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Hematopoietic Malignancies / Cancer Immunity & Microenvironment Retreat

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Friday, March 7, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)

Hematopoietic Malignancies / Cancer Immunity &...

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The goal of this inaugural joint retreat between the Hematopoietic Malignancies and Cancer, Immunity, & the Microenvironment Programs within the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF is to highlight recent and ongoing research efforts in hematologic malignancies as well as solid tumors, with a focus on approaches that manipulate the immune system and tumor microenvironment to control or eradicate disease. The ultimate aim of this program is to foster collaborative efforts between Members and Associate Members of the Cancer Center. Speakers with a broad range of collective expertise ranging from lymphocyte development to basic and translational studies of hematologic malignancies, melanoma and prostate cancer will present their latest findings.



8:00 am - 8:30 am      Breakfast and Opening Comments

8:30 am - 9:55 am      Session 1: T-cell Development and Neoplasms

 Wei Ai, MD, PhD

 Mark Ansel, PhD

 Jeroen Roose, PhD

9:55 am - 10:10 am    Break

10:10 am - 12:00 pm  Session 2: Lymphoid Development and Immunotherapeutic Approaches to Treating Malignancies

 Jason Cyster, PhD

 Hilde Schjerven, PhD

 Larry Fong, MD

                                     Adil Daud, MD

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm  Boxed Lunch

12:30 pm - 1:55 pm  Session 3: Myeloid Malignancies

 Ben Braun, MD, PhD

 Cathy Smith, MD

 Mignon Loh, MD

 1:55 pm - 2:10 pm     Break

2:10 pm - 3:50 pm    Session 4: Multiple Myeloma, CNS Lymphoma

Tom Martin, MD

James Rubenstein, MD, PhD

Jeff Venstrom, MD

3:35 pm - 3:50 pm    Break

3:50 pm - 5:00pm     Keynote Address: Ed Engleman, MD

5:00 pm                   Adjourn


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