ICRM director-general to give lecture about cancer research in India at AACR conference

Vishwa Mohan Katoch, M.D., will give a special lecture entitled "Cancer Research in India: Future Directions" at the AACR International Conference on New Horizons in Cancer Research: Biology to Prevention to Therapy, Dec. 13-16, 2011, in Gurgaon, Delhi (NCR), India.

Katoch is secretary to the Government of India Department of Health Research and director-general of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICRM) in New Delhi, India.

The American Association for Cancer Research welcomes media attendance at this special lecture, which will be held on Friday, Dec. 16 from 9:10 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., in the Pearl Ballroom of the Leela Kempinski Gurgaon.

"This is an exciting time for cancer research. New technologies and new disciplines are helping to accelerate the development of new treatments, and Indian scientists and clinicians are making great contributions to the field," said Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.), chief executive officer of the AACR. "We are honored to hear Dr. Katoch's vision for the future of cancer research in India, which will undoubtedly provide a dynamic platform for the establishment of new collaborations on an international scale."

Source: American Association for Cancer Research

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