The CheckPoints Band

The CheckPoints Band 

Wear your CheckPoints tshirt and join your favorite rockstar scientists for a special happy hour during SITC 2020. Details will be announced soon!

Comprised of SITC members who are luminaries in the field of cancer immunotherapy, The CheckPoints Band performance has become a mainstay of the SITC Annual Meeting experience for the past six years. 

49093529631_ab852d247e_h.jpg

Support the Forward Fund

sitc-ff-rgb.jpg

The Forward Fund was established by the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) in 2012 to stimulate the future of science, development and application of cancer immunology and immunotherapy through financially supporting its education and research.

Contributions to the Forward Fund will help provide grants to promising young post-doctoral researchers, advocate for more young scientists to enter the field of cancer immunotherapy research and much more.

The Band

Thomas_Gajewski.jpg

Thomas F. Gajewski, PhD – Lead Guitar

Dirk_Spitzer.jpg

Dirk Spitzer, PhD – Drums

Brass_and_Woodwinds.jpg

(From left to right)

Russell Pachynski, MD; Jason Luke, MD - Trumpet; Ferran Prat, PhD - Saxaphone



Rachel_W_Humphrey.jpg

Rachel W. Humphrey, MD – Lead Vocals

Patrick_Hwu.jpg

Patrick Hwu, MD – Keyboard

James_P_Allison.jpg

James P. Allison, PhD – The Harmonica

John_Timmerman_and_Brad_Reinfeld.jpg

(From left to right)
John Timmerman, MD – Guitar,
Brad Reinfeld – Bass Guitar