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18-20 Mar 2020

Topic: General hepatology

Organised by: EURO-CHOLANGIO-NET COST CA18122 ACTION (European Network for the Study of Cholangiocarcinoma, ENS-CCA)

Location: The University of Glasgow, Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, UK | Glasgow, United Kingdom

Meeting Type: EASL endorsed events


Basic and Translation Training School “Novel Experimental CCA Models: from Ex-vivo Patient-Derived Organoids to In-vivo Animal Models”

EURO-CHOLANGIO-NET (European Cholangiocarcinoma Network) is actively seeking trainees interested in attending our training school “Novel Experimental CCA models: from Ex-vivo Patient-Derived Organoids to In-vivo Animal Models” to be held in Glasgow on 18-20 March 2020.

Learning objectives of this training school include:

  • Identification of key areas where novel models can help move cholangiocarcinoma research forward;
  • Learning protocols for the development of tumour-derived organoids;
  • Identification of challenges in the definition of the pathway to obtain fresh tissue from patients and identification of potential solutions to be implemented;
  • Learning theoretical skills for the development of co-cultures and the study of cell-to-cell interaction within 3D models;
  • Learning about the suitability of novel cholangiocarcinoma animal models to answer different research questions;
  • Review of technical guidelines to follow in case of animal experiments.

Successful applicants will receive a grant to be applied towards reimbursement of their overall travel, accommodation, and meal expenses.


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