Cancer Research - Past, Present and Future

How has cancer research changed over the past forty years? What is next for cancer research in Glasgow?

If you would like to hear about how cancer research at the University of Glasgow is making a difference, please join us at our first Beatson Pebble Appeal public lecture. 

Date: Wednesday 27 May
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Venue: CRUK Beatson Institute, Garscube Estate, Glasgow, G61 1BD
Category: Public lectures
Speaker: Professor Sir Kenneth Calman, University of Glasgow Chancellor
Website: www.beatsonpebbleappeal.org

Professor Sir Kenneth Calman is Chancellor of the University of Glasgow. He set up Scotland's first Department of Oncology forty years ago at the University of Glasgow. Professor Calman will be discussing what cancer research was like forty years ago and how cancer research has transformed over the past four decades.

Professor Karen Vousden is the Director of the CRUK Beatson Institute. Professor Vousden will tell us more about the exciting research developments currently taking place in Glasgow.

Professor Jeff Evans is the Director of the Institute of Cancer Sciences at the University of Glasgow. Professor Evans will discuss how changes in cancer research are having an impact on patients now, and how they may improve cancer treatments in the future.

This lecture is organised by the University of Glasgow's Beatson Pebble Appeal. The Beatson Pebble Appeal raises funds for cancer research at the University of Glasgow. All funds raised are directed towards developing ground-breaking cancer research, attracting world class cancer scientists and equipping our facilities with the most advanced equipment and research.

To register visit: Pioneering cancer research in Glasgow - Past, Present and Future  

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First published: 26 May 2015

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