Oncology Revolution with Prof. Cédric Blanpain
Science & Technology

Tue. January 16, 7:00PM

Oncology Revolution with Prof. Cédric Blanpain

Eminent Professor Cédric Blanpain embarks you on a transformative journey into the realms of oncology as his unparalleled insights are revolutionising the understanding of intricate interplays between stem cells and cancer.

At the forefront of Oncological Medicine, pivotal questions surrounding the identification of enigmatic cells at the core of cancer are poised to be answered by Professor Blanpain, who has dedicated his illustrious career to unraveling this intricate mystery.His groundbreaking discoveries disrupt conventional wisdom, reshaping our comprehension of both the initiation and progression of cancer.

Join us for an enthralling event where Professor Blanpain will guide us through the intricate landscapes of stem cells, cancer, and revolutionary breakthroughs. Immerse yourself in the cutting edge of medical science, gaining profound insights that hold the promise of reshaping the future landscape of oncology.

This conference is brought to our members in partnership with L’Eventail.


Cédric Blanpain

Professor Cédric Blanpain, MD/PhD, is a full professor and WELBIO investigator at the IRIBHM, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. His groundbreaking research focuses on understanding epithelial stem cells in development, homeostasis, and cancer. He has identified novel stem cell populations in the epidermis, prostate, and mammary gland, unraveling cancer cell origins in these tissues. Using innovative genetic approaches, his lab explores cancer stem cells within their natural microenvironment, uncovering intrinsic and extrinsic regulatory mechanisms. Supported by Belgian FNRS, WELBIO, and the European Research Council, Professor Blanpain has received prestigious awards, including the EMBO Young Investigator and ISSCR Outstanding Young Investigator. As an EMBO member since 2012, he stands at the forefront of stem cell and cancer research.
Tue. January 16, 7:00PM
Tue. January 16, 9:00PM
TheMerode Talks
Guest allowed?
Yes, 1 per member
20.00€ incl. VAT


Place Poelaert, 6
1000 Brussels
Parking Poelaert, Place Poelaert 1000 Brussels

Detailed program

Tue. January 16, 6:30PM
Conference and Q&A
Tue. January 16, 7:00PM
Cocktail drink
Tue. January 16, 8:00PM
Tue. January 16, 9:00PM