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Xconomy Forum: What's Hot in Cancer Immunotherapy


Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 2:45 PM (PDT)

Xconomy Forum: What's Hot in Cancer Immunotherapy

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Regular Registration Ended $245.00 $5.89
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For employees of startups less than 3 years old with 20 or fewer employees.
Ended $115.00 $3.29
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Xconomy Forum: What's Hot in Cancer Immunotherapy

Two or three years ago, people in biotech would have said you were nuts if you had predicted a revival of cancer immunotherapy. Dendreon, the Seattle-based trailblazer, had its well-documented stumbles in the marketplace. But researchers have never been more excited about the various ways of harnessing the immune system to kill cancer cells. Enthusiasm was stirred by a series of groundbreaking presentations at medical meetings in 2013, and one of the richest biotech startup financings in industry history (Seattle-based Juno Therapeutics). Come hear from leading scientists and entrepreneurs from around the country who can candidly discuss the opportunities, and challenges, in this emerging field. 

Confirmed Speakers:
Hans Bishop
, CEO, Juno Therapeutics
Teresa Foy, CSO, Oncofactor Corporation
Mitch Gold
, Executive Chairman, Alpine BioSciences
Rob Hershberg, CEO, VentiRx Pharmaceuticals
Deborah Law, VP, Biologics Discovery, Merck
Ira Mellman, VP, Cancer Immunology, Genentech
Robert Nelsen, Managing Director, Arch Venture Partners
Martin Oft, VP, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs, ARMO BioSciences
Stan Riddell, Researcher, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Chad Robins, CEO, Adaptive Biotechnologies


Registration & Networking: 2:00 - 2:45 pm
Program: 2:45 - 5:45 pm
Networking reception: 5:45 - 7:00 pm

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 


     Cooley LLP     

     Fenwick & West LLP 

            Wells Fargo Insurance Services           



 Alexandria Real Estate Equities 


Cooley LLP • 
 Christensen O'Connor Johnson Kindness • 
Davis Wright Tremaine
Fenwick & West • Genentech • 
Institute for Systems Biology
Kauffman Foundation • 
Kilpatrick Townsend


ARCH Venture Partners • WRF Capital


Alnylam Pharmaceuticals • Infinity Pharmaceuticals • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
Moderna Therapeutics • Sarepta Therapeutics

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When & Where

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Pelton Auditorium, Weintraub Building
1100 Fairview Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98109

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 2:45 PM (PDT)

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