Recent advances in cancer neuroscience necessitate the systematic analysis of neural influences in cancer as potential therapeutic targets in oncology. Here we outline recommendations for future preclinical and translational research in this field.
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I.E.D. was awarded the ENIGMA Young Investigator Prize of the Society for Scientific Meetings in Biomedicine to organize the NIC meeting. We thank Society for Scientific Meetings in Biomedicine (Verein für wissenschaftliche Fachtagungen in der Biomedizin e.V./VWFB e.V; www.vwfb.de) and its chair, H. Augustin, for support. The meeting was also supported by grants from the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DE2428/7-1) and the Fritz Thyssen Foundation (220.127.116.11MN). I.E.D. was also funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (project ID 329628492–SFB 1321). M.M. is a New York Stem Cell Foundation Druckenmiller fellow and was supported by the EMBO European Commission FP7 (Marie Curie Actions; EMBOCOFUND2012, GA-2012-600394, ALTF 447-2014).
T.C.W. is a Consultant for Novo Nordisc and Glaxo SmithKline and is on the Scientific Advisory Board for Cygnal Therapeutics.
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Demir, I.E., Mota Reyes, C., Alrawashdeh, W. et al. Future directions in preclinical and translational cancer neuroscience research. Nat Cancer 1, 1027–1031 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43018-020-00146-9
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