The international webinar "Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma", chaired by Professor Hendrik Paul Van Poppel, the Chairman of the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit (KU) Leuven, Belgium, was successfully held on August 16th, 2021. There are 3 speakers who gave their excellent presentations on the different hot topics related to their research fields. They are Dr. Michael B. Atkins, Dr. Logan Briggs, and Dr. Bambang T. Atmaja. It was our great honor to have these experts and scholars together to present their academic studies and discuss the topic.
Dr. Michael B. Atkins
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, D.C., United States.
Topic: Current and Emerging Therapies for First-Line Treatment of Metastatic Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
Michael B. Atkins, MD, is deputy director of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Scholl Professor and vice chair of the Department of Medical Oncology at Georgetown University Medical Center. He is an internationally recognized expert in the management of patients with high-risk and metastatic melanoma or kidney cancer.
Dr. Logan Briggs
Harvard Medical School, Boston, United States.
Topic: Prognostic and Predictive Biomarkers for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
Dr. Logan Briggs is currently studying at Harvard Medical School and is engaged in scientific research in the field of metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma. In addition, he is the Chairman of the Board and the co-founder of Medicine in Motion (MM). As the co-founder of MM, he is committed to combating professional burnout in the medical profession by promoting fitness, community building, and charity. To date, the organization has raised $45,000 for cancer research.
Dr. Bambang T. Atmaja
The Royal London Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
Topic: Individualized Therapy for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
Dr. Bambang T. Atmaja is from The Royal London Hospital, and he is a clinical researcher in the Department of Oncology at Royal Marsden Hospital. He is also doing an internship at the St. Luke Cancer Center at Royal Surrey County Hospital now.
We highly appreciate all the participants who gave their excellent presentations and academic discussion on this webinar! We believe that everyone did enjoy this webinar. Besides, we look forward to having more and more experts and researchers join us in future webinars!
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