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Frontiers in Cancer Immunotherapy 2022

Frontiers in Cancer Immunotherapy 2022

Monday, May 9, 2022, 9:00 AM - Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 5:00 PM EDT

New York City

Presented By

Cancer Discussion Group

The New York Academy of Sciences


Immunotherapy has fundamentally shifted the paradigm for cancer treatment, delivering effective and durable responses for numerous patients. Nonetheless, challenges remain in understanding why some tumor types are refractive to immunotherapy and how to better predict patient responses to treatment.  This conference—featuring keynote lectures by Dr. Abul K. Abbas and Dr. Gary Nolan—represents the Academy’s 9th annual convening of immuno-oncology experts across academia and industry to share cutting-edge discoveries. Topics will include

  • examining whole tumors,
  • intertumoral therapies,
  • targeting tumor resistance,
  • therapeutic potential of cytokines,
  • combination therapy, and
  • computational bioinformatics.

Scientific Organizing Committee

Christopher Boshoff, MD, PhD

Pfizer Inc

Renier Brentjens, MD, PhD

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Padmanee Sharma, MD, PhD

MD Anderson Cancer Center

George Zavoico, PhD

Cue Biopharma

Sonya Dougal, PhD

The New York Academy of Sciences

Barbara Knappmeyer, PhD

The New York Academy of Sciences

Keynote Speakers

Abul K. Abbas, PhD

University of California, San Francisco

Garry P. Nolan, PhD

Stanford University


Elana Judith Fertig, PhD

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University

Miriam Merad, MD, PhD

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Vinay K. Puduvalli, MD

MD Anderson Cancer Center

David Reardon, MD

Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Robert C. Rickert, PhD

Pfizer Inc

Naveen Sharma, PhD

MD Anderson Cancer Center