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International Mesothelioma Interest Group (IMIG)

About IMIG

The International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig) is an independent international group of scientists and clinicians working to understand, cure and prevent mesothelioma. The group was started in 1991 and has since then been the organizer of bi-annual meetings meant to facilitate the sharing and collaboration of researchers and doctors interested in the study of mesothelioma and its potential treatments.

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation and iMig share a productive history. In fact, many Meso Foundation grant recipients and Foundation’s Science Advisory Board members are also members of iMig. For example, the current chair of iMig, Dr. Steven Mutsaers is also an esteemed member of the Meso Foundation’s Science Advisory Board. In 2006, the two organizations hosted a joint meeting in Chicago, IL, and if you’ve ever attended a Meso Foundation Symposium, you may have noticed that many of our speakers are also collaborators of iMig.

iMig 2012 Meeting in Cape Town, South Africa

Next year, iMig is hosting its bi-annual meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, and the Meso Foundation will, once again, be represented.

While most iMig members are well-aware of the Foundation’s prestigious peer-reviewed research program and many of them have applied for funding, the Meso Foundation will also take this opportunity to further promote its research program in our effort to obtain the most promising project applications available to speed up treatment development and to ultimately find a cure for mesothelioma.

To find out more information about last year's IMIG meeting you can look at the program and abstracts below.

2012 IMIG Onsite Program

2012 IMIG Abstracts

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