Wednesday, May 25, 2016 | 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speakers: Philip A. Cole (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine), Kenneth W. Duncan (Epizyme, Inc.)
The Chemical Biology Discussion Group brings together chemists and biologists interested in discussing the latest breakthroughs. In 2016, the annual year-end meeting features keynote speakers Dr Philip Cole and Dr Kenneth Duncan.
Monday, June 13, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Speakers: Ruslan M. Medzhitov (Yale School of Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute), Mauro Perretti (The William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London), Charles N. Serhan (Brigham and Women's Hospital & Harvard Medical School), Lars Klareskog (Karolinska Institutet), and Kevin J. Tracey (The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research)
This symposium will honor Dr. Charles N. Serhan, the recipient of the 2016 Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine, for his important discoveries in identifying bioactive mediators and cellular pathways critical in the resolution of inflammatory diseases.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: Sharon Inouye (Harvard Medical School)
This meeting will convene leading scientists and physicians to discuss the challenges and opportunities to create biomarkers and therapeutics for these patients who are vulnerable to delirium, cognitive decline, and dementia following surgery.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Keynote Speaker: Giancarlo Comi (Universitè Vita-Salute San Raffaele)
Explore novel and emerging treatments for multiple sclerosis, including biomarkers and MRI usage in disease diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: David Bartel (Whitehead/MIT/HHMI)
Speakers: Paul Grint (Regulus Therapeutics), David S Hong (The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ), Daniel J Siegwart (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center), Frank Slack (BIDMC Cancer Center/Harvard Medical School), James W Welsh (The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)
miRNAs play critical roles in regulating gene expression. This symposium will present up-to-date basic, translational, and clinical research addressing the biology of miRNA and their promise as a therapeutic target.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: Craig B. Thompson (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
Speakers: Michael Elowitz (California Institute of Technology), Eric Campeau (Zenith Epigenetics), Ewelina Kulikowski (Resverlogix Corp), Keiko Ozato (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development), Roberto Pili (Indiana University School of Medicine), Patrick Trojer (Constellation), Christopher Vakoc (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory), Daniel Vitt (4SC AG)
Epigenetic abnormalities are a recognized contributing factor in tumorigenesis and other diseases. This symposium describes recent progress in validating the therapeutic potential of small molecule inhibitors targeting epigenetics marks.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speakers: Dax Fu (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine), Kathleen M. Giacomini (University of California, San Francisco), Matthias A. Hediger (University of Bern), Avner Schlessinger (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai), Giulio Superti-Furga (Austrian Academy of Sciences), Ming Zhou (Baylor College of Medicine), and Kim Huard (Pfizer Inc.)
Solute Carrier Proteins are an untapped resource for drug discovery. This event will discuss breakthroughs in structural biology, cell engineering and metabolomics that hold the promise of "unlocking" this gene family.
April 13 - 14, 2016
Keynote Speakers: Richard Hodes (National Institute on Aging and National Institutes of Health), Felipe Sierra (National Institute on Aging and National Institutes of Health), Steven Austad (University of Alabama at Birmingham), and Elissa Epel (University of California, San Francisco)
Explore how chronic diseases — specifically HIV/AIDS, diabetes, and cancer — can affect the seven mechanistic pillars of aging.
March 30 - April 1, 2016
Keynote Speakers: Richard Gilbertson (Cambridge Cancer Center, University of Cambridge), Craig B. Thompson (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
Discover the latest on pediatric cancers from leading experts, including etiological differences between pediatric and adult cancers, epigenetics, mechanisms of metastasis and disease recurrence, risk factors, diagnostics, and novel treatment approaches.
Organizers: Renier Brentjens (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), George Zavoico (Jones Trading Institutional Services), Sonya Dougal (The New York Academy of Sciences), and Caitlin McOmish (The New York Academy of Sciences)
This eBriefing explores advances in cancer immunotherapy, which engages the immune system to detect and destroy cancer cells and has gained popularity and success in recent years.
Organizers: Jane S. Lebkowski (Asterias Biotherapeutics), George Zavoico (JonesTrading Institutional Services), Sonya Dougal (The New York Academy of Sciences), and Caitlin McOmish (The New York Academy of Sciences)
This eBriefing considers efforts to rethink clinical, regulatory, and manufacturing approaches to accelerate the transition of cell-based therapies to the clinic.
Edited by Daniel H. Geschwind
(University of California, Los Angeles)
Scholarly commissioned review articles on topics spanning neurology and psychiatry
Organizers: Robert Martone (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) and Sonya Dougal (The New York Academy of Sciences)
This eBriefing explores tau-related mechanisms of neurodegeneration and emerging therapeutic strategies focused on tau.