Programme

Friday 15 February - Saturday 16 February

Below is the most up to date programme. Please note it is subject to change, so please check back regularly.

Symposium Programme – Friday 15th February

 

 

Vitamin C for Cancer and Infection – from bench to bedside

8.00am

Registration opens at 8.00 am. Tea and coffee will be available.

 

9.00am – 10.10am

Welcome – A/Prof Anitra Carr (NZ)

Vitamin C overview – Chair Assoc Prof Anitra Carr

Overview of vitamin C – Prof Margreet Vissers (NZ)

Pharmacokinetics of vitamin C – Prof Jens Lykkesfeldt (Denmark)

Includes 20 min Q&A

 

10.10am – 10.30am   

Morning tea and poster viewing

 

10.30am – 11.50am

Vitamin C mechanisms of action – Chair Prof Jens Lykkesfeldt

Vitamin C and vasopressor synthesis – A/Prof Anitra Carr (NZ)

Transcription factor regulation by vitamin C – A/Prof Gabi Dachs (NZ)

Epigenetic regulation by vitamin C  – A/Prof Gaofeng Wang (USA)

Includes 20 min Q&A

 

11.50am – 12.40pm

Light lunch and poster viewing

 

12.40pm – 3.10pm

Vitamin C for cancer – Chair Dr John Cook

Historic overview of IVC and cancer – A/Prof Qi Chen (USA)

Ovarian and pancreatic cancer trials – Prof Jeanne Drisko (USA)

Haematological cancer studies – Prof Gerard Bos (Netherlands)

Vitamin C and cancer quality of life – Dr Damian Wojcik (NZ)

Includes 30 min Q&A and panel discussion

 

3.10pm – 3.30pm

Afternoon tea and poster viewing

 

3.30pm – 6.30pm

Vitamin C for infection – Chair Prof Margreet Vissers

Historic overview of vitamin C and infection – Prof Harri Hemilä (Finland)

Phase I & II sepsis trials – Prof Berry Fowler (USA)

Marik sepsis study – Dr Michael Hooper (USA)

Nurse and patient experience – Stacey Doxey and Stephanie Swain (USA)

Vitamin C and infection in general practice – Dr Tim Ewer (NZ)

Includes 30 min Q&A and panel discussion

 

6.30pm – 8.00pm                

Symposium reception and networking

 

Symposium Programme – Saturday 16th February

 

 

Vitamin C for Cancer and Infection – what do we know?

2.00pm – 4.30pm

Welcome – Assoc Prof Anitra Carr

Vitamin C and cancer – Prof Margreet Vissers (NZ)

Cancer clinical trials – Prof Jeanne Drisko (USA)

Vitamin C and severe infection – Dr Michael Hooper (USA)

Nurse and patient experience – Stacey Doxey and Stephanie Swain (USA)

Includes 30 min Q&A and panel discussion