Events Footer Menu

1st Annual Southern California Immunotherapy in Pediatric Oncology Conference

Join us as we gather with immunotherapy experts from around the country to discuss the science behind immunotherapy and where there may be applications for pediatric oncology.

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018

Time: 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Disneyland Resort
Grand Hotel, Wisteria Room
1600 S. Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802

(directions)

Lunch and coffee will be served.

Deadline for registrations is May 11, 2018

Please contact Dr. Ashley Plant at aplant@choc.org with any questions.

Speakers

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Michael Pulsipher, MD
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Head of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Leader of Cell Therapy Program
Attending Physician in Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation
Topic: “Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells for Hematologic Malignancies”

Ashley S. Plant, MD
Children’s Hospital Orange County
Director of Neuro-Oncology
Topic: “Overview of Immunotherapy in Pediatric Oncology with Case Review of Clinical Trials in Neuro-Oncology”

Robert Prins, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles
Director of the Brain Tumor Immunology Research Lab
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery
Topic: “Checkpoint Blockade and Dendritic Cell Vaccines for Brain Tumors”

Susanne Baumeister, MD
Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Boston Children’s Hospital
Attending Physician in Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard School of Medicine
Topic: “Immunotherapy for the Treatment of GVHD and CAR T cells”

Kara Lynn Davis, DO
Stanford University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Topic: “CAR T cells and Immunotherapy for Childhood Cancers”

Shilpa Shahani, MD
City of Hope
Attending Physician in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Topic: “CAR T cells for the Treatment of Pediatric Brain Tumors”

Cassie Kline, MD
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
Attending Physician in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Topic: “PNOC Clinical Trial for modified Measles Vaccine”

Additional speaker information to follow.

Faculty Contacts:
Dr. Ashley Plantaplant@choc.org
Dr. Josephine HaDuongjhaduong@choc.org

Admin Contact:
Grettel Aumuagaumua@choc.org

Map and Directions

Disneyland Resort

Grand Hotel, Wisteria Room
1600 S. Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802

Long Live Childhood

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram Snapchat LinkedIn YouTube