The Canadian Immuno-Oncology Summit 2019 is a one-day event being held on Thursday, November 7th, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario.
The Summit will be chaired by Dr. Parneet Cheema and Dr. Rosalyn Juergens. This year's program will cover a variety of important topics examining advances in immuno-oncology and also explore topics that pertain to clinical practice, adverse event management and its economic impact. This event will draw from experts in immuno-oncology from Canada and the United States.
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Dr. Parneet Cheema is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and Medical Oncologist at the William Osler Health System with a focus in thoracic, and skin malignancies.
Dr. Cheema completed her undergraduate medical training at the University of Calgary, followed by Internal Medicine, and Medical Oncology training at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Rosalyn Juergens is the Head of the Department of Clinical Trials at the Juravinski Cancer Centre. She is also an OICR Clinical Research Scholar and a member of the Escarpment Cancer Research Institute. She chairs the Lung Disease Site Team at the Juravinski Cancer Centre in Hamilton, Ontario, and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Cancer Trials Group Investigational New Drug Committee.
Dr. Juergens’ clinical expertise is in lung and esophageal cancer. Her areas of research expertise involve improving therapeutics and diagnostics in cancer. Her research focus has been in developmental therapeutics with a concentration on Phase I and II clinical trials. She has been a principal investigator on numerous clinical trials assessing immune based therapy in lung cancer as well as esophagogastric cancer. She has been using PD-1 inhibitors since their initial phase I trials. She is a highly sought teacher in the field of immunotherapy and has been an invited speaker across the world. She has published her work in prominent journals including such as theJournal of Clinical Oncology and Cancer Discovery.
Dr. Juergens received her medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She was an intern and resident in the Osler Internal Medicine Training Program at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institute. She completed a fellowship in medical oncology with a focus on upper aerodigestive malignancies as well at Johns Hopkins. Additionally, she completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Investigation at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She was on the faculty at Johns Hopkins from 2007-2010 until she joined the faculty at McMaster University.
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|7:00AM -8:00AM||REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST|
|8:00AM - 8:15AM||Welcome Address by Chairs||Dr. Rosalyn Juergens & Dr. Parneet Cheema|
|8:10AM - 8:40AM||Plenary||TBD|
|8:40AM - 9:10AM||Plenary||TBD|
|9:10AM - 9:30AM||BREAK + EXHIBITS|
|CLINICAL EVIDENCE FOR IMMUNE-THERAPIES IN PRACTICE|
|9:30AM - 9:45AM||Clinical Evidence for Immuno-Therapies in Practice in GU Cancers||Dr. Nazanin Fallah-Rad|
|9:45PM - 10:00AM||Clinical Evidence for Immuno-Therapies in Practice in GI Cancers||TBD|
|10:00AM - 10:15AM||Clinical Evidence for Immuno-Therapies in Practice in Lung Cancers||TBD|
|10:15AM - 10:30AM||Clinical Evidence for Immuno-Therapies in Practice in Melanoma||Dr. Scott Ernst|
|10:30AM - 10:45AM||Clinical Evidence for Immuno-Therapies in Practice in Breast Cancers||Dr. Dave Cescon|
|10:45AM - 11:00AM||Clinical Evidence for Immuno-Therapies in Practice in Hematology||TBD|
|11:00AM - 11:30AM||Cases Discussion Panel, Q&A||Chaired by Dr. Rosalyn Juergens|
|11:30AM - 12:30PM||LUNCH BUFFET|
|IMMUNE RELATED COMPLICATIONS FROM IMMUNE CHECKPOINT INHIBITORS|
|12:30PM - 12:45PM||Diarrhea/Colitis||Dr. Nazira Chatur|
|12:45PM - 1:00PM||Pneumonitis||Dr. Shane Shapera|
|1:00PM - 1:15PM||Endocrinopathies||TBD|
|1:15PM - 1:30PM||Rhematologic||Dr. Raman Joshi|
|1:30PM - 2:00PM||Cases Discussion Panel, Q&A||Chaired by Dr. Parneet Cheema|
|2:00PM - 2:20PM||BREAK + EXHIBITS|
|2:20PM - 2:35PM||Neurologic||Dr. Dubravka Dodig|
|2:35PM - 2:50PM||Hepatitis||Dr. Morven Cunningham|
|2:50PM - 3:05PM||Dermatologic||Dr. Tom Salopek|
|3:05PM - 3:20PM||Patient Monitoring/Patient Tools||Massey Nematollahi|
|3:20PM - 3:50PM||Cases Discussion Panel, Q&A||Chaired by Dr. Cheema|
|3:50PM - 4:05PM||Closing Remarks from Chairs||Dr. Rosalyn Juergens & Dr. Parneet Cheema|
The Canadian Immuno-Oncology Summit 2019 will take place on November 7th, 2019 at Parkview Manor.