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NCI-SPONSORED SESSIONS and SESSIONS FEATURING NCI STAFF

Wednesday, April 10

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Opportunities and Challenges for Cancer Health Disparities Research in Large Collaborative Studies
NCI-SPONSORED SESSION

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 140

Speaker:

Moderator: Krista Anne Zanetti, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Krista Anne Zanetti
  • Kathryn H. Schmitz, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Julie R. Palmer, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • David R. Williams, Harvard University, Boston, MA
  • Camille C. R. Ragin, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

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Cancer Targets and Discovery

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Room 202

Speakers:

Chairperson: Stuart L. Schreiber, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA
  • Daniela Gerhard, Office of Cancer Genomics, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Andrea Califano, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Stuart L. Schreiber
  • William C. Hahn, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Gordon B. Mills, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

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New Therapeutic Targets for Ewing's Sarcoma

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Room 144

Speakers:

Co-Chairpersons: Arul M. Chinnaiyan, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, and Edwin Choy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Edwin Choy
  • Ivan Stamenkovic, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Arul M. Chinnaiyan
  • Lee J. Helman, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD

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TARGETing Better Treatments for Childhood Cancers: A Progress Report on the NCI's Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate Effective Treatments Initiative
NCI-SPONSORED SESSION

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Room 140

Speakers:
Chairperson: Jaime Guidry Auvil, Office of Cancer Genomics, NCI, Bethesda, MD
Moderator: Malcolm A. Smith, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

  • Jaime Guidry Auvil
  • Tanja M. Davidsen, Biomedical Informatics Project, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Paul Meltzer, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Samantha Gadd, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Soheil Meshinchi, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
  • John M. Maris, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Charles G. Mullighan, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN