Cancer Immunity & Immunotherapy
Wednesday, June 14 at FOCIS 2017
You may add Cancer Immunity & Immunotherapy to your FOCIS 2017 registration or attend the course only. Please choose the appropriate link below.
The purpose of this course is to review tumor immunology as the scientific foundation for the current practice of cancer immunotherapy, emphasizing fundamental principles, recent clinical advances, current limitations, and near-term opportunities for further accelerating clinical progress.
This course is designed for translational researchers and scientists, practicing clinicians, trainees, and indviduals in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies interested in immuno-oncology and the development of immunotherapies for cancer.
Completion of this course, will allow participants to:
|Wednesday, June 14|
|8:00am - 9:00am||The Mechanistic Basis of Cancer Immunotherapy|
|9:00am - 9:40am||Manipulating the Tumor Environment (DCs, Tregs, others)|
|9:40am - 10:00am||Break
|10:00am-10:40am||CAR-T Cell Therapy: Principles and Current Practices|
|10:40am - 11:20am||CAR-T Cell Therapy: Next Generation CARs Toxicities, Challenges and Prospects
|11:20am-12:00pm||T-Cell Receptor Transduced T Cells
|12:00pm - 1:00pm||Lunch with Faculty|
|1:00pm - 2:00pm||Checkpoint Blockade Therapy: Current Status & Biomarkers
|2:00pm - 2:40pm||Next Generation Checkpoint and Combination Therapies
|2:40pm - 3:20pm||Focus on Engineered Antibodies (BiTE/other)|
|3:20pm - 4:00pm||Immune-Related Toxicity: Mechanisms and Management|
|4:00pm - 4:20pm||Break|
|4:20pm - 5:00pm||Vaccination Strategies, Identification of Neoantigens|
|5:00pm - 5:30pm||Future Prospects and Challenges in Cancer Immunotherapy|
|5:30pm - 6:00pm||Panel Discussion|