Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center
19th Annual Research Symposium
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Friday, April 28, 2023

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Neurological Research Institute (NRI), 1250 Moursund St., 7th floor, Houston, TX 77030

Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center will be celebrating our research accomplishments at the 19th Annual Research Symposium. The goal of the symposium is to discuss cutting-edge, translational, and clinical research focusing on the epidemiology, biology, pathology, prevention, and treatment in pediatric hematology and oncology. The symposium will feature two keynote speakers and a poster session. There will be an awards ceremony following the symposium.
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Keynote speakers:
Oncology Keynote Address: “Medulloblastoma as a proximate cost of the evolution of cerebellar development in Homo Sapiens. Brain cancer as part of the cost of being human"

Michael D. Taylor MD, PhD, FRCS(C)
Director, Neuro-oncology Research Program
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine
Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Division of Neurosurgery, Texas Children's Hospital
CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research
Michael D. Taylor
Hematology Keynote Address: “Cardiac studies in sickle cell disease: getting to the heart of the problem"

Charles Quinn, MD, MS
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Director, Erythrocyte Diagnostic Laboratory
Medical Director, Pediatric Sickle Cell Program
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Charles Quinn

The deadline to register was April 27, 2023 10:00 PM CDT.

Registration Closed

Prizes will be awarded for the most competitive abstracts (3 for oral presentations and 3 for poster presentations).

All members of the Cancer and Hematology Center are encouraged to submit abstracts for consideration and will be eligible to receive an award, including junior faculty (Instructor and Assistant Professors), fellows, graduate students, post-docs, and research assistants. Abstract submissions are limited to only One per category.

The deadline for abstract submission was March 02, 2023 6:00 PM CST.

Abstract Submission Closed

For questions or additional information, please email your inquiries to txchconference@texaschildrens.org.
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