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The Intersection Between Exercise, Diet and Genetics in Cancer

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UCD Conway Institute

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Join the Irish Cancer Society Collaborative Research Centre BREAST-PREDICT for a day-long multi-disciplinary overview of current knowledge on the impact of nutrition, physical activity and genetics on cancer outcomes, with talks from national and international speakers.

Researchers, investigators, clinicians and everyone interested welcome to attend upon free registration! Coffee breaks & light lunch provided.



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11:00 – 17:00 UCD Conway Lecture Theatre (directions: http://www.ucd.ie/conway/aboutus/contactus/)


10:30 – 11:00 Registration and coffee

11:00 – 11:10 Welcome address: Prof. William Gallagher, Director of the UCD Conway Institute, Professor of Cancer Biology at UCD and Director of BREAST-PREDICT

11:10 – 12:10 Keynote talk: Lifestyle Factors in Breast Cancer
Dr. Pamela Goodwin, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Senior Investigator at Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto)

12:10 – 12:50 Session 1: Exercise Interventions for Cancer Patients
Chair: Prof. William Gallagher

12:10 – 12:30 Exercise in Cancer Survivorship
Prof. Juliette Hussey, Professor in Physiotherapy and Vice President for Global Relations in Trinity College Dublin

12:30 – 12:50 Technology Enabled Rehabilitation in Cancer - Examples from the CATCH Programme
Prof. Brian Caulfield, Professor of Physiotherapy, UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Sports Science and Lead Investigator at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics

12:50 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Session 2: Lifestyle and Metabolic Factors in Cancer: Mechanisms to Outcome
Chair: Dr. Darran O’Connor, Senior Lecturer (Clinical Pharmacology) at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

13:30 – 13:50 The Influence of Lifestyle and Metabolic Factors on Colorectal Cancer Development
Dr. David Hughes, UCD School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, UCD Conway Institute

13:50 – 14:10 FKBPL: A Common Factor in Cancer and Obesity
Prof. Tracy Robson, Professor and Head of Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

14:10 – 14:30 Obesity: its Links with Altered Metabolism and Treatment Response in Oesophageal Cancer
Prof. Jacintha O’Sullivan, Professor in Translational Oncology, Trinity Translational Medicine Institute (TTMI), St. James’s Hospital

14:30 – 15:30 Session 3: Nutritional Intervention in Cancer
Chair: Prof. William Gallagher

14:30 – 14:50 Dietary Modulation of Metabolic-Inflammation – Relevance to Cancer Risk
Prof. Helen Roche, Professor of Nutrigenomics, UCD Conway Institute, University College Dublin

14:50 – 15:10 Optimising Nutritional Status Throughout the Cancer Trajectory - the Oesophageal Cancer Model
Dr. Suzanne Doyle, Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics, Dublin Institute of Technology and Trinity College Dublin

15:10 – 15:30 Diet and Cancer: Can Technology Help?
Dr. Claire Timon, Senior Researcher, Centre for Applied Research in Connected Health (ARCH)

15:30 – 15:50 Coffee break

15:50 – 16:10 Session 4: Non-Surgical Approaches to Cancer Management
Chair: Prof. William Gallagher

15:50 – 16:10 Non-Surgical Management of Endometrial Cancer in the Obese Patients
Prof. Donal Brennan, Professor of Gynaecological Oncology, UCD; Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecological Oncologist at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital/ National Maternity Hospital /St Vincent’s University Hospital

16:10 – 16:30 Session 5: Survivorship
Chair: Prof. William Gallagher

16:10 – 16:30 Prosper: A multi-disciplinary approach to supporting men diagnosed with prostate cancer and beyond
Prof. William Watson, Professor of Cancer Biology, UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science

16:30 – 17:00 Discussion and closing remarks


For any queries, please contact: luciana.herda@ucd.ie

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