Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, 8:00 AM – 4:45 PM

Hosted by the University of Illinois Cancer Center and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University


Overview

This meeting will bring together members from Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium member institutions to explore the role of precision oncology and using cancer genomic data tailored to individual patients.

Theme

Precision Oncology

Audience
  • Senior and junior faculty and fellows involved in clinical oncology research
  • Basic scientists involved in drug discovery and translational research
  • Cancer center leadership and administration
  • Industry leaders and MSLs
  • Community leaders
Cost
  • There is no registration fee.
  • Attendees are responsible for their own travel and accommodations. Meals and beverages are provided.
Questions?

Contact Jackie Kanoon at 312-355-1883 or kanoon@uic.edu.

Meeting Location

Big Ten Conference Headquarters, 5440 Park Pl, Rosemont, IL 60018

Accommodations

Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel
5300 N. River Road Rosemont, IL, 60018
 

  • 40-room block available at $169 per night from 10/20 to 10/22
  • Check in: 4 PM | Check out: 12 Noon
  • Self-parking: $26; Valet parking: $36 (subject to change)
  • Business Center: lobby level; 24 hours with room key
  • In Room dining available 24 hours
  • Fitness Center: 1st floor, 24 hours
  • A complimentary airport shuttle runs between the hotel and Chicago O’Hare airport.
  • Click here for a map & driving directions to the hotel

Book now to take advantage of the limited number of rooms still available on the block rate!

Phone: 847-544-5300
Reservations: 877-868-9134
www.loewshotels.com/chicago-ohare/

Use Group Code UIC102 (Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium) to reserve rooms under the block.

  • Select location as: Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel.
  • Select check-in and check-out dates.
  • There is a drop-down box that is defaulted to “Best available rate;” select the “group rates” option (this is where the group code goes).
  • Enter the number of guests.
  • After clicking “book now,” the rooms available will pop up for booking.

 

 


Registration

 
Public registration is now closed!

If you are affiliated with a Big Ten CRC member institution and have not yet registered, please contact Jackie Kanoon at 312-355-1883 or kanoon@uic.edu.

 


Agenda

Saturday, October 21
  • 8:00 a.m.
    Arrival and continental breakfast
  • 8:15 – 8:45 a.m.
    • Welcome
      • Robert A. Winn, MD
        Director, University of Illinois Cancer Center
        Associate Vice Chancellor for Community-Based Practice
        Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy, Department of Medicine
        University of Illinois at Chicago
      • Leonidas C. Platanias, MD, PhD
        Director, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
        Jesse, Sara, Andrew, Abigail, Benjamin and Elizabeth Lurie Professor of Oncology
        Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
      • Oana C. Danciu, MD
        Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology
        Interim Medical Director, Clinical Trials Office, University of Illinois Cancer Center
        University of Illinois at Chicago
      • Al B. Benson III, MD
        Professor of Medicine
        Associate Director for Cooperative Groups
        Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
        Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    • Status of Big Ten CRC Trials
      Susan Goodin, PharmD
      Big Ten CRC Executive Officer
  • 8:45 – 9:30 a.m.
    Precision-Based Approaches in Community Engagement

    • Robert A. Winn, MD
      Director, University of Illinois Cancer Center
      Associate Vice Chancellor for Community-Based Practice
      Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy, Department of Medicine
      University of Illinois at Chicago
    • Dr. Karriem S. Watson, DHSc, MS, MPH
      Director Community Engaged Research
      University of Illinois Cancer Center
  • 9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
    Precision-Based Approaches in Clinical Trials

    • Amir Behdad, MD
      Assistant Professor, Pathology
      Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    • Dustin Deming, MD
      Assistant Professor, Medicine
      University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
    Break
  • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Big Ten CRC Clinical Trials Presentations
  • 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    Lunch and Q&A with Cancer Center Directors
  • 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
    Speed Dating by Industry and Disease State
  • 3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
    Precision Oncology
    Patient Derived Xenografts Models

    • Sofia D. Merajver, MD, PhD
      Professor of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology
      Director, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk Evaluation Program
      University of Michigan
  • 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.
    Precision-Based Approaches in Radiology
    Molecular Imaging in the Era of Precision Medicine

    • Robert Jeraj, PhD, FINSTP, FAAPM
      Professor, Medical Physics
      University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 4:30 – 4:45 p.m.
    Closing Remarks and Adjournment