Building Collaborations to Transform Therapies

Tuesday 25th June 
Cambridge Corn Exchange

Milner Therapeutics Symposium 2019

The Milner Therapeutics Symposium 2019

This Symposium is an opportunity for scientists from academia and industry to discuss their latest research and its potential to be applied in pharma and biotech towards new treatments. It is our key networking event to foster collaborations within the Milner Therapeutics Institute Alliance.

This year the Milner Therapeutics Symposium is part of Cambridge BioTech Week, taking place in Cambridge from 25-28 June 2019. The week will feature a series of events dedicated to celebrating, showcasing and accelerating the biotechnology and health technology work taking place in and around Cambridge.

Click the links below to find out more about the Milner Therapeutics Symposium.

Parallel sessions

Oncology   ·   Anti-microbial resistance & the microbiome   ·   CNS therapeutics   ·   Cardiovascular & metabolism

Confirmed speakers

Sara-Jane Dunn · Greg Hannon · Ed Bullmore · Salvador Aznar-Benitah · Marcel van Duin · Rebecca Fitzgerald · Gillian Griffiths · Christian Frezza · Frank McCaughan · Andres Floto · Evan Reid · Nick Morrell · Sanjay Sinha · Jeff Dalley · Zoe Kourtzi · Leo Sánchez Busó · George Malliaras · Florian Merkle · Maria Spillantini · Clemence Blouet · Michael Jones · Justin Bryans · Trevor Lawley

Abstract submissions

Academic poster presentations are available at the Symposium. Please click here for details of how to submit your abstract.

Non-Affiliated Companies

If you would like to attend the Symposium but your company is not affiliated with the Milner Therapeutics Institute please email before registration.



Cambridge Corn Exchange is the largest regional arts venue. Offering space for up to 1400 delegates the Corn Exchange & Guildhalls provide the largest conference space within the city centre of Cambridge.

Cambridge Corn Exchange
Wheeler Street


Finding the Corn Exchange

The Corn Exchange is on Wheeler Street, which is located in the centre of Cambridge, directly behind the Guildhall which is in the Market Square. For the nearest parking, follow signs to Grand Arcade car park.

The Corn Exchange is accessible by turning either from Hills Road or Trumpington Street into Lensfield Road then into Tennis Court Road, right into Downing Street and left into Corn Exchange Street.

By road
Click here for directions & a map of Cambridge

By bicycle 
The Grand Arcade cycle park has covered space for over 200 cycles. It closes every night at 11.30pm. Cyclists can access the cycle park from Corn Exchange Street – when travelling from Downing Street, the entrance is on the right after the car park entrance – and pedestrians can enter from Grand Arcade or Fisher Square. Cycle park info »

By train
The Corn Exchange is approximately a 20 minute walk from the train station. Upon leaving the station go straight down Station Road and turn right onto Hills Road. Walk down Hills Road which leads on to Regent Street. Turn left into Downing Street, and then turn right after The City Centre Hotel onto Corn Exchange Street. The Corn Exchange is at the bottom of this street.

Park & Ride
The county council provide timetable information about the Park & Ride service. Read more »


  • Grand Arcade car park
    This car park is just a couple of minutes away, across the road from the Corn Exchange.
  • Park Street car park
    This car park is no more than a 5 to 10 minute walk.
  • Queen Anne car park (Gonville Place)
    This car park is slightly further away, but is no more than a 10 minute walk from Cambridge Corn Exchange.

For further venue information, please visit the Corn Exchange Website.



Below is a list of hotels close to the symposium venue. We have a specialist rate agreed with the Hilton Cambridge City Centre, which you can use by following the top link below, and using code GPACA.

Hilton Cambridge City Centre » 

DoubleTree by Hilton »

Hotel du Vin »