Research and development network meeting on Cancer and Nutrition

Event Details

The Oslo Cancer Cluster team and collaborators are happy to invite you to R&D Network on cancer and nutrition

The registration is now closed, but THERE ARE STILL AVAILABLE SEATS – please register by email to: Marthe Brovold Løberg.



Moderator of the day: Sigbjørn Smeland,  Head of Division at Oslo University Hospital

14:00–14:15 Registration and coffe

14:15–14:30 “Welcome and introduction to today’s topic”

  • Sigbjørn Smeland, Professor, Head of Division at Oslo University Hospital

14:30–15:00 “Dietary compounds and the mechanisms of cancer”

  • Rune Blomhoff, Professor, Dept. of Nutrition, UiO and Head of Research, Dept. of Clinical Service, Oslo University Hospital

Q&A session

15:10–15:50 International guest speaker:  “Enhancing clinical outcome: Omega 3 fatty acids in cancer”

  • Alessandro Laviano, Associate Professor, Sapienza University of Rome

Q&A session followed by short break

16:10–16:40 “Research projects – lessons learned”

  • Helena Gleissman, Dept. for oncology, Karolinska Institute

16:40–17:00 “Role of D-vitamin in immune-oncology”

  • Kaare Norum, Professor Emeritus, Dept of Nutrition, University of Oslo.

17:00–19:00 Networking session with light refreshments


We look forward to an interesting evening!

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