Event | Lectures and Symposia Cancer Moonshot Symposium

Date and Location

  • When: Monday, December 6, 2021

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

  • Where: Online Only

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Join us for a virtual panel discussion on the “Cancer Moonshot.”  The focus of this year’s event is “Cancer Immunotherapy,” the artificial stimulation of the immune system to treat cancer, improving the immune system's natural ability to fight the disease. 

We have invited several leading scientists and clinicians:

Dr. James Allison, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate, Chair & Regental Professor, Executive Director, Deputy Director, David H. Koch Center for Applied Research of Genitourinary Cancers, Immunotherapy Platform, Department of Immunology, Division of Basic Science Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Olga Keith Wiess Distinguished University Chair for Cancer Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

Dr. Giorgio Trinchieri, MD, Chief, Laboratory of Integrative Cancer Immunology National Cancer Institute, NIH Distinguished Investigator, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD.

Professor Louis Weiner, MD, Professor and Director of Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Francis L. and Charlotte G. Gragnani Chair, Department of Oncology.

Dr. Ellen V. Sigal, PhD, Chairperson and Founder of Friends of Cancer Research.