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Great Talks at Medway: The latest breakthrough in cancer research

March 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is the final talk in this series of Great Medway Talks organised by the University of Greenwich (Medway Campus), Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Immunotherapy for cancer is here for the long-term; it’s use for different types of cancer is growing rapidly.   There is good news of unprecedented long-term effects – cautiously saying “cures”.   However, this treatment is not without the risk of side effects that need to be managed.  Come to hear an update about immunotherapies, the most promising cure for cancer.

Lauren Pecorino received her PhD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in Cell and Development Biology.  She crossed the Atlantic to carry out a postdoctoral tenure at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research.  She is a Principal Lecturer at the University of Greenwich; here she developed and teaches a course called Cancer Biology and Therapeutics.  The teaching of this course motivated her to write a textbook called “the Molecular Biology Cancer” now in its fourth edition and translated into six languages.  She also wrote about the progress and science of cancer for the public called “Why Millions Survive Cancer; the successes of science”.  She hopes her writing will inspire the next generation of cancer researchers and give a new perspective to others that will make a different to their life.

The talk will take place in the Wardroom in Pembroke Building at the University of Greenwich (Medway Campus) and starts at 6 pm and will be followed by light refreshments.  As this is a free talk it is likely to be hugely popular and as such admission is by registration only.  Places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.  To register your place or for more information call 01634 883495 or email:  ">.

Free parking on campus after 5 pm arrival.


March 13, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


University of Greenwich (Medway Campus)
North Road
Chatham, United Kingdom


University of Greenwich
01634 883495
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