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CoBra project kickoff - Innovation in brachytherapy with technologies

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Holiday Inn

Pembroke Rd

Portsmouth

PO1 2TA

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The Cooperative Brachytherapy (CoBra) project is interested in technological innovation for diagnosis and treatment of localised cancers able to enhance the quality of life for patient and reduce the cancer mortality.


Meet the 9 CoBra partners in Portsmouth on the 4th of October 2018 and interact with hospital practitioners, robotic researchers, computer scientists in the field of brachytherapy from the 2 Seas region. You will attend to a lecture on the state of art in brachytherapy including its indications, recommendations and remaining challenges. Then a round table will be set up to discuss about innovation in brachytherapy through technologies.

Programme:

2:00 – 2:30:
Registration & Welcoming coffee / tea

2:30 – 3:00:
“Welcome to University of Portsmouth” – Prof. Giaio Pescetto, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law, University of Portsmouth
“Welcome to CoBra Kick-off event” – Prof. Rochdi Merzouki, Lead Partner of CoBra, Polytech Lille - CRIStAL, UMR-CNRS 9189
“Presentation of CoBra Projet” – Prof. Rochdi Merzouki, Lead Partner of CoBra, Polytech Lille - CRIStAL, UMR-CNRS 9189

3:00 - 3:50:
“State of the art of brachytherapy and biopsy” – Dr. Dominic Hodgson, Consultant Urologist, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
“Technology allowing this state of the art” – Dr. Wojciech Polak, Clinical Scientist Radiotherapy Physics, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust


3:50 – 4:15:
Coffee break, pastries and networking

4:15 – 4:45:

Role and expertise of each Partner of CoBra project


4:45 – 5:45:
Round table: How to innovate in brachytherapy with technologies?

5:45 – 6:00:
Closing remarks


CoBra project is supported by European Regional Development Fund.

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