Pediatric Cancer Research Symposium

Join us for an exciting day highlighting the power of collaboration between academia, healthcare institutions,cohn-compressed.jpg government and the community in preventing, treating and curing pediatric cancers, at the 2021 Pediatric Cancer Research Symposium, sponsored by the Child Health Research Institute's Pediatric Cancer Research Group (PCRG). Click here to see the planned symposium agenda. 

Event highlights include:
  • A dynamic panel discussion with leaders from UNMC and Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, "Collaboration between Academia, Healthcare Institutions and Government: How to Apply Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic to Pediatric Cancer"
  • Updates from the PCRG and a presentation on its latest research on Nebraska’s water quality in relation to pediatric cancer and other pediatric health outcomes
  • A keynote presentation, "Advancing Treatment for Neuroblastoma Through Collaboration: A Pediatric Oncology Paradigm," by Sue L. Cohn, MD, professor of pediatrics, chief, Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation and director, Clinical Sciences at the University of Chicago Medical Center

During the afternoon session individual scientists and collaborative groups, such as the Medulloblastoma Collaborative, will give presentations highlighting their current work. 

Email chri@unmc.edu for more information on the Pediatric Cancer Research Symposium.

Register Here.  

Registration is due Wednesday, August 25 at 4 p.m.