Cancer: The war at 44, Warburg at 90

Abstract deadline extended to Monday, November 10 at 5PM, EST


Theme organizer:

Neal Fedarko
Johns Hopkins Univ.

Imaging: A Picture is Worth > 1,000 Words

Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:55 PM - 6:10 PM
Room 254A/B

Session Chair: Neal Fedarko, Johns Hopkins Univ.           

Invited Speakers:

Carolyn J. Anderson, Univ. of Pittsburgh
VLA-4 Targeted Radiopharmaceuticals for Seeing and Treating Metastatic Melanoma

Jason S. Lewis, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Ctr.
PET radiopharmaceuticals for the diagnosis of cancer

Craig B. Thompson, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Ctr.
Therapeutic targets in cancer cell metabolism

RNA: Beyond Messages and Translation (Micro and Long Noncoding RNA)

Monday, March 30, 2015, 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Room 254A/B

Session Chair: Cheryl Helgason, The Ohio State Univ.

Invited Speakers:

Ramiro Garzon, The Ohio State Univ.
Long Noncoding RNAs in Acute myeloid Leukemia

Muller Fabbri, Univ. of Southern California
Role of exosomic microRNAs in cancer cell cross-talk within the tumor microenvironment

Cheryl D. Helgason, Univ. of British Columbia
The non-coding transcriptome as a dynamic regulator of cancer metastasis

Metabolism: Warburg at 90

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 3:55 PM - 6:10 PM
Room 254A/B

Session Chair: Elizabeth A. Maher, UT Southwestern Med. Ctr.

 Invited Speakers:

Jules L. Griffin, Univ. of Cambridge, UK
Using comparative metabolomics to target breast cancers

Elizabeth A. Maher, UT Southwestern Med. Ctr.
Metabolic Imaging of IDH mutant gliomas

David L. Wishart, Univ. of Alberta
Metabolism, Metabolomics and Cancer

Biologics: Antibodies and Antidotes

Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Room 254A/B

Session Chair: Muller Fabri, Univ. of Southern California

 Invited Speakers:

Lieping Chen, Yale Univ. Sch. Of Med.
Immunomodulation therapy goes to tumor site

Nicholas P. Restifo, NCI, NIH
Adoptive cell therapy

Martine J. Smit, VU Univ., Amsterdam
GPCR-targeting nanobodies as attractive research tools, diagnostics and therapeutics