Agenda

7:30 – 8 a.m.

Registration / Exhibits

 

8 – 8:10 a.m.

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Maria Kukuruzinska, PhD, Boston University
Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, DMD, MEd, Boston University
Robert Haddad, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

 

Session 1

Immunotherapy: Checkpoint Regulation
Session Chair: Robert Haddad, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

 

8:10 – 8:35 a.m.

John Lee, MD, FACS
Sanford Health

 

8:35 – 9:00 a.m.

Scott Strome, MD
University of Maryland

 

9 – 9:25 a.m.

Tanguy Seiwert, MD
University of Chicago

 

9:25 – 9:40 a.m.

Panel Discussion

 

9:40 – 10:10 a.m.

Coffee Break / Poster Session / Exhibits

 

10:10 – 11:10 a.m.

Keynote Presentation
Robert Ferris, MD, PhD, FACS
University of Pittsburgh

 

Session 2

Immunotherapy: Beyond Checkpoint Inhibitors
Session Chair: Jeffrey Myers, MD, PhD, MD Anderson Cancer Center

 

11:10 – 11:35 a.m.

Dmitry I. Gabrilovich, MD, PhD
The Wistar Institute

 

11:35 – 12:00 p.m.

Ravindra Uppaluri, MD, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

 

12:20 – 12:25 p.m.

Andrew Weinberg, PhD
Providence Cancer Center

 

12:25 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.

Panel Discussion

 

12:40 – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch / Exhibits

 

Session 3

Precision Medicine Strategies for Cancer and the Microbiome
Session Chair: Sara Pai, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital

 

1:45 – 2:10 p.m.

Ezra Cohen, MD
University of California San Diego

 

2:10 – 2:35 p.m.

Maria Kukuruzinska, PhD
Boston University

 

2:35 – 3:00 p.m.

Jennifer Grandis, MD
University of California San Francisco

 

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion

 

3:15 – 3:45 p.m.

Coffee Break / Exhibits

 

Session 4

Clinical Problems and Challenges
Session Chair: Andrew Salama, DDS, MD, Boston University

 

3:45 – 4:10 p.m.

Richard Wong, MD, FACS
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 

4:10 – 4:35 p.m.

Lori Wirth, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

 

4:35 – 5:00 p.m.

Barbara Burtness, MD
Yale University

 

5:00 – 5:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion

 

5:15 – 5:20 p.m.

Poster Award Presentation

 

5:20 – 5:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks

 

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Reception