Programme
Functional Precision Medicine for Blood Cancer Workshop and Symposium 2022
Monday, 5th September 2022
Tuesday, 6th September 2022

8.00-9.00        Registration, coffee   

9.00-9.20        Welcome

                       Symposium chairs and sponsors

9.20-10.10      Keynote lecture         

                        Ravi Majeti (Stanford University, USA)

Session 1: Functional precision medicine in clinical trials      Chairs: Sirpa Leppä (HUS; University of Helsinki, Finland), Kjetil Taskén (Oslo University Hospital, Norway)

10.10-10.30    Pamela Becker (City of Hope, USA)

10.30-10.50    Philipp Staber (Medical University Vienna, Austria)

10.50-11.10    Mika Kontro (HUS; FIMM; University of Helsinki, Finland)

11.10-11.20    Short presentation

11.20-11.40    Break  

Session 2: Functional precision medicine for pediatric disease         Chair: Jean Pierre Bourquin (University Children’s Hospital Zürich, Switzerland)

11.40-12.00    Jun Yang (St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA)

12.00-12.20    Yana Pikman (Harvard University, USA)

12.20-12.40    Olli Lohi (Tampere University, Finland)

12.40-12.50    Short presentation             

12.50-13.30    Lunch                              

Session 3: Functional precision medicine for acute leukemia           Chairs: Krister Wennerberg (BRIC, University of Copenhagen, Norway)

13.30-13.50    Bjørn Tore Gjertsen (University of Bergen, Norway)

13.50-14.10    Eva Szegezdi (National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland)

14.10-14.30    Short presentation    

Session 4: Functional precision medicine for myeloma         Chairs: Caroline Heckman (University of Helsinki, Finland), Raija Silvennoinen (HUS; University of Helsinki, Finland)

14.30-14.50    Lawrence Boise (Emory University, USA)

14.50-15.10    Klara Kropivsek (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)

15.10-15.30    Jan Krönke (Charité, Germany)

15.30-15.50    Short presentation    

15.50-16.10    Break  

Session 5: Functional precision medicine for lymphoma       Chairs: Sigrid Skånland (Oslo University Hospital), Thorsten Zenz (University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland)

16.10-16.30    Sascha Dietrich (Medical University Heidelberg, Germany)    

16.30-17.00    Tea Pemovska (Medical University Vienna, Austria)

17.00-17.20    Carsten Niemann (Rigshospitalet, Denmark)

17.20-17.30    Short presentation    

17.30-19.00    Poster and networking session         

19:00-              Dinner and social program    

Wednesday, 7th September 2022

8.00-9.00        Registration, coffee   

9.00-9.40        Plenary lecture

                        Anthony Letai (Harvard University, USA)

Session 6: Immunotherapy/immunoprofiling            Chair: Satu Mustjoki (HUS; University of Helsinki, Finland)

9.40-10.00      Evren Alici (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)

10.00-10.20    Olli Dufva (University of Helsinki, Finland)

10.20-10.40    Short presentation    

10.40-11.00    Break  

Session 7: New technologies for functional precision medicine        Chair: Tero Aittokallio (University of Oslo, Norway)

11.00-11.20    Ido Amit (Weizmann Institute, Israel)

11.20-11.40    Bo Porse (BRIC, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

11.40-12.00    Janne Lehtiö (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)

12.00-12.10    Short presentation    

12.10-12.50    Lunch 

Session 8: Data analytics, AI/ML, big data for precision medicine    Chair:Berend Snijder (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)

12.50-13.10    HARMONY project (TBC)       

13.10-13.30    Janghee Woo (Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, USA)

13.30-13.50    Ilya Shmulevich (Institute of Systems Biology, USA)

13.50-14.00    Short presentation 

   

14.00-14.50    Panel discussion: Bringing functional precision medicine to the clinic                                

Moderator: Kimmo Porkka (HUS; University of Helsinki, Finland)

Anthony Letai (Harvard University, USA), Kjetil Taskén (University of Oslo, Norway), Olli Kallioniemi (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden), Nikolaus Krall (Exscientia, U.K.), pharma representative (TBC), patient advocate (TBC)    

    

14.50-15.00    Closing words

                       Symposium chairs