. Dr. Guido Kroemer
Université Paris Descartes
Paris, Frankreich
Cancer cell stress and death - cell-autonomous and immunological considerations (pdf)


All Laureates

From left: Michael O. Hengartner (Rector of the University of Zurich), Sir Adrian Bird, Laurence Zitvogel, Guido Kroemer, Georg C. Umbricht (President of the Foundation Board)

The mission of the Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher 
Foundation is to foster cancer research in Switzerland 
and internationally.

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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