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Cancer Research Conferences

A Matter of Life or Death: From Basic Cell Death Mechanisms to Novel Cancer Treatments

Amsterdam, Netherlands

1 - 3 February 2018

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Save the date for the fourth EACR conference on A Matter of Life or Death. This follows the highly-regarded third edition in 2016, which was also held in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

This conference will help you to gain a greater understanding of the multifaceted role of cell death in tumour initiation, progression and therapy response.

-- Registrations go live summer 2017 --



De Rode Hoed, a former hidden church in the centre of Amsterdam.


  • Simone Fulda - Germany
  • Verena Jendrossek - Germany
  • Jan Paul Medema - Netherlands


Five EACR Meeting Bursaries will be available to enable early-career EACR members to attend the conference. These bursaries include a free registration and a contribution towards travel costs. Join the EACR now to ensure that you are eligible to apply.


  • Peter de Keizer - Netherlands
  • Karin de Visser - Netherlands
  • Sandra Demaria - USA
  • Scott Dixon - USA
  • Simone Fulda - Germany
  • Ana J. García-Sáez - Germany
  • Verena Jendrossek - Germany
  • Jan Paul Medema - Netherlands
  • Manolis Pasparakis - Germany
  • John Silke - Australia
  • Giorgio Stassi - Italy
  • Stephen Tait - UK
  • Andreas Villunger - Austria


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