18 november 2016


PyV & HPV & Skin Cancer

Room 0.4


Identifying therapeutic targets in Merkel Cell Carcinoma
James DeCaprio
Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA

08.55-09.20 Developing Vaccines against pathogenic Human Polyomaviruses
Christopher Buck
Center for Cancer Research, NCI, NIH, Bethesda, USA
  Free Communication / Abstracts Room 0.4 
09.20-09.35 C. Wang
Novel Strains of HPyV6 and HPyV7 Are Associated with a Pruritic and Dyskeratotic Dermatosis
09.35-09.50 C. Harwood
Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma and warts in severe combined immune deficiency: a role for human papillomavirus vaccination?


D. Sur
Analysis of Prostaglandin-Endoperoxide Synthase (PTGS)-2 Gene Polymorphisms and Risk of Cervical Cancer in a East Indian Population: A Case Control Study



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Carcinogenesis I

Room 0.4


Molecular biology of Merkel cell polyomavirus oncogenesis
Masahiro Shuda
Dept. Microbiol. & Mol. Genetics, Cancer Virology Program, Hillman Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA

10.55-11.20 HPV integration in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas: cause and consequence 
Dept. of Pathology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands
  Free Communication / Abstracts Room 0.4 
11.20-11.35 S. Heuser
Changed mitochondrial respiration represents a metabolic phenotype of HPV8-E7 positive keratinocytes


M. Hufbauer
Interaction of HPV8-E6 with WRNIP1 is crucial for delay of DNA damage repair after UV damage

11.50-12.05 P. Di Bonito
Cutaneous Human Papillomaviruses, Merkel Cell Polyomavirus and cellular miRNAs detected in skin samples of an elderly people cohort affected by actinic keratosis in Italy 



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Carcinogenesis II

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Immune responses to MCC and their prognostic
Jürger Becker
Translational Oncology, Institute for Translational Skin Cancer Research (TSCR) within the West German Cancer Center at the University Hospital of Essen, Essen, Germany

13.55-14.20 Human Polyomavirus 6 in Non Melanoma Skin Cancer
Axel zur Hausen 
Dept. of Pathology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands

Free Communication / Abstracts

Room 0.4 
14.20-14.35 E. van der Meijden
Primary polyomavirus infection, not reactivation, as the cause of trichodysplasia spinulosa in immunocompromised patients
14.35-14.50  C. Olivero
Establishment and characterization of patient-derived tumour xenograft using skin tumours from organ transplant recipients (OTRs)
14.50-15.05  S. Lanfredini
The proliferation pattern observed in the transgenic HPV8 Mouse skin in associated with LRIG1 keratinocyte stem cell expansion
15.05-15.30 Break

Exhibition area - Lobby

Closing remarks

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