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SAPA-DC 2017 Scientific Symposium

Challenges and Opportunities of Immunotherapy against Cancer and Infectious Diseases

SAPA-DC is excited to announce and invite you to attend our annual scientific symposium on April 1st, 2017 at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. The symposium is bringing together perspectives from experts in the biopharmaceutical industry, research institutions, oncology clinical practice and regulatory policy making. This is an excellent opportunity to explore the industry and build your own connections as the symposium will attract 200+ pharmaceutical professionals and researchers from MD, PA, NJ and China.

*Click Here to See Parking Direction (Check-in starts at 8 am)

Our distinguished speakers include:

  • Ezio Bonvini, MD, Senior VP of Research and CSO, MacroGenics Inc
  • Matthew J. Bottomley, PhD, Function Head, Vaccine Design and Characterization, Preclinical R&D-US, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Xianhua (Walt) Cao, PhD, Senior Clinical Pharmacology Reviewer, Office of Clinical Pharmacology, FDA
  • Gang Chen, Founder, CEO and Chairman, Credit Pharma
  • Matthew Chervenak, Founder and General Partner, Sunwater Capital
  • Richard W. Childs, MD, Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Transplantation Immunotherapy, Clinical Director of NHLBI, NIH
  • Brad E. Fackler, MBA, Senior Director, Office of BioHealth and Life Science, State of Maryland Department of Commerce
  • Hanping Feng, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine
  • Xin Li, Counselor, Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the United States of America
  • John Mumm, PhD, Director of R&D, Oncology Department, MedImmune
  • Henry C. Stevenson-Perez, MD, Physician and Senior Research Investigator, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, US Department of Defense
  • Jun Wang, PhD, Vice President of Discovery Biology, Shanghai Medicilon Inc
  • Hui Zhang, PhD, Professor of Pathology, Director of Mass Spectrometry Core Facility, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


The symposium will cover the following topics:

  • Adoptive Cellular Therapy
  • Biomarker Discovery for Immunotherapy
  • Therapeutic Inhibition of Immune Checkpoints
  • Vaccine Design and Immunotherapy in Infectious Diseases
  • Clinical Practice in Cancer Treatment
  • Regulatory Challenges in a Rapidly Changing Landscape

We will discuss the trend of immunotherapy in terms of scientific breakthroughs, development of immunotherapy in the biopharma industry, the demand and unmet needs from the patients’ and physicians’ viewpoints, the challenges and opportunities from the regulatory perspective, and you can always ask your own questions.

Full event agenda and speaker bios are coming up soon. Reserve a spot and REGISTER NOW!




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*Free on site event parking (Click Here to See Parking Direction) and lunch included


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