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TRIST Symposium - Enabling Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer

Thursday
September 28, 2017

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Robert H. Lurie
Medical Research Center

303 E. Superior St., Chicago
Baldwin Auditorium
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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".

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


Keynote Speakers

Antoni Ribas, MD
Antoni Ribas, MD
Professor, Medicine, Surgery, and Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
Director, Tumor Immunology Program,
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California Los Angeles
Steve Baylin, MD
Steve Baylin, MD
Professor, Oncology and Medicine
Co-Director, Cancer Biology Division
Associate Director, Research Programs
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Johns Hopkins University

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

 

 

TRIST Research Program

Agenda:

12:00 p.m. Lunch and Registration
1:00 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Marcus Peter, PhD
Jeffrey Sosman, MD
Lurie Cancer Center
1:10 p.m. KEYNOTE LECTURE 1
Response and Resistance to PD-1 Blockade Therapy
Antoni Ribas, MD
University of California Los Angeles
2:00 p.m. Targeted Therapies that Enhance Response to Checkpoint Inhibitors
Ann Richmond, PhD
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
2:35 p.m. Coffee Break
2:50 p.m. KEYNOTE LECTURE 2
Use of Epigenetic Modification with Immune Checkpoint Therapy
Steve Baylin, MD
Johns Hopkins University
3:40 p.m. Combination Immunotherapy Approaches through Understanding the Tumor, the Host, and the Microbiota
Thomas Gajewski, MD, PhD
The University of Chicago
4:15 p.m. Next Generation Anti-CTLA-4 Antibodies
Alan Korman, PhD
Bristol-Myers Squibb
4:50 p.m. Closing Remarks
Marcus Peter, PhD
Jeffrey Sosman, MD
Lurie Cancer Center
* agenda subject to change

Parking

Daily discounted parking is available at the 321 E. Erie Self-Park Garage (Parking C) at the corner of Erie St. & Fairbanks Ct. The early-bird flat rate is $17 if you arrive between 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and depart by 7:30 p.m. (minimum of 4 hours). Discounted parking is not available at any other garage. No validation of tickets is needed from the conference staff or the hospital.

Additional Information

For additional information, please contact Erin Donoghue, Manager of Professional Education, at erin.donoghue@northwestern.edu or 312.695.1391