Conference Programme

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Please note that the programme was updated at the last minute and unfortunately it was not possible to update the printed versions of the programme.

Day 1 Monday, May 29th, 2023 Session chairs Speaker Title of the lecture
Ceremonial opening 8:30 9:00 Kari Hemminki, Pavel Vodička prof. MUDr. Milena Králíčková, Ph.D., rector of the Charles University
prof. RNDr. Eva Zažímalová, CSc., dr.h.c., president of the Czech Academy of Sciences
prof. MUDr. Jindřich Fínek, Ph.D., dean of the Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, Charles University
Ing. Jan Topinka, CSc., DrSc., chair of the Board of the Institute of Experimental Medicine CAS
MUDr. Pavel Vodička, CSc., DrSc. History of the New Town Hall
Session M1 9:00 9:30 Ludmila Vodičková, Alessio Naccarati Kari Hemminki, Asta Försti Opening lecture: Epidemiology and familial genetics of colorectal and pancreatic cancers
  9:30 10:00 Ulrike Peters Keynote lecture: Molecular epidemiological approaches for colorectal cancer 
  10:00 10:30
Coffee break 10:30 10:55      
Session M2 10:35 11:05 Richarda de Voer Novel genes predisposing to colorectal cancer and polyposis
  11:05 11:35 Yael Goldberg Inherited colorectal cancer – genes and clinical insights
  11:35 12:05 Barbara Pardini Consensus molecular subtyping and other omics in colorectal cancer classification: an integrative approach to improve the classification and its reflection in stool miRNome and metagenome
Lunch 12:05 12:45      
Poster session 12:45 13:40 Odd poster numbers
Session M3 13:40 14:10 Barbara Pardini, Yael Goldberg Jan Lubinski Management of ovarian and endometrial cancers in women belonging to HNPCC carrier families: review of the literature and results of cancer risk assessment in Polish HNPCC families
  14:10 14:40 Claire Palles Loss of function mutation in RNF43 is responsible for genetic predisposition in a family with serrated polyposis 
  14:40 15:10 Sergi Castellví-Bel Germline predisposition to serrated polyposis syndrome
Coffee break 15:10 15:35      
Session M4 15:35 16:05 Claire Palles, Sergi Castellví-Bel Alessio Naccarati A fecal miRNA signature by small RNA sequencing accurately distinguishes colorectal cancers and adenomas: results from a multicentric international study
  16:05 16:35 Pavel Vodička Genomic instability in adenomas and in colorectal cancer progression
  16:35 17:05 Federico Canzian Germline genetics of pancreatic cancer risk
Conference dinner 19:00 22:00 A cruise dinner on the Vltava river accompanied by sightseeing and live music on board.
Day 2 Tuesday, May 30th, 2023
Session T1 9:00 9:30 Tomáš Büchler, Daniele Campa Tom van Wezel Study on a novel TP53beta mutation in inherited CRC predisposition
  9:30 10:00 Regine Schneider-Stock How to model peritoneal metastasis in colon cancer?
  10:00 10:30 Pavel Souček Exome sequencing for precision oncology of metastatic colorectal carcinoma
Coffee break 10:30 10:55
Session T2 10:55 11:25 Regine Schneider-Stock, Pavel Souček Victor Moreno Microbiome and colorectal cancer: opportunities to personalize screening
  11:25 11:55 David Hughes The gut-pancreas axis: Association of circulating protein markers of gut barrier integrity and inflammation with colorectal cancer and pancreatic cancer
  11:55 12:25 Ondřej Slabý A real-world genomics-guided precision medicine in gastrointestinal oncology 
Lunch 12:25 12:55
Poster session 12:55 13:40   Even poster numbers
Session T3 13:40 14:10 David Hughes, Victor Moreno Daniele Campa Integration of genomic, genetic, clinical and epidemiologic factors to predict IPMNs progression into PDAC
  14:10 14:40 Beatrice Mohelníková-Duchoňová Individualized treatment in pancreatic cancer
  14:40 15:10 Tomáš Büchler Treatment deescalation in colorectal cancer
Closing word 15:10 15:15   Pavel Vodička, Kari Hemminki