Canary Foundation Early Detection Symposium Agenda

May 3, 2017

Talk times include 5 mins for questions
Start End Topic Speaker
7:30am 8:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast All
SESSION 1: DNA-BASED BIOMARKERS Moderators: Don Listwin,
Heidi Auman
8:30am 8:40am Opening Remarks Don Listwin (Canary Foundation)
8:40am 9:05am Precision Prevention & Screening Luis Diaz (MSKCC)
9:05am 9:30am Germline Variants and Implications for Prostate Cancer Screening and Early Detection Peter Nelson (FHCRC)
9:30am 9:55am TBD (Recurrent DNA alterations and neoantigens that arise when cancer genomes are shattered) Martin McIntosh (FHCRC)
9:55am 10:20am Quantifying the Evolutionary Dynamics of Tumor Progression Christina Curtis (Stanford)
10:20am 10:50am BREAK All
SESSION 2: DEVELOPMENT OF NEW DIAGNOSTICS Moderator: Teri Brentnall
10:50am 11:15am Towards Early Diagnosis of Oesophageal Cancer Rebecca Fitzgerald (University of Cambridge)
11:15am 11:40am Towards Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer in Urine Tatjana Crnogorac-Jurcevic (Queen Mary University of London)
11:40am 12:05pm Activity-Based Synthetic Biomarkers for Early and Predictive Monitoring of Disease Gabriel Kwong (Georgia Tech)
12:05pm 1:05pm LUNCH All
SESSION 3: CLINICAL TRANSLATION Moderator: Dan Lin
1:05pm 1:30pm Recent Progress in Early Cancer Detection Efforts at the Canary Center at Stanford Sanjiv Sam Gambhir (Stanford)
1:30pm 1:55pm Early Cancer Detection: Clinical Success Stories in Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Andrei Iagaru (Stanford)
1:55pm 2:20pm PSA Based Screening: Where we have been and the way forward Gerald Andriole (Wash U)
2:20pm 2:50pm BREAK All
SESSION 4: EMERGING STRATEGIES FOR EARLY DETECTION Moderator: Ite Laird-Offringa
2:50pm 3:15pm Risk-Stratified Screening – from Principle to Practice Ruth Etzioni (FHCRC)
3:15pm 3:40pm Team Curis Group - A Private+Public Collaboration for Early Detection of Cancer in China Robert Haile (Stanford)
3:40pm 4:05pm TBD (Overall strategy; large datasets from >10K participants) Vikram Bajaj (GRAIL)
4:05pm 4:30pm TRANSPORTATION TO WOODSIDE All
4:30pm 6:30pm Poster Session and Wine Reception All
6:30pm 8:30pm Dinner and Canary Awards All

Conference sessions take place at Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University, 326 Galvez St., Stanford. Evening events take place in Woodside.

Confirmed speakers for the 2017 Canary Foundation Symposium include:

Gerald Andriole, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine
Vikram Bajaj, Ph.D., GRAIL
Tatjana Crnogorac-Jurcevic, M.D., Ph.D., Queen Mary University of London
Luis Diaz, M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Rebecca Fitzgerald, M.D., University of Cambridge
Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University
Robert Haile, Dr.P.H., Stanford University
Gabriel Kwong, Ph.D., Georgia Tech and Emory School of Medicine
Martin McIntosh, Ph.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Peter Nelson, M.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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Registration

The deadline to register for this event is April 25, 2017.

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