University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Pediatric Malignancies Program Retreat

January 16, 2019, 8:00 am – 12:15 pm

Mission Bay
550 16th Street
MH-1406
San Francisco, CA 94158

THEME: PEDIATRIC LEUKEMIA AND IMMUNOTHERAPY

8:00 - 8:15 am

Breakfast

8:15 - 8:30 am

Mignon Loh, MD: Introduction

8:30 - 8:50 am

Elliot Stieglitz, MD: "DNA methylation in juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia: an international collaboration to risk stratify patients"

8:50 - 9:10 am

Ben Huang, MD: “Co-targeting BET Bromodomain Proteins and Aberrant Signaling in AML”

9:10 - 9:30 am

Cheryl Peretz, MD: “Tumor Heterogeneity in Pediatric AML”

9:30 - 9:50 am

Lauren Meyer: “Ruxolitinib overcomes cytokine-induced dexamethasone resistance in activated cytotoxic T-lymphocytes: Implications for the use of ruxolitinib in refractory HLH"

9:50 - 10:10 am

Noemi Zambetti, PhD: “Testing N-Ras Palmitoylation as a Candidate Therapeutic Target in Hematologic Malignancies”

10:10 - 10:20 am

Break

10:20 - 11:00 am

[Keynote Talk] 

Terry Fry, MD, Denver Children’s Hospital: "Novel approaches to immunotherapies for leukemia”

11:00 - 11:20 am

Ashley Koegel, MD: “Engineering Next Generation CAR T Cell Therapies for Pediatric AML”

11:20 - 11:40 am

Wendell Lim, PhD: TBD

11:40 - 11:50 am

Michelle Hermiston, MD, PhD: “Status of Immunotherapy Program on the SF campus”

11:50 am - 12:00 pm

Anu Agrawal, MD: “Status of Immunotherapy Program on the Oakland campus”

12:00 - 12:15 pm

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Contact Information

Contact
Deborah.Carlton@ucsf.edu

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