Grants & Programs

Immune Effector Mechanisms in Tumor Immunity

October 02, 2011
09:00 AM
Millennium Conference Center, New York, NY

The 19th annual Cancer Immunotherapy Symposium, “Immune Effector Mechanisms in Tumor Immunity,” was held October 3-5, 2011 at the Millennium Conference Center in New York City. Approximately 418 immunologists and tumor immunologists from more than 200 academic institutions and biotech or pharmaceutical companies from around the world attended the meeting, which focused on activation, suppression, and regulation in the experimental and clinical settings.  The meeting also featured a poster session with presentations by 160 scientists.

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The Role of Antibodies

  • Jeffrey V. Ravetch, The Rockefeller University
  • Patrick A. Baeuerle, Micromet, Inc.,
  • Ana Carrizosa Anderson, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School
  • Mark X. Sliwkowski, Genentech, Inc.
  • Ronald Levy, Stanford University School of Medicine

Myeloid Derived Cells and Their Positive and Negative Effects on the Immune Response

  • Irving L. Weissman, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Steven M. Albelda, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Alberto Mantovani, Istituto Clinico Humanitas IRCCS, University of Milan
  • Vincenzo Bronte, Verona University
  • Jeffrey W. Pollard, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Lymphocytes and Their Positive and Negative Effects on the Immune Response

  • Tyler Jacks, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Veronika Groh, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Khashayarsha Khazaie, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University
  • Willem W. Overwijk, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Carl H. June, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Metabolism in Cancer and Immunity

  • W. Nicholas Haining, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School
  • Yongwon Choi, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Tak W. Mak, Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research, Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto
  • George Coukos, Ovarian Cancer Research Center, University of Pennsylvania School of
  • Medicine
  • Ross L. Levine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


Advances in Clinical Immunotherapy

  • Bruce W.S. Robinson, University of Western Australia, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
  • Paul M. Sondel, Carbone Cancer Center, The University of Wisconsin
  • Sacha Gnjatic, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Charles G. Drake, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • F. Stephen Hodi, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute