September 5-8, 2017
Boston, MA


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Pre Summit Deep Dive Day

Tuesday September 5th 2017

In order to drill down on the most crucial topics plaguing CAR-TCR development, we are offering a wide variety of deep dive sessions. These 2 hour sessions provide an enhanced learning experience and are a more intimate opportunity to not only learn from experts on key topic areas, but also to interact with them in a frank, open and peer level environment.

Session A: 9.00 – 11.00am

CAR-NKs: Are NK Cells Better CAR Vehicles?

Katy Rezvani, Associate Director of Translational Research
Department of Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy,
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

 

Session B: 9.00 – 11.00am

Practical Considerations for Patient Management on T Cell Trials

Marcela Maus, Director, Cellular Immunotherapy, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Session C: 9.00 – 11.00am

Clinical Regulatory Considerations for the Development of CAR-T Cell Therapy

Kristin Baird, Medical Officer, Division of Clinical Evaluation, Tissue & Gene Therapies, CBER, FDA
 11.00 – 12.00pm Morning Debrief

Session D: 12.00 – 2.00pm

The Emergence of Universal Immune Receptor Approaches to Cancer Treatment

Daniel Powell, Director of the Cellular Therapy Tissue Facility, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Session E: 12.00 – 2.00pm

Biomarkers to Guide and Monitor CAR-T Therapies

Simon Lacey, Director, Translational & Correlative Studies Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania

Session F: 12.00 – 2.00pm

CMC Considerations for the Commercial Development of CAR-T Cell Products

Jakob Reiser, Principal Investigator, CBER, FDA
2.00 – 3.00pm Afternoon Debrief

Session G: 3.00 – 5.00pm

Understanding and Overcoming the Tumor Microenvironment

Samik Basu, Director, Translational Sciences, Adaptimmune

 Session H: 3.00 – 5.00pm

Comprehensive Analysis of CAR Cell Therapy Trials

Alexey Bersenev, Director, Advanced Cell Therapy Lab, Yale University

Session I: 3.00 – 5.00pm

IP and Licensing: Navigating the Landscape

Shawn Foley, Attorney, Intellectual Property, Burns & Levinson
 5.00 – 5.30pm Evening Debrief

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