The London Pancreas Workshop

11th September 2020 - Online

9.30am - 5.00pm (BST)


A forum for state-of-the-art clinical and basic research in pancreatic cancer

The London Pancreas Workshop was launched in 2006 and convenes every two years.

A wide range of topics relating to pancreatic cancer's clinical and scientific problems are discussed and progress updates presented.

We attract delegates from the UK and abroad comprising: clinicians (surgeons, gastroenterologists, radiologists, pathologists, oncologists amongst others), scientists, pharmaceutical company reps and pancreatic cancer charity representatives.

Organisers: Professor Nick Lemoine and Professor Hemant Kocher
Contact: Elen McCabe (

This event is taking place online.
Recordings of the presentations will be made available on 10th September to those who have registered. Live Q&A sessions, break out rooms and poster presentations will take place on 11th September via Zoom.

Registration for this event is free and closes on 1st September 2020.

09:30 - 10:45: Diagnostics for pancreatic cancer

Chairs: Prof Nick Lemoine & Prof Claude Chelala, London

09:30 - 09:45 ADEPTS & EDRA Stephen Pereira, UCL, London
09:45 - 10:00 UK- EDI: Detecting pancreatic cancer with DM Eithne Costello-Goldring, Liverpool
10:00 - 10:15 UroPanc Tatjana Crnogorac-Jurcevic, QMUL, London
10:15 - 10:30 Co-morbidities and pancreatic cancer Dayem Ullah, QMUL, London
10:30 - 10:45 Q&A

11:15 - 12:30: Clinical trials

Chairs: Prof Juan Valle, Manchester and Dr Pippa Corrie, Cambridge

11:15 - 11:30 Precision-Panc David Chang, Glasgow
11:30 - 11:45 PancO Paul Ross, GSTT, London
11:45 - 12:00 Clinical trials in the USA and Canada Fieke Froeling, CSHL, USA
12:00 - 12:15 STARPAC Hemant Kocher, London
12:15 - 12:30 Q&A

14:00 - 15:00: Targeting pancreatic cancer: preclinical work

Chair: Prof Richard Grose, London

14:00 - 14:15 MicroRNA-mRNA interactions controlled by TGF-beta Leandro Castellano, Brighton
14:15 - 14:30 TBC Alan Serrels, Edinburgh
14:30 - 14:45 TBC Kevin Ryan, Glasgow
14:45 - 15:00 Q&A

15:30 - 16:30: Paget Lecture

Chair: Prof Hemant Kocher, London

15:30 - 15:45 Introduction Hemant Kocher, London
15:45 - 16:30 Paget Lecture Prof Mariano Barbacid, CNIO, Spain

Highlights for Abstracts

Abstracts will be published in Pancreatology

Top 5 abstracts will be selected for presentation at the London Pancreas Workshop 2020
Research bursaries of up to £100 will be awarded for the top 5 abstracts
Notification by 1st September for top 5 awardees

Deadline of abstract submission: 20th August at 17:00

(please note, you do not have to submit an abstract to attend the event)