Grants & Programs

Cancer and HIV Vaccines: Shared Lessons

October 04, 2007
12:00 AM
Millennium Conference Center, New York, NY

Cancer and HIV vaccine researchers from around the world gathered for a three-day conference at the Millennium Conference Center in New York City October 4-6, 2007, to share and discuss data from the latest clinical and laboratory studies aimed at developing preventive and therapeutic vaccines for both diseases. “Cancer and HIV Vaccines 2007: Shared Lessons,” the 15th Annual International Cancer Immunotherapy Symposium, attracted 250 laboratory and clinical immunologists as well as representatives from the biopharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and health research funding organizations, and provided a unique forum for sharing data, wisdom, and strategies between researchers from the cancer and HIV vaccine fields.

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  • Rafi Ahmed, Emory University
  • James P. Allison, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Vincent G. Brichard, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals
  • Jonathan Cebon, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at Melbourne Centre for Clinical Sciences
  • Larry Corey, University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Sacha Gnjatic, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
  • Philip D. Greenberg, University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • C. Richter King, GenVec, Inc.
  • Richard A. Koup, Vaccine Research Center, NIH
  • Antonio Lanzavecchia, Institute for Research in Biomedicine
  • Norman L. Letvin, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Cornelis J.M. Melief, Leiden University Medical Center
  • Lloyd J. Old, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
  • Giuseppe Pantaleo, University of Lausanne
  • Pedro Romero, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Lausanne Branch University Hospital (CHUV)
  • Alexander Rudensky, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Nina Russell, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Robert A. Seder, Vaccine Research Center, NIH
  • Rafick-Pierre Sékaly, University of Montreal and McGill University Hospital Center
  • Padmanee Sharma, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Danila Valmori, INSERM U601
  • Jedd D. Wolchok, Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Susan Zolla-Pazner, New York University School of Medicine