A few updates regarding the BHD Symposium in Washington DC, 22nd April 2010.
1. Abstract submission deadline for oral and poster presentations is 15th February 2010.
2. This year’s invited guest speak is Dr. Berton Zbar, who has over 20 years experience in the field of renal cancer genetics and the organisers are delighted that he has agreed to address the symposium. Before his retirement, Dr Zbar was chief of the Laboratory of Immunobiology at the Center for Cancer Research, NCI-Frederick, USA, where he and his colleagues have studied families affected with the BHD Syndrome as well as von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome, hereditary papillary renal carcinoma (HPRC), and Hereditary Leiomyoma and Renal Cell Carcinoma (HLRCC).
3. Comprehensive information about the event can be found here.