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Cancer vaccines have the potential to cure cancer without the unpleasant side effects of other therapies. Ideally therefore cancer vaccines work without other treatments, but can they be more effective if combined with other vaccines, or with adjuvants, PKIs or CPIs? An overview
of potential synergies with other treatments will be given. Ways to maximise the effi cacy of cancer vaccines without combination with other therapies will also be addressed. It will provide the opportunity for discussion and the potential to explore synergies with fellow participants.

 

• Gain an overview of the combination of cancer vaccines with other therapies
• Discuss this in greater depth
• Identify potential synergies of your product with others’
• Network with others and explore potential partnerships”
 

Workshop LEADER

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John Maudsley

CEO, Cancer Vaccines Ltd

John Maudsley, Chief Executive Offi cer, Cancer Vaccines
John Maudsley has a background in cellular Immunology
having done his PhD with Avrion Mitchison FRS and Sir Marc
Feldmann at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund Tumour
Immunology Unit at University College London. He was a senior
research fellow at the University of Warwick and the founding
Chairman of the British Society’s West Midland Immunology
Group. In 1999 he founded Cancer Vaccines Ltd to develop
cell based allogeneic immunotherapies for treating cancer. He
is responsible for the company’s scientifi c and technological
direction. Cancer Vaccines has made considerable progress
in developing cell-based immunotherapies and is currently in
the early stages of a clinical trials programme. John Maudsley
is also involved in a company developing technology to
protect and immunise people against airborne infections with
particular potential in the event of a pandemic.

Cancer Vaccines Ltd

Cancer Vaccines is developing allogeneic-cell-based
immunotherapies for treating cancer. Current development
focuses on pancreatic cancer however the technology
platform holds potential across the full range of cancer
types, both solid tumours and leukaemias. Pre-clinical
studies suggest that cell-based vaccines are safe and show
greater effi cacy than other forms of vaccine. Furthermore
allogeneic vaccines have the potential for greater effi cacy
than syngeneic or autologous vaccines. Hence it is thought
that these vaccines will show clinical benefit
 

Workshop programme

8:30 Registration & Coffee

9:00 Overview of cancer therapy and the immune system

John Maudsley

John Maudsley, CEO, Cancer Vaccines Ltd
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9:30 Role of cancer vaccines: potential effi cacy

John Maudsley

John Maudsley, CEO, Cancer Vaccines Ltd
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10:00 Potential advantages and disadvantages of combination therapies with cancer vaccines

John Maudsley

John Maudsley, CEO, Cancer Vaccines Ltd
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• Potential benefi ts of combining with a second
cancer vaccine
• Potential benefi ts and risks of combination
with adjuvants, PKIs, CPIs, others

10:45 Morning Coffee

11:15 How to maximise vaccine effi cacy without combination with other therapies

John Maudsley

John Maudsley, CEO, Cancer Vaccines Ltd
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11:45 Drawbacks and disadvantages of combining therapies

John Maudsley

John Maudsley, CEO, Cancer Vaccines Ltd
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12:15 Discussion and Opportunities for collaboration with other cancer vaccine developers

John Maudsley

John Maudsley, CEO, Cancer Vaccines Ltd
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12:45 Close of workshop

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WHAT IS CPD?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development’. It is essentially a philosophy, which maintains that in order to be effective, learning should be organised and structured. The most common definition is:

‘A commitment to structured skills and knowledge enhancement for Personal or Professional competence’

CPD is a common requirement of individual membership with professional bodies and Institutes. Increasingly, employers also expect their staff to undertake regular CPD activities.

Undertaken over a period of time, CPD ensures that educational qualifications do not become obsolete, and allows for best practice and professional standards to be upheld.

CPD can be undertaken through a variety of learning activities including instructor led training courses, seminars and conferences, e:learning modules or structured reading.

CPD AND PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTES

There are approximately 470 institutes in the UK across all industry sectors, with a collective membership of circa 4 million professionals, and they all expect their members to undertake CPD.

For some institutes undertaking CPD is mandatory e.g. accountancy and law, and linked to a licence to practice, for others it’s obligatory. By ensuring that their members undertake CPD, the professional bodies seek to ensure that professional standards, legislative awareness and ethical practices are maintained.

CPD Schemes often run over the period of a year and the institutes generally provide online tools for their members to record and reflect on their CPD activities.

TYPICAL CPD SCHEMES AND RECORDING OF CPD (CPD points and hours)

Professional bodies and Institutes CPD schemes are either structured as ‘Input’ or ‘Output’ based.

‘Input’ based schemes list a precise number of CPD hours that individuals must achieve within a given time period. These schemes can also use different ‘currencies’ such as points, merits, units or credits, where an individual must accumulate the number required. These currencies are usually based on time i.e. 1 CPD point = 1 hour of learning.

‘Output’ based schemes are learner centred. They require individuals to set learning goals that align to professional competencies, or personal development objectives. These schemes also list different ways to achieve the learning goals e.g. training courses, seminars or e:learning, which enables an individual to complete their CPD through their preferred mode of learning.

The majority of Input and Output based schemes actively encourage individuals to seek appropriate CPD activities independently.

As a formal provider of CPD certified activities, SMI Group can provide an indication of the learning benefit gained and the typical completion. However, it is ultimately the responsibility of the delegate to evaluate their learning, and record it correctly in line with their professional body’s or employers requirements.

GLOBAL CPD

Increasingly, international and emerging markets are ‘professionalising’ their workforces and looking to the UK to benchmark educational standards. The undertaking of CPD is now increasingly expected of any individual employed within today’s global marketplace.

CPD Certificates

We can provide a certificate for all our accredited events. To request a CPD certificate for a conference , workshop, master classes you have attended please email events@smi-online.co.uk

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