Tumor Microenvironment

Day 1, Wednesday 7th November 2018

13:30- 15:00 Tumor Microenvironment
Moderator Dr. Neil M. Iyengar
13:30-14:00 “Role of Tumor Microenvironment and cellular plasticity in breast carcinogenesis”
Special Presentation: Dr. Abdelillah Aboussekhra, PhD; KFSH&RC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
14:00-14:30 “Clinical implications and opportunities of immune regulated breast cancer stem cell plasticity”
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Hasan Korkaya, DVM., PhD; Augusta University, Georgia, USA
14:30-14:50 “Obesity and Breast Cancer: The role of the microenvironment”
Speaker: Dr. Huda Al-Khalaf, PhD; KFSH&RC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
14:50-15:00 “Eugenol suppresses DNMT1 and normalizes breast cancer-associated fibroblast”
Short Talk: Dr. Layla AA AL-Kharashi, PhD, College of Pharmacy, KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
15:00-15:10 “Let-7b inhibits cancer-promoting effects of breast cancer-associated fibroblasts through IL-8 repression”
Short Talk: Ms. Bothina Mohammed AlHarbi, MSc, KAIMRC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
15:10-15:30 Coffee Break

Speakers

Dr. Abdelilah Aboussekhra, PhD

Lecture Title: "Role of Tumor Microenvironment and Cellular Plasticity in Breast Carcinogenesis"

Dr. Hasan Korkaya, DVM., PhD

Lecture Title: "Clinical Implications and Opportunities of Immune Regulated Breast Cancer Stem Cell Plasticity"

Dr. Huda Al Khalaf, PhD

Lecture Title: "Obesity and Breast Cancer: The Role of the Microenvironment"