CLL 2015 Agenda

Friday, October 30, 2015

8:30 AM
Registration & Breakfast

Session 1

9:00 AM
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Then and Now. A 50-year Perspective of Questions and Discoveries and their Impacts on Patient Care
Kanti R. Rai, MD
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

9:30 AM
Small Molecule Therapy in CLL
Susan O’Brien, MD
UC Irvine Health, Associate Director for Clinical Science, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center; Medical Director, Sue and Ralph Stern Center for Clinical Trials & Research; UC Irvine, Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology

10:10 AM
Effects of Bruton’s Tyrosine Kinase Inhibition on Signaling through C-X-C Chemokine Receptor Type 4 (CXCR4)
Shih-Shih Chen, PhD
Institute Scientist, The Karches Center for CLL Research, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

10:50 AM
Break

11:15 AM
What Novel Agents are in the Pipeline for CLL
Jacqueline C. Barrientos, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

11:55 AM
Panel discussion

  • Steven L. Allen, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine; Associate Chief, Division of Hematology, Monter Cancer Center, Northwell Health
  • Jacqueline C. Barrientos, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
  • Paolo Ghia, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano
  • Jonathan E. Kolitz, MD, Associate Investigator, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research; Associate Chief, Hematologic Oncology, Monter Cancer Center, Northwell Health; Professor of Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
  • Susan O’Brien, MD, UC Irvine Health, Associate Director for Clinical Science, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center; Medical Director, Sue and Ralph Stern Center for Clinical Trials & Research; UC Irvine, Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
  • Kanti R. Rai, MD, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

12:30 PM
Lunch

Session 2

2:00 PM
Key Unanswered Questions in CLL
Nicholas Chiorazzi, MD
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

2:15 PM
Immunoglobulins and Antigens in CLL: A Never-Ending Surprise
Paolo Ghia, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano

2:55 PM
Cross-talk Between B cell Receptor and IL-4 Receptor: A Novel Insight in the Pathogenesis of CLL
Benchang Guo, PhD
Assistant Investigator, Center of Oncology and Cell Biology, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

3:35 PM
Backtracking to the Genetic Lesions Responsible for the Development of CLL
Sonia Marsilio, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Karches Center for CLL Research, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

4:15 PM
Reception