Second Psycho-Neuro-Immunology Course – 15 to 17 January 2018 – Lille, Institut Coeur-Poumons

On the Behalf of ONCOLille, you are invited to take part in a 3 day course in Psycho-Neuro-Immunology (PNI) held by Pr Yori Gidron and organized on the 15th to 17th of January 2018 in the Institut Coeur -Poumons in Lille.

The course will be free but registration is mandatory.

In the course, you will learn basic introductory topics in immunology, stress and neuroimmunology, and then apply them to major diseases, as decribed below. People from psychology, biology, medicine, nursing and other domains are invited.


  • Introduction to immunology
  • Basic model of stress
  • Neurommunology
  • Stress and immunity
  • PNI of heart disease
  • PNI of cancer x 4 lectures
  • PNI of colds
  • Immuno-psychiatry
  • Effects of psychological interventions on immunity Applying the topics to diseases: Group exercise

To register:

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Second French International Congress on CAR T CELLS – 17 January – Faculté de Médecine – Lille

The Second French International Congress on CAR T CELLS will be held on the 17th of January 2018 in Lille and will welcome this year again the best worldwide experts in this domain.

This new and promising therapy shows an impressive development in blood malignacies but should also known quickly some applications in solid tumours .

For more informations on the congress program: Second French International CarTday final program


To register, please email to: carole.robin@univ-lille2.fr

VILLAGE DES SCIENCES: ONCOLille participation – 5th to 8th October 2017

ONCOLille will participate for the second year, to the Village des Sciences which will take place from the 5th to the 8th October 2017 in the Gare Saint Sauveur in Lille (square Jean Baptiste LEBAS).

The 5th and 6th October afternoons will be reserved for schools (12:00 to 18:00) but the saturday 7th and Sunday 8th will be open to all (13:00 to 19:00).

This year, the theme of the village is the “Trip”. In this thematic, ONCOLille scientists will present the migratory capacities of cancer cells which lead to creation of secondary tumours called Metastases.

For more information:

Village des Sciences

Fête de la science

9th WIN Symposium: Expediting Global Innovation in Precision Cancer Medicine – June 26-27, 2017 – PARIS

The ARC Foundation for Cancer Research is proud to endorse the upcoming WIN 2017 Symposium that will be held in Paris, France, June 26-27, 2017. The WIN Symposium will bring together the greatest experts in the field of personalized medicine and systems biology in oncology from academia, industry, cancer research and patient advocacy organizations, including José Baselga (MSK), Daniel F. Hayes (University of Michigan), René Bernards (NKI), Martine J. Piccart–Gebhart (Jules Bordet), Guido Kroemer and Caroline Robert (Gustave Roussy).

Early bird registration deadline: March 31st, 2017

Abstract submission deadline: May 23th 2017

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3 days course on Psycho-Neuro-Immunology- 10, 11 & 12 April 2017 – Institut Coeur -Poumons Lille

The Professor Yoram Gidron, who hold the Professoral Chair of psycho-oncology funded by the French National Institut of Cancer in the Lille University, will give  3 day course in Psycho-Neuro-Immunology (PNI) in the Institut Coeur -Poumons in Lille.

The course will teach the basic knowledge and advanced findings of PNI and different diseases. The attendee will learn to integrate the fields of health psychology, neuroimmunology and medicine. The participants need to have background in psychology, or medicine, or nursing, or biology and neuroscience.

Organized by the Lille University and ONCOLille, the course is open for all  health, biology or human sciences professionals and students, from all over France.

The registration is free but mandatory using the registration form at the end of the page (dead line: 31th of March 2017)

The course will include the following topics:

  • Basic concepts and models of stress
  • Biology of Stress
  • Introduction to immunology
  • Basics in neuroimmunology
  • PNI of colds
  • PNI of heart disease
  • PNI of cancer x 3 lectures
  • PNI of infertility
  • Immunopsychiatry
  • Effects of stress management on immunity
  • Lectures of participants (in pairs, you will present 1 PNI article).

The courses will be held from 9 am to 5 pm (time to be confirmed) in the Institut Coeur -Poumons of the Lille University – Hospital campus (Underground station: CHR Calmette- line 1 terminus)

Registration form:

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CAR T Day: First French National Symposium on CAR T Cells

The comprehensive cancer research consortium  SIRIC ONCOLille, and the “French -Speaking society of bone marrow graft and cellular therapies” (SFGM & TC), have the pleasure to announce the first French national symposium on CAR T cells which will take place in the “Pôle Recherche” of the Faculty of Medicine of Lille on the 26th of Januray 2017.

For more information and registration (until the 18/01/2017):


Inter SIRIC Symposium Drug Design and Discovery – January 27th 2017 – Pôle Recherche, Faculté de Médecine, Lille

The 8 French Comprehensive Cancer Research Centers  (SIRIC CURIE, BRIO, MONTPELLIER, MARSEILLE, SOCRATE, CARPEM, LYRIC et ONCOLILLE) have the pleasure to invite you to their Inter-SIRIC symposium on”Drug Design & Discovery”.

The symposium will take place on the 27th of January in the Pôle recherche of the faculty of medicine in Lille.

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MEET2WIN: 3rd French Oncology Business Convention, May 12th & 13th 2017, Bordeaux

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7th Meeting on Nuclear Receptors – Montpellier – 18-19th May 2017

The 7th Meeting on Nuclear Receptors will be held from Thursday May 18th to Friday May 19th in Montpellier in the Amphitheater of the former Faculty of Medicine.

This scientific meeting will make it possible to strengthen the links previously established in the field of nuclear receptors. It will provide an opportunity for young researchers to present the results of their work in English.

Two internationally renowned speakers, Franck Claessens (University of Leuwen) and Antonio Moschetta (University of Bari) are invited to give plenary lectures on nuclear receptors with an emphasis on their involvement in oncology.

A call for abstracts is now open until 10 March 2017 mainly for young researchers (PhD students and post-docs) wishing to communicate on their latest results.

The best oral presentation will be rewarded with a scientific prize!

Registration is free but is mandatory.

To register and submit your abstract, please see the link below:


The organizing committee:

Patrick Balaguer; William Bourguet ; Vincent Cavaillès ;Vanessa Delfosse ; Marion Lapierre ; Jean Marc Pascussi ;Philippe Pourquier ; Marc Ychou

ONCOLille Days – BIOFIT convention – Lille Grand Palais – 30th nov & 1st dec 2016

 oncolille days biofit

This year, ONCOLille will hold its “ONCOLille days during the Biofit convention  in the Lille Grand Palais convention center on the 30th of November and 1st december 2016.

BioFIT is the leading partnering event in Europe for tech transfer, academia-industry  collaborations and for sourcing early-stage innovationsstemming from academia, startups and SMEs of the Life Sciences field.

The ONCOLille Days feature a program of conferences and posters presentations in translational research in oncology:
• On Day 1 (November 30th), participants are invited to discover the ONCOLille cancer research consortium and meet its researchers and clinicians.
• On Day 2 (December 1st) conferences and posters presentations on the latest scientific breakthroughs in the field of personalized cancer medicine will be displayed by top-notch specialists.


During the ONCOLille days, the researchers and clinicans will be able to meet the health and Biotechnology companies on site or to organize their one-to-one meetings in advance, thanks to the partnering platform (partneringONE) provided by BioFIT.

The objectives are to stimulate academia-industry interactions and identify initiatives that can accelerate the pace of innovation in the field of oncology.

For more information, please contact: maximilien.vanleene@oncolille.fr