Lab members and trainees have the opportunity to hear from leading brain tumor researchers and physician scientists from across the U.S. Recent invited speakers are listed below.
2016 Invited Speakers
Date: Jan. 7, 2016
Speaker: Stephen Gottschalk, M.D.
Institution: Texas Children’s Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine
Title of Lecture: T-cell Therapy for Brain Tumors: Promise or Pipe Dream?
Date: Aug. 1, 2016
Speaker: Gregory J. Riggins, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Title of Lecture: Novel Therapy Development Leading to Clinical Trials for Brain Cancer
2015 Invited Speakers
Date: Jan. 8, 2015
Speaker: Benjamin Ellingson, Ph.D.
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
Title of Lecture: Novel Imaging Approaches for Brain Tumor Characterization and Response Assessment
Date: Jan. 29, 2015
Speaker: Joseph Payne
Institution: Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc.
Title of Lecture: LUNAR™ delivery technology: Empowering RNA medicines to reach their therapeutic potential
Date: March 5, 2015
Speaker: David Spetzler, Ph.D., M.D.
Institution: Caris Life Sciences - Phoenix, AZ
Title of Lecture: Topological Oligonucleotide Profiling for Cancer Patients
2014 Invited Speakers
Date: Jan. 9, 2014
Speaker: Eli Gilboa, Ph.D.
Institution: University of Miami
Title of Lecture: Aptamer-targeted RNA Therapeutics: A Novel Platform for Cancer Immunotherapy
Date: April 16, 2014
Speaker: Derek Wainwright, Ph.D.
Institution: University of Chicago
Title of Lecture: Combinatorial Strategies that Reverse Immunosuppression in Malignant Glioma: Relevance to Future Clinical Trials
Date: July 17, 2014
Speaker: Richard Vile, Ph.D.
Institution: Mayo Clinic
Title of Lecture: Immune Assisted Virotherapy, and Viral-assisted Immunotherapy for Cancer
Date: Aug. 7, 2014
Speaker: Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution: University of Florida - Gainesville
Title of Lecture: Cellular Immunotherapy Targeting Malignant Brain Tumors
Date: Aug. 12, 2014
Speaker: John Sampson, Ph.D.
Institution: Duke University
Title of Lecture: CARs, BiTEs, and Bugs: The Surprising Path to the Cure of Glioblastoma
Date: Sept. 23, 2014
Speaker: Kenneth Murphy, Ph.D.
Institution: Washington University - St. Louis
Title of Lecture: Dendritic cell development and function