Symposium – Vitamin C for Cancer and Infection: from Bench to Bedside
There has been an upsurge in new discoveries around the role of vitamin C in cancer and infection. Public awareness and the interest of many health professionals in vitamin C has increased following a number of recent reports of clinical benefit from vitamin C administration and new mechanistic insights are providing rationales for targeted clinical trials.
This Symposium brings together the widest group of international experts working in the field of vitamin C, cancer and infectious diseases ever gathered in New Zealand. These comprise respected international research scientists and clinicians conducting clinical trials who will share their latest discoveries in the fields of cancer and infection.
The target audience is doctors, nurses, pharmacists, biomedical and clinical researchers, students and trainees, hospital administrators, policy makers, industry, and the general public. Travel awards will be awarded to the top student/trainee poster abstract submissions.
The ‘Vitamin C for cancer and infection – from bench to bedside’ activity has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and registered with The College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (CICM) for Continuing Professional Development.
Public Event – Vitamin C for Cancer and Infection – what do we know?
We offer a separate session specifically targeted for the general public, to be held on Saturday afternoon. This will feature speakers from the Friday symposium, so if you are unable to make it to the main symposium, please join us at the public event.
The “Vitamin C for cancer and infection – from bench to bedside Symposium” activity has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 8.4 CME credits, for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.
The College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (CICM) has registered the ‘Vitamin C for cancer and infection – from bench to bedside’ activity for CPD accreditation: Lectures – Category 2A: Passive Group Learning – 1 point per hour.