Concurrent with Iranian National Cancer Week (20-26 January 2021), The International Cancer Webinar: Bench to Bedside was held by Royan Institute on January 21-23, 2021. The webinar addressed diverse research-based and clinical perspectives of cancer immune therapy, cancer and COVID 19 pandemic, the new findings in cancer diagnosis & treatment and cancer cell therapy aimed at the researchers, university students from diverse sub-fields of biology and was accompanied by the 7-day school student sections.
This program attracted many world-class researchers from USA that joined the webinar through virtual systems, including:
Dr. Mohammad Rashidian, Department of Cancer Immunology and Virology, Dana- Farber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School (USA)
Dr. Sahar Tavkoli, Assistant Professor of hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow transplantation, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran
Dr. Abbas Ghaderi, Director of Shiraz Institute for Cancer Research, Shiraz, Iran
Dr. Rouhollah Miri, Fellowship of surgical oncology- Cancer Institute of Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS),Tehran, Iran
The Sscientific chairman, Dr. Amirreza Aref (Dana-Faber Cancer Institute (USA)) maintained that although cancer remains one of the biggest health challenges with the highest death rates around the world; there are many ways we could help the patients.
In the end, Dr. Amirreza Aref appreciated Royan Institute and Royan Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Technology for holding this event.