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Oncobell is a joint research program focused on molecular mechanisms and experimental therapies in cancer. It is a new program within the IDIBELL with the aim to fight cancer in a collective and multidisciplinary way. It includes an array of groups that cover the stages from basic frontier research all the way to clinical treatments of the patients. 

The common nominator of the program is that all groups work on improving patients’ outcomes through either a molecular/pathway oriented approach or through a disease and clinical needs oriented approach.  We believe that increasing the communication between groups linking these two approaches will lead to better ideas and shortcuts in the transition between lab results into the clinics.

The Symposium

2nd International Symposium:   “Building bridges between science and cancer medicine”

The goal of our second symposium is to consolidate our program and to create a framework of knowledge sharing and discussion on cancer with outstanding professionals in the field.

In addition, in the context of the meeting we will also have a patients’ session where we will inform general public and oncology patients of our translational and clinical assets at the Bellvitge campus.

Organizing committee

Álvaro Aytés

Resistance and Progression Mechanisms in Prostate Cancer Group, Oncobell Program, IDIBELL, Barcelona

Isabel Fabregat

TGF-beta and Cancer Group, Oncobell Program, IDIBELL, Barcelona

Cristina Muñoz-Pinedo

Cell Death Regulation Group, Oncobell Program, IDIBELL, Barcelona

Miquel Àngel Pujana

Breast Cancer Group, Oncobell Program, IDIBELL, Barcelona

George Thomas

Metabolism and Cancer Group, Oncobell Program, IDIBELL, Barcelona

Ramon Salazar

Oncobell Program Coordinator, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), Barcelona