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Poster Presentation on TeMMPo in Texas

1 February 2018

The American Association for Cancer Research hosted the Obesity and Cancer: Mechanisms Underlying Etiology and Outcomes conference 27-30 January 2018 in Austin, Texas.

Conference Co-chairs:

  • Lewis C. Cantley, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York- Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
  • Michael N. Pollak, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada
  • Elizabeth A. Platz, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland

Dr Sarah Lewis’s poster ‘Application of the WCRF International/University of Bristol methodology for systematically reviewing mechanistic evidence on the subject of obesity and cancer’ was presented at the event. Dr Nigel Brockton, Director of Research at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) will present this poster alongside an AICR poster which summarises mechanisms for obesity causing cancer. Sarah’s poster demonstrates a new method for reviewing the huge body of mainly laboratory-based research in a systematic way.

Dr Brockton talks about the upcoming conference here.

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