Chairs: Kamel Khalili, Ph.D., Christopher Loftus, M.D., FACS
8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Registration and coffee
8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Topic: "Cancer as an Organ System: The Tumor Microenvironment"
Guest Speaker: John Niederhuber, M.D., Director, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Topic: "Targeting the Cell Cycle Machinery for Cancer Therapy"
Speaker: E. Premkumar Reddy, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology; Professor, Biochemistry
9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Topic: "The Comprehensive Neuro-Oncology Center: Challenges and Opportunities"
Guest Speaker: Ray Sawaya, M.D., Anne C. Brooks and Anthony D. Bullock, III Distinguished Chair of Neurosurgery; Director, Brain Tumor Center, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Topic: "Protein Toxin Conjugates for Brain Tumor Therapy"
Speaker: Douglas Laske, M.D., Associate Professor, Neurosurgery, Temple University School of Medicine
11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Question and Answer Session