3D Tissue Models
Track 3: Advancing Cancer Therapy : Second Annual Translational Cancer Medicine
Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street NW
Washington, DC
Track 3: Advancing Cancer Therapy : Second Annual Translational Cancer Medicine 
Cambridge Healthtech Institute  

Schedule of Presentations:

Wednesday, September 23, 2009
07:00:00 Conference Registration Open
07:30:00 Breakfast Presentation
08:15:00 TOP 10 Opportunities in Translational Cancer Medicine
08:25:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
08:30:00 1. Combination Therapies
08:30:00 Combination Approaches for the Treatment of Solid Tumors: Opportunities and Obstacles in the Era of Targeted Therapy Jon M Wigginton
09:00:00 Defining the Disease Process, from Patient to Lab to Patient Michael N. Liebman
09:00:00 2. Translational Medicine: A Two-Way Street
09:30:00 Speaker to be Announced
09:30:00 3. Epigenetics
10:00:00 4. Companion Diagnostics
10:00:00 Personalized Healthcare Strategies and Challenges in Oncology Lin Wu
10:30:00 Networking Coffee Break with Poster and Exhibit Viewing
11:30:00 Technology Showcase: Translational Cancer Medicine
11:30:00 Enabling Personalized Medicine from FFPE Tissue Austin Tanney
11:45:00 Sponsored Presentations (Opportunities Available)
12:30:00 Lunch on your own
14:00:00 5. Better Cancer Models
14:00:00 The Use of Genetically Engineered Mice for Preclinical Testing of Novel Cancer Therapeutics Kwok-Kin Wong
14:30:00 Circulating Tumor Cells: From Enumeration to Comprehensive Characterization Nicholas C. Dracopoli
14:30:00 6. Circulating Tumor Cells
15:00:00 7. Targeting The Tumor Microenvironment
15:00:00 Targeting Tumor Microenvironment Suresh Mohla
15:30:00 Networking Refreshment Break with Poster and Exhibit Viewing
16:30:00 Translational Sciences in Oncology Drug Development: A Risk Mitigation Strategy Theresa LaVallee
16:30:00 8. Cancer Biologics
17:00:00 Risk-based Compliance for Production of Agents for Phase 0 Studies John A Gilly
17:00:00 9. Phase 0 Clinical Trials
17:30:00 Development of a Large-Scale Multicenter Clinical Trial Network to Facilitate the Use of Imaging Biomarkers in Clinical Trials Michael M. Graham
17:30:00 10. Translational Imaging
18:00:00 Close of Day
Thursday, September 24, 2009
07:00:00 Conference Registration Open
07:30:00 Breakfast Presentations (Opportunities Available)
08:15:00 Implementing Personalized Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities (Shared Session with Personalized Medicine meeting)
08:25:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
09:00:00 How Pharmacy Benefit Management Enables the Translation of Personalized Medicine Approaches into Clinical Practice Felix Frueh
09:00:00 Personalized Medicine: The Changing Landscape of Healthcare Edward Abrahams
09:30:00 The Critical Path to Personalized Medicine Peter Cossmann
10:00:00 The Future of Personalized Medicine and How Standards can Play a Role in Innovation of New Technologies Michael D. Amos
10:30:00 Networking Coffee Break with Poster and Exhibit Viewing
11:30:00 Close of Translational Cancer Medicine meeting
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