Upcoming meeting

Envisioning the Future Thru a Retrospective Lens: Lessons from 15 Years of JSMF Support for Brain Cancer Research
June 5-6, 2012
MD Anderson and Hotel ZaZa, Houston, TX


Agenda

Brain Cancer Advisory Board Meeting (closed session)
 
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Brain Cancer Advisory Board Meeting (closed session)
   
 

 
Brain Cancer Symposium - All Guests
The events below are open to all meeting participants. 
 
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Arrival of all guests at the ZaZa Hotel
6-7pm Opening Reception, Hotel ZaZa - Deja vu Room
7-8pm Dinner, Deja vu Hemmingway Rooms
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Participants presenting posters should plan to have them up by the morning of Wednesday, June 6th.
   
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast, Onstead Foyer
   
8:30 – 8:55 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks - Ron DePinho, President MD Anderson Cancer Center
   
9:00 – 10:35 a.m. Session 1
  9:00 - 9:10 Chair: Paul Mischel, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  9:15 - 9:45 Rob Wechsler-Reya, Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute
  9:55 - 10:25 Lynda Chin, MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Functionalizing the GBM genome"
   
10:35 – 11:00 Morning Break
   
11:00 – 12:35 p.m. Session 2
  11:00 - 11:10 Chair: Mark Noble, University of Rochester
  11:15 - 11:45 Jeremy Rich, Cleveland Clinic
"Partners in Crime: Cancer Stem Cells and the Tumor Microenvironment"
  11:55 - 12:25 Anna Marie Kenney, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Medulloblastoma research and therapy--the more things change, the more they stay the same"
   
12:35 – 1:35 p.m. Lunch, Trevisio Restaurant (short walk from the Onstead)
   
1:45 – 3:20 p.m. Session 3
  1:45 - 1:55 Chair: Theresa Whiteside, University of Pittsburgh
  2:00 - 2:30 Kristin Swanson, University of Washington
  2:40 - 3:10 Ingo Mellinghoff, Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
"Targeting Growth Factor Signaling Pathways in Glioma"
   
3:20 - 3:40 Closing Remarks: Web Cavenee, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
   
  Departures*


*Those unable to depart on June 6 are welcome to remain in Houston and depart on June 7.