The CheckPoints Band

SITC's house band, The CheckPoints, will return to Buddy Guy's Legends on Sunday, June 2, 2019! 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.

Come out to support SITC's Forward Fund and hear The CheckPoints play your favorite modern and classic rock hits. For more information, contact Mindon Laue at mlaue@sitcancer.org or (414) 271-2456.




sitc-ff-rgb.jpgProceeds from The CheckPoints performances and merchandise sales support SITC's Forward Fund.

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.

tshirt-graphic-black-2017-lg.pngYou can support the next generation of cancer immunotherapy leaders through a purchase of CheckPoints merchandise!

  • T-shirts
  • Bobbleheads
  • Posters
  • CDs (coming soon!)
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The Band

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Thomas F. Gajewski, PhD – Lead Guitar

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Dirk Spitzer, PhD – Drums

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(From left to right)

Russell Pachynski, MD (honorary band member) – Trombone,
Jason Luke, MD – Trumpet,
Ferran Prat, PhD – Saxophone

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Rachel W. Humphrey, MD – Vocals

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Patrick Hwu, MD – Keyboard

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James P. Allison, PhD – Harmonica

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(From left to right)

John Timmerman, MD – Guitar,
Brad Reinfeld – Bass Guitar