Primer on Tumor Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy™

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am – 8:10 am Welcome and Overview  VIDEO
.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Willem W. Overwijk, PhD – University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
8:10 am – 10:10 am Session I: Basic Immunology – A Brief Overview
2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
8:10 am – 8:45 am Introduction to Innate Immunity  PDF
Vincenzo Bronte, MD – University of Verona
8:45 am – 9:20 am Dendritic Cells: Basic Biology and Therapeutic Use  PDF  VIDEO
Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD – University of Pittsburgh
9:20 am – 9:55 am Overview of Adaptive Immunity  PDF  VIDEO
Jonathan Powell, MD, PhD – Johns Hopkins Hospital
9:55 am – 10:10 am Panel Questions and Answers
10:10 am – 10:25 am Break
10:25 am – 12:30 pm Session II: Treating Tumors with Passive Immunotherapy
2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
10:25 am – 10:30 am Session II Introduction  VIDEO
Willem W. Overwijk, PhD – University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
10:30 am – 11:05 am Adoptive T Cell Therapy  PDF
Carl H. June, MD – University of Pittsburgh
11:05 am – 11:40 am Anti-Tumor Antibodies  PDF  VIDEO
Sattva S. Neelapu, MD – University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
11:40 am – 12:15 pm Obstacles to Driving an Immune Response  PDF
Margaret K. Callahan, MD, PhD – Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm Panel Questions and Answers
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Session III: Active Immunotherapy: Unleashing the Patient’s Own Immune System
1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
1:30 pm – 1:35 pm Session III Introduction
Padmanee Sharma, MD, PhD – University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
1:35 pm – 2:10 pm Cancer Vaccines  PDF  VIDEO
Willem W. Overwijk, PhD – University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
2:10 pm – 2:45 pm Targeting Immune Checkpoints in Cancer Therapy: New Insights and Opportunities  PDF  VIDEO
James P. Allison, PhD – University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Panel Questions and Answers
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm Session IV: Immune Monitoring: Figuring Out How it All Works
1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
3:15 pm – 3:20 pm Session IV Introduction
Padmanee Sharma, MD, PhD – University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
3:20 pm – 3:55 pm Human ImmunoMonitoring: A Systems Biology Approach
Sacha Gnjatic, PhD – Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai
3:55 pm – 4:30 pm Pre-Surgical Clinical Trial Design for Immune Monitoring   PDF
Padmanee Sharma, MD, PhD – University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm Panel Questions and Answers
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Remarks
.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Padmanee Sharma, MD, PhD – University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

 

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