3rd Neuroblastoma Research Symposium, 2013


The 3rd Neuroblastoma Research Symposium was held on 6-7 November 2013 at the BT Convention Centre, Kings Dock, Liverpool as a satellite meeting of the 2013 NCRI Conference. The programme contained sessions on: the role of MYC in childhood cancers; genetic landscape of Neuroblastoma; advances in differentiation therapy; mouse models; tumour biology and evolution; and a plenary Oral Poster Presentation session presented by up-and-coming researchers.

Congratulations to Anne Hermann (University of Liverpool) and Luke Wylie & Tatiana Papkovskaia (University of Cambridge) for winning poster prizes.

A scientific report of the meeting has been published in the journal ‘Pediatric Blood & Cancer’, 2014, Volume 61 (Bell, E., Chen, L., Viprey, V. F. and Blanchard, G. B. (2014), Meeting report: 3rd Neuroblastoma Research Symposium, Liverpool, 6–7th November, 2013. Pediatr. Blood Cancer. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25087). A lay report can be found in our newsletter.