2023 Retreat Program
Wednesday, May 24
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Opening Reception at JLABS (Collaboratory, Third Floor, Building 54)
Thursday, May 25
7:15 - 7:45 a.m.: Coffee and Continental Breakfast (Auditorium Reception Area, Building 52, Conference Theatre)
8 - 8:30 a.m.: Introductions - Michael Friedlander, Ph.D., and Vittorio Gallo, Ph.D.
8:30 - 9 a.m.: Carla Finkielstein, Ph.D.
"Circadian Control of Checkpoint Signaling and Tumor Growth"
9 - 9:30 a.m.: Catherine Bollard, M.D., MBBCH
"Cell Therapies for Pediatric Solid Tumors- Beyond Conventional CAR-T"
Director, Center for Cancer and Immunology Research at the Children’s National Research Institute; Director, Program for Cell Enhancement and Technologies for Immunotherapy, Children's National Research Institute
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.: Eli Vlaisavljevich, Ph.D.
"Non-invasive Tumor Ablation Using Histotripsy: Basic Mechanisms, Clinical Translation, and Emerging Applications"
10 - 10:15 a.m.: Coffee Break; Poster Set-up (Auditorium Reception Area)
10:15 - 10:45 a.m.: Joanne Tuohy, DVM, Ph.D.
"Developing Histotripsy and H-FIRE for Osteosarcoma and Lung Cancers"
Developing Histotripsy and H-FIRE for Osteosarcoma and Lung Cancers
Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences and Animal Cancer Care and Research Center, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine; Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons (Small Animal)