Overcoming Failure of Immune Checkpoint Inhibition in Patients with Cancer

When:  May 15, 2016 from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM (PT)

Overcoming Failure of Immune Checkpoint Inhibition in Patients with Cancer

May 15, 201612:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Washington State Convention Center Seattle, Washington

Presented by the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) in collaboration with the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer

This Guest Society Symposium was held from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. on May 15, 2016 as part of the 2016 AAI Annual Meeting: IMMUNOLOGY 2016.

Co-Chairs
Martin A. Cheever, MD Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Augusto C. Ochoa, MDLSU Health Sciences Center

Session Speakers and Topics

  • Introduction: Immune Checkpoint Failures: Gravity of the Problem
    Martin A. Cheever, MD Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Cancer Genetic Program and Immune Responsiveness
    Davide Bedognetti, MD, PhD – Sidra Medical and Research Center
     
  • Adaptive Immune Resistance
    Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD – University of California - Los Angeles
     
  • Neutralizing Cancer: Promoting Chronic Inflammation
    Lisa M. Coussens, PhD Oregon Health & Science University
     
  • Metabolic and Immune Suppression in cancer
    Augusto C. Ochoa, MD – LSU Health Sciences Center
     
  • Agents to Overcome Failure
    Martin A. Cheever, MD Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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Location

Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, WA