Following a vote, SIOP members have selected Yokohama, Japan to host SIOP Asia 2024 Congress! Congratulations Japan, we look forward to coming together there next year. You can sign up here to be reminded when the SIOP Asia 2024 Congress registration opens.
Meet the SIOP YI Awardees 2018 – Matt Ehrhardt
Hi there! My name is Liliana and during the following weeks, our blog will be dedicated to our SIOP Young Investigator & Young Talent Award winners!
Please meet Matt Ehrhardt, YI from the USA, in his own words.
See you at SIOP 2018 in Kyoto!
Hi, there! We look forward to seeing you in the 50th SIOP meeting next week and discussing various topics on childhood and AYA cancer, and we hope that you enjoy your stay in Kyoto.
Ten reasons why you should (not) start a PhD
I am a MD, with a PhD is cancer genetics and I was wanting to tell you a little about some of my views on why you should, or should not do a PhD. This is especially relevant for YIs with a medical background, whose core training is already so long and intense. Still, you might be considering this PhD option and I hope this post can be of guidance to you.
Is the epidemiology of pediatric cancer distinct in developing countries?
Hi readers! My name is Francianne and I am a Ph.D. student in Brazil. Today I will discuss the particularities of epidemiologic research in my country and share the main findings of Brazilian studies on the epidemiology of childhood cancer.
Doing cancer research in a developing country
Hi everyone! I’m Gemma, I’m a YI Board member and co-chair of the Blog working committee. Today I’m delighted to introduce Francianne Andrade, a PhD candidate from Brazil and a new YI committee member. Here’s what Francianne has to say about the importance of doing research in a developing country:
My name is Francianne and I am a Ph.D. student in Brazil. I am a graduate in Biomedical Sciences. Today I would like to share about my difficulties and the gratifying experience in a research career in a developing country. I am part of the team for molecular diagnosis and study of hematological diseases, specifically identifying genetic abnormalities as part of the characterization of acute leukemias in children.
Perspectives on Mental Health from a Researcher Working on a Project with Children with a Poor Prognosis
Hi Everyone! My name is Gemma, I’m a researcher in Paediatric Palliative Care and a SIOP YI Board member. As part of our mental health month, today I am posting on behalf of my colleague Dr Ellen M Henderson, who shares her experience of working on a longitudinal study of decision making with children with brain tumours.
It’s Mental Health Month on the SIOP YI Blog!
My name is Rene Marke, I am a 4th year PhD student and board member of the SIOP-YI network. I would like to welcome you to the SIOP YI Mental Health month.
SIOP Young Investigators Educational Day 2017
Hi, I’m Jess and I’m the chair of the SIOP YI-NET Educational Day committee for 2017. I’m writing today to let you know more about the Educational Day this year and to hopefully get you excited about all the different opportunities on offer!