May30

Using Viruses to Fight Cancer

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Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Adam Room., 1 Rideau Street, ottawa

Kiwanis Luncheon, Friday, May 30, 2014, 12:00 – 1:45 p.m. Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Adam Room. Kiwanis Medical Foundation Luncheon

Dr. John Bell Senior Scientist, Cancer Therapeutics, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

“Using Viruses to Fight Cancer” Dr. Bell will discuss their current understanding of how cancers arise and how they can use this information to develop new, safe and effective therapeutics. Will focus on their discovery that viruses can be engineered to specifically infect and kill tumours with examples from early human trials.

On the Menu: Cranberry Glazed Atlantic Salmon, seasonal vegetables, chocolate mousse cake

(Please confirm your attendance to the Kiwanis office no later than NOON on Tuesday, May 27th for catering purposes as we pay for what we guarantee)

For reservation contact us ASAP at Wadah@thevertexteam.com or call 613-878-3041

$35.00 Age limit: 18+