Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Lurie Cancer Center Professional Events

2017 TRIST Symposium

On Thursday, Sept. 28, the Translational Research in Solid Tumors Program of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University will host the 2017 TRIST Symposium on the Chicago campus of Northwestern University. The focus of the program is "Enabling Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy."

Register Now for Thursday, Sept. 28

Event Details

Thursday, Sept. 28

Registration: Noon
Program: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center

303 E. Superior St., Chicago
Baldwin Auditorium

Register

Admission is complimentary, but advance registration is required. Please note that space is limited.

Daily discounted parking is available at the 321 E. Erie Self-Park Garage (Parking C) at the corner of Erie Street and Fairbanks Court. The early-bird flat rate is $17 if you arrive between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. and depart by 7:30 p.m. (minimum of four hours). Discounted parking is not available at any other garage. No validation of tickets is needed from the conference staff or the hospital.

Agenda

12 PM

Lunch and Registration

1 PM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Marcus Peter, PhD
Jeffrey Sosman, MD
Lurie Cancer Center

1:10 PM
KEYNOTE LECTURE 1

Response and Resistance to PD-1 Blockade Therapy

Antoni Ribas, MD
University of California Los Angeles

2 PM

Targeted Therapies that Enhance Response to Checkpoint Inhibitors

Ann Richmond, PhD
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

2:35 PM

Coffee Break

2:50 PM
KEYNOTE LECTURE 2

Use of Epigenetic Modification with Immune Checkpoint Therapy

Steve Baylin, MD
Johns Hopkins University

3:40 PM

Combination Immunotherapy Approaches through Understanding the Tumor, the Host, and the Microbiota

Thomas Gajewski, MD, PhD
The University of Chicago

4:15 PM

Next Generation Anti-CTLA-4 Antibodies

Alan Korman, PhD
Bristol-Myers Squibb
4:50 PM

Closing Remarks

Marcus Peter, PhD
Jeffrey Sosman, MD
Lurie Cancer Center

Event Chairs

Daniela E Matei, MD
Robert H. Lurie
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Northwestern University
Marcus Peter, PhD
Robert H. Lurie
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Northwestern University
Jeffrey Sosman, MD
Robert H. Lurie
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Northwestern University

Additional Information

Please direct questions to Erin Donghue at erin.donoghue@northwestern.edu or 312-695-1391.
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