Lee L. Swanström (USA-France)

Jie He (China)

Michio Hongo (Japan)


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Session 18


Sunday, September 3
4:30 – 6:30 pm

Room 3



Genomics, Genetics and Epigenetics

Towards gene targeted therapy


Chairs: Zdenko Herceg (France, IARC)Iqbal Parker (South Africa)

Discussants: Luis Felipe Ribeiro Pinto (Brazil) – Hakan Alakus (Denmark)



  • Genomic characterization of esophageal squamous and adeno carcinoma. Russell E. White (Kenya)
  • Comparison of Genome Wide Association studies in Barrett’s esophagus, EAC and ESCC.
    Ines Gockel (Germany)


  • DNA methylation, early DNA methylation changes; DNA methyl transferase expression.
    Zdenko Herceg (IARC-WHO)


  • Mutational signatures and response to treatment. Massimiliano Di Pietro (UK)
  • PI3K signaling pathway as a target therapy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: new     mechanisms of pathway activation. Luis F. Ribeiro Pinto (Brazil)
  • Molecular markers for prediction of response to chemo/radio therapy. Hakan Alakus (Germany)






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