Fourth Annual Pediatric Cancer Symposium

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Fourth Annual Pediatric Cancer Symposium

Presented by Northwestern Mutual Foundation
Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Harley-Davidson Museum (Rumble Room), Milwaukee, Wis.

 

Agenda | Thursday, May 11

8:00 a.m. Registration, breakfast and poster viewing

8:30 a.m. Welcome by Joseph Kerschner, MD, Dean | Medical College of Wisconsin 

8:45 a.m. CAR T-Cells in the Pediatric Oncology Clinic: Building on the Success in Leukemia by Michael Jensen, MD | University of Washington School of Medicine, Pediatrics

9:45 a.m. The CAR T Revolution in Leukemia by Stephan Grupp, MD, PhD | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

10:45 a.m. Break and poster viewing

11:15 a.m. Harnessing T-Cells for Allogeneic Transplantation in Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies by Julie Talano, MD | Children's Hospital of Wisconsin 

12:15 p.m. Lunch with remarks by Eric Christophersen, President of Northwestern Mutual Foundation and Jay Scott, Founder and Executive Director of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

1:45 p.m. How the Helper T-Cell Repertoire Responds to Infection by Marc Jenkins, PhD | University of Minnesota

2:45 p.m. Beyond CD19: What's Next for CAR T-Cell Therapy for Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies by Terry Fry, MD | National Institutes of Health 

3:45 p.m. Closing remarks by Peggy Troy, President and Chief Executive Officer | Children's Hospital of Wisconsin 

4:00 p.m. Reception 


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This symposium is made possible by the generous support of Northwestern Mutual Foundation

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This symposium is made possible by the generous support of the Northwestern Mutual Foundation. Northwestern Mutual is committed to giving all kids the chance to live life to the fullest by accelerating the search for a cure to pediatric cancer while providing support to families battling the disease and survivors struggling with treatment side effects. Since 2012, the company’s Childhood Cancer Program has contributed almost $14 million and funded over 155,000 hours of research with the help of its employees and financial representatives nationwide. 

 

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