Department of Pharmacology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, SIMATS, Chennai has organised an International Conference on Stem Cell and Cancer Therapy (ICSC-2K19) on July 5th 2019. Dr. Moorthy P. Ponnusamy, Associate Professor from University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, USA gave a talk onMaintenance of stem cell and cancer stem cells” . He has emphasised that, Metastatic cancer cells generally cannot be eradicated using traditional surgical or chemoradiotherapeutic strategies, and disease recurrence is extremely common following treatment. On the other hand, therapies employing stem cells are showing increasing promise in the treatment of cancer. Stem cells can function as novel delivery platforms by homing to and targeting both primary and metastatic tumor foci. Dr. D. Ezhilarasan , Assisatant Professor from the Dept. of Pharmacology , Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, SIMATS, Chennai has delivered a talk on Mesanchymal Stem cells for Cancer therapy . Metastatic Breast Cancer and Novel Therapeutics  was delivered by  Dr. Murali Anbalagan, Assistant Professor from the Department of Structural & Cellular Biology, Director, Pre-clinical small animal Imaging Facility, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA. A total of 180  delegates have participated  from various Institutions and 42 delegates , presented e-poster and  four e-posters were awarded for best posters . The TN DCI has provided 3 credit points ( 265/19) for this international conference.



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