Agenda

Saturday, Feb. 20th, 2021

10:00a                          Opening Remarks and ReMission Alliance Overview

10:25a                                         Special Scholarship Presentation

10:30a                                                     Interactive Session

10:45a                  Research Update from the ReMission Alliance

                                                                      Segment I

  • University of Florida- Jianping Huang
  • Stanford- Heike Daldrup-Link
  • Children’s National Medical Center- Eugene Hwang
  • Washington University- Gavin Dunn
  • Duke University– John Sampson
  • BioDesign Institute- Stephen Johnston

 

12:45p                                                   Lunch Break (30 mins)

1:15p                                                       Interactive Session

2:00p                                 Research Update from the ReMission Alliance

                                                                     Segment II

  • Sanford Burnham- Rob Wechsler-Reya
  • University of Alabama Children’s- Gregory Friedman
  • Dana Farber- David Reardon
  • MD Anderson- Amy Heimberger
  • Broad Institute- Keith Ligon
  • UCL (London)/Toronto Sick Kids- Laura Donovan

 

4:10p                                                                 Break

4:15p                                     AI Applications in Cancer and Medicine

                                 Mona Flores MD, Global Head of Medical AI at NVIDIA

 

4:30p                                                     Choice of Breakout Sessions

 

Track 1 Advances in Artificial Intelligence  

David Tran (UF), Rebecca Ihrie (Vanderbilt), David Orringer (NYU) 

  

Track 2 Brain Tumor Immunotherapy- Preclinical  

                   Catherine Flores (UF), Dolores Hambardzumyan (Mt. Sinai), Peter Fecci (Duke) 

  

Track 3 Brain Tumor Immunotherapy- Clinical Trials  

Maryam Rahman (UF), Brian Rood (CNMC), Robert Prins (UCLA) 

  

Track 4 Engineering Approaches in Brain Tumor Research  

Greg Sawyer (UF), Carlos Rinaldi (UF), David Odde (U Minnesota) 

  

Track 5 Florida Center for Brain Tumor Research Spotlight On 

MDSCs in Glioma, Epigenetic Heterogeneity, and Glioma Metabolism  

                    Jeff Harrison (UF), Michalina Janiszewska (Scripps), Loic Deleyrolle (UF) 

 

5:30p                                                   Perspectives Workshop

6p                                                         Closing Remarks

6:15p                                                                Adjourn