SITC Session at Immunotherapy Bridge/Melanoma Bridge

When:  Nov 28, 2018 from 09:15 to 12:45 (CET)

Presented by Fondazione Melanoma Onlus in collaboration with the IRCCS Fondazione G. Pascale National Cancer Institute, Sidra Medical and Research Center, the Italian Association of Medical Oncology, and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.

Immunotherapy Bridge, which precedes Melanoma Bridge, is a scientific program focused on the application of immunotherapy, not only for melanoma, but also for cancer in general. The program is scheduled for Nov. 28, 2018 - Dec. 1, 2018 in Naples, Italy.

SITC Session Agenda Nov. 28, 2018
Evolving Topics in Cancer Immunotherapy: Tumor Microenvironment

Chair: Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD* – University of Pittsburgh

9:15 – 9:35 a.m.

Reprogramming the Tumor Microenvironment and T-cells for Immunotherapy of Ovarian Cancer
Adekunle Odunsi, MD, PhD* – Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

9:35 – 9:55 a.m.

The Contribution of Tumor-Residing Dendritic Cells to an Anti-tumor Immune Response
Stefani Spranger, PhD* – Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

9:55 – 10:15 a.m.

Understanding the Immune Composition and Therapeutic Implications of Human Lung Cancer
Kurt A. Schalper, MD, PhD* – Yale School of Medicine

10:15 – 10:35 a.m.

Effectors and the TME
Chrystal Paulos, PhD* – Medical University of South Carolina

10:35 – 10:55 a.m.

Overcoming Metabolic Barriers to Effective Antitumor Immunity
Greg Delgoffe, PhD* – University of Pittsburgh

10:55 – 11:15 a.m.

Discussion on Evolving Topics in Cancer Immunotherapy: Tumor Microenvironment
Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD* – University of Pittsburgh

11:15 – 11:20 a.m.


11:20 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.

Oral Communications

12:35 – 12:55 p.m.

Lecture - New landscapes in urothelial carcinoma**
Fabio Calabro – Salvatore Mundi International Hospital

Discussion on new landscapes in urothelial Carcinoma**
Giacomo Carteni – Cardarelli Hospital
Sandro Pignata – National Cancer Institute

12:45 – 1:30 p.m.


*Denotes SITC members
**Not included in CME accredited program

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Royal Continental Hotel
Via Partenope, 38/44
Naples, 80121