Fighting a Smarter War Against Cancer:
Personalized Medicine & the Cure for Cancer

February 17, 2010 | 2-6:30pm

A symposium for medical professionals, researchers and patient advocates

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Part I: The Science of Fighting a Smarter War on Cancer

2:00 pm

Welcome

John L. Marshall, MD

2:15 pm

Why Personalized Medicine is the Only Way: Targeting the EGFR pathway

Louis M. Weiner, MD

2:30 pm

Panel Discussion: Is the Answer Already in our Hands?Moderated by John L. Marshall, MD

 

Tissue as diagnostic tool

Hartmut Juhl, MD

 

MicroRNA

Anton Wellstein, MD, PhD

 

Metabolomics

Albert J. Fornace, Jr, MD

 

Connecting the Dots: Informatics

Subha Madhavan, PhD

 

Question and Answer

4:05 pm

Challenges of Cancer Targeted Drug Development

 

Turning a “Target” into a “Drug”

Milton Brown, MD, PhD

 

Turning a “Drug” into a “Therapy”

Gilad Gordon, MD, MBA

4:40

Break

 

 

Part II: Personalized Medicine & the Cure for Cancer

5:00pm

Thomas R. Schafer Memorial Lecture in Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Cancer

From Bench to Bedside to Pfizer

Mace Rothenberg, MD

5:30 pm

Empiricism: The Ethics of “Trial and Error” Medicine

Carol Taylor, PhD, MSN

5:50 pm

The Role of Cancer Advocacy in Finding the Cures

Carolyn "Bo" Aldigé

6:10 pm

Healthcare Reform and the Cures of Cancer

The Hon. W.J. (Billy) Tauzin

 

Reception to follow.