4th Zurich Precision Oncology Symposium

Fast-evolving treatment options and emerging technologies continue to advance the field of Precision Oncology.


USZ Kurszimmer 1, Nord1, C307 & hybrid




9.00 am – 5.00 pm


SGMO Credits: 6

The 4th Precision Oncology Symposium of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Zurich will bring together international leaders in the field of functional precision medicine including oncologists, cancer researchers and data experts to discuss latest developments and future directions.


9.00 am Welcome
Markus G. Manz, University Hospital Zurich
9.10 am Session 1: Precision Medicine in solid tumors (focus on organoids)
Chantal Pauli & Nicolas Andratschke, University Hospital Zurich
9.15 am Functional Precision Oncology Approach to Identify Treatment Stategies for solid tumors
Chantal Pauli, University of Zurich
9.45 am Organoids as precision medicine tools
Ralph Fritsch, University Hospital Zurich
10.15 am Precision medicine approaches for urological tumors
Marianna Kruithof-De Julio, Bern Center for Precision Medicine
10.45 am Break
11.10 am Session 2: The Tumor Profiler Project
Berend Snijder & Thorsten Zenz
11.15 am Technology in the TPC
Bernd Bodenmiller, UZH/ETH
11.45 am The Tumor Profiler Study: Melanoma results and future applications
Mitch Levesque, UZH/TPC
12.15 pm Perspective Pediatric Precision Oncology Needs for Children
Jean-Pierre Bourquin & Javad Nazarian, Kinderspital Zürich
12.45 pm Lunch Break
1.40 pm Session 3: Clinical exploitation of precision Medicine in Blood Cancer
Jean-Pierre Bourquin & Philipp Staber
1.45 pm Trials in Blood Cancer Precision Medicine
Tea Pemovska, MedUniWien
2.15 pm Improving AML treatment by Precision Medicine
Krister Wennerberg, University of Copenhagen
2.45 pm Data Science for precision medicine in lymphoma
Wolfgang Huber, EMBL
3.15 pm Break
3.40 pm Session 4: Precision Medicine
Thorsten Zenz
3.45 pm N=1 trials
Nicholas Schork, City of Hope
4.15 pm Developing a Center for Precision Medicine
Markus Rudin, The LOOP Zurich
4.45 pm Wrap up
Thorsten Zenz, University Hospital Zurich


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