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Past Events



Summit4CI Speaker Series

On February 27th, Dr. Uri Tabori, Dr. Anirban Das and patient advocate Parvathy Raman Krishnan presented at the Summit4CI Speaker Series.  BioCanRx, Canada’s Immunotherapy Network, is currently offering interesting and interactive virtual talks featuring current and past Network Investigators from across the country. This speaker session will included a plain language overview, a talk by a patient partner and lots of opportunity for questions and discussion.  Please visit the Summit4CI Speaker Series website to sign up for future talks.



3rd IRRDC Educational Seminar

On February 15th, 2022, we held our third educational seminar.   This seminar featured two new talks by Ayse Bahar Ercan and Dr. Liana Figueiredo Nobre, as well as an exciting panel discussion.  Talks included:

  • Insights into the clinical and biological landscape of CMMRD

  • Using CSF liquid biopsy to monitor CMMRD patient tumours

  • Panel questions from audience



SIOP 2022 Lunch and Learn

In 2022, the International Replication Repair Deficiency Consortium (IRRDC) held an interactive lunch and learn symposium at the 54th Annual Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) in Barcelona, Spain. This session was comprised of exciting talks, including:

  • An overview of the IRRDC

  • LOGIC: A novel, affordable diagnostic tool

  • Immunotherapy for patients with RRD cancers

  • New monitoring tools to predict response in RRD cancers

  • Round Table: Challenges in RRD care in low- and middle-income countries



2nd Educational Seminar

On November 30th, 2021, we held our second educational seminar.   This seminar featured two new talks by Dr. Anirban Das and Dr. Brian Chung, as well as an interactive group discussion.  Talks included:

  • How immunotherapy is changing lives for children with CMMRD

  • LOGIC: a new diagnostic tool to detect replication repair deficiency in cancer and normal cells



1st Educational Seminar

On April 1st, 2021, we held our inaugural educational seminar.   This seminar featured two exciting talks by Dr. Vanessa Bianchi and Dr. Victoria Forster, as well as introductory remarks from Dr. Uri Tabori an interactive group discussion.  Talks included:

  • The impact of surveillance for individuals affected with CMMRD

  • What happens to a CMMRD patient sample?



SIOP 2018 Update Workshop

We held a CMMRD consortium update workshop at the 50th Annual Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) in Kyoto. We were delighted to spend time with around 40 new and old friends from several countries and discuss some of the most pressing clinical issues involving CMMRD individuals worldwide. We heard talks from Dr. Rejin Kebudi, Dr, Eric Bouffet, Dr. Uri Tabori and Dr. Victoria Forster. We also hosted a panel discussion involving these speakers, plus Dr. Mark Kieran and Dr. Laurence Brugieres.




The IRRDC Workshop

Between October 15th and 17th in 2017, we hosted the first International Replication Repair Deficiency workshop at the Old Mill Inn in Toronto. This event featured more than 20 talks by international experts in the fields of RRD.  Several groundbreaking publications emerged from this meeting, including one which transformed the diagnosis of CMMRD.