Annual Scientific Retreat Agenda

THURSDAY, JULY 22

All are welcome to attend. Please register to receive virtual retreat access.

12:00 – 12:30 PM

Year of Accomplishments/Strategic Plan

Stan Gerson, MD
Director, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center 

12:30 – 1:30

TED-style Talks

Diana Bilimoria, PhD
KeyBank Professor and Chair, Organizational Behavior, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University

Daniel E. Spratt, MD
Vincent K. Smith Chair in Radiation Oncology, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center (effective May 1, 2021)

Serpil Erzurum, MD
Chief Research & Academic Officer, Cleveland Clinic

1:30 – 1:40 Break
1:40 – 3:15 Session I: Metabolomics
3:15 – 4:45 Poster Session

FRIDAY, JULY 23

Members and trainees only. Please register to receive virtual retreat access.

8:00 – 8:15 AM

Strategic Directions

Stan Gerson, MD
Director, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center 

8:15 – 9:50

Session II: Therapeutic Translation

9:50 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 11:35 Session III: Immuno-oncology
11:35 – 12:25

Keynote Presentation

Zihai Li, MD, PhD
Founding Director, Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology and the Klotz Chair in Cancer Research, The Ohio State University

12:25 – 1:40

Research Program Breakouts

Registered attendees will be assigned to breakout rooms in Zoom for their programs.

1:40 – 3:15 Session IV: Epigenetics/Genetics
3:15 – 3:25 Break
3:25 – 5:00 Session V: Local/Global Risks
5:00 – 5:05 Wrap-up
5:05 – 6:00 Program Leaders/Executive Committee closed session