Northwestern University

Jul
11
Wed 1:00 PM

TEAM Minisymposium: Reshaping the Tumor Microenvironment for the Treatment of Brain Tumors

When: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  

Where: McGaw Pavilion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium (2nd floor), 240 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Mark Tortoriello  

Group: Lurie Cancer Center Basic Science Programs

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

A minisymposium co-sponsored by the Tumor Environment and Metastasis (TEAM) Program of the Lurie Cancer Center and the Department of Neurological Surgery:

Introductory Comments
H.G. Munshi, MD
TEAM Program Leader

Molecular Dissection of Microenvironmental Interactions in Central Nervous System Metastasis
Adrienne Boire, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Brain Tumor Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Immunotherapy for Brainstem Tumours – Where Angels Fear to Tread
Richard Vile, PhD
Professor of Immunology
Mayo Clinic

Mutant IDH1 Reshapes the Coagulative and Neurochemical Landscape in Gliomas
Craig Horbinski, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology/Neurological Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Epigenetic Reprograming of the Tumor Microenvironment in Mutant IDH1 Gliomas: Impact on the Efficacy of Immunotherapies
Maria Castro, PhD
R. C. Schneider Collegiate Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Michigan Medical School

Light refreshments provided.

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