2019 FOCIS-SITC Cancer Immunity and Immunotherapy Course

When:  Jun 18, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ET)
Presented by the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)

The course, Cancer Immunity & Immunotherapy, will review tumor immunoloy as the scientific foundation for the current practice of cancer immunotherapy, emphasizing fundamental principles, clinical advances, limitations, and opportunities to accelerate clinical program. This course is part of FOCIS' pre-Annual Meeting courses and will be held on June 18, 2019.

Cancer Immunity & Immunotherapy
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

Course Directors

Abul Abbas, MD – University of California, San Francisco
Daniel J. Powell, Jr., PhD* – University of Pennsylvania

Program Agenda

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

The Mechanistic Basis of Cancer Immunotherapy
Abul Abbas, MD – University of California, San Francisco

8:45 – 9:30 a.m.

The Tumor Microenvironment
Scott Rodig, MD, PhD – Harvard Medical School

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.

Break

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.

CAR-T Cell Therapy: Principles and Current Practices
Marcela Maus, MD, PhD* – Harvard Medical School

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

CAR-T Cell Therapy: Next Generation CARs Toxicities, Challenges and Prospects
Marcela Maus, MD, PhD* – Harvard Medical School

11:15 a.m. – Noon

Non-CAR Adoptive T Cell-Based Therapies
Daniel J. Powell Jr., PhD* – University of Pennsylvania

Noon – 12:45 p.m.

Lunch

12:45 – 1:30 p.m.

Checkpoint Blockade Therapy: Current Status, Biomarkers
Ryan Sullivan, MD* – Massachusetts General Hospital

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Next Generation Checkpoint and Combination Therapies
Ryan Sullivan, MD* – Massachusetts General Hospital

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Antibody-cytokine Fusion Proteins
Dario Neri, PhD – ETH Zürich

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

Immune-Related Toxicity: Mechanisms and Management
Kevan Herold, MD – Yale University

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Vaccination Strategies, Identification of Neoantigens
Gerald Linette, MD, PhD – The Hospital Of The University of Pennsylvania


*Denotes SITC member


For more information on the course, please click here, or to register for the course, click here.

SITC members are eligible for a 15% discount on registration. Please reach out to SITC at education@sitcancer.org for more information.


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Location

Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02116