2014 Public Forum


personalized cancer therapy

May 21, 2014
10:00am – 1:00pm

In conjunction with the 2014 Annual Retreat on Cancer Research in New Jersey

Location:
Center for Advanced Biotechnology & Medicine, Room 010
679 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway, NJ

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Schedule

10:00am – 10:45am 
Welcome & Introduction

Shridar Ganesan, MD, PhD 
Associate Director for Translational Science and Director of Functional Genomics
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
 

10:45am – 11:30am
Expert Perspectives

Next-Generation Sequencing for Every Generation: Everything you Need to Know but Didn’t Know to Ask
Kim M. Hirshfield, MD, PhD
Medical Oncologist
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical Oncology
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
 

Capturing the Spectrum of Hereditary Cancers: A Moving Target in the Setting of Targeted Therapy
Hetal Vig, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Manipulating the Tumor and the Immune System: Lessons Learned in Melanoma and Beyond
Janice M. Mehnert, MD
Medical Oncologist
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Associate Professor of Medicine
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
 

11:30am – 12:00pm 
Question and Answer Session


12:00pm – 1:00pm
Lunch

* Parking Information:
Visitors may park in Lots A, B & C without permits. Event Parking signage will be placed at the entrance to Lots A, B, C and street leading up to the lots. Special event parking and special event permits are only for visitors to the University, which does not include free metered parking. Faculty, Staff, and Students must park only in lots they are authorized to park in.