SINAInnovations

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is hosting its sixth annual SINAInnovations conference. This year’s theme “Cancer” will include keynote addresses, short talks, panel discussions and breakout sessions featuring international thought leaders across the range of relevant domains. Sessions and lectures will include: Cancer Immunology; Immunotherapy & Immune Monitoring; Viruses and Cancer; Cancer Genetics and Genomics; Personalized omics, Cancer Risk and Management; Novel Therapeutics in Cancer and Post Genomic Age; and Cancer Survivorship and Disparities. The conference will define the astonishing advances in cancer and outline solutions to overcome obstacles to progress.

**The following is a tentative schedule of the event. The final schedule may change.**

 

Tuesday October 17, 2017

 

8:30 - 9:00 am: Breakfast/Registration
Location:
 Annenberg West Lobby

9:00 - 9:05 am: Welcome Remarks
Dennis S. Charney, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System

9:05 - 9:45 am: Keynote Address - Cancer Immunology
Introduction:
 Steven Burakoff, Dean of Cancer Innovations; Lillian and Henry M. Stratton Professor of Cancer Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Speaker: Carl June, Professor, University of Pennsylvania

9:45 - 10:15 am: Break
Location:
 Annenberg West Lobby

10:15 - 11:00 am: Panel Discussion - Immunotherapy & Immune Monitoring
Moderator:
 Meriam Merad, Professor and Director, Precision Immunology Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Panelists:

  • Nina Bhardwaj, Director of Immunotherapy; Professor, Department of Medicine - Division of Hematology & Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Judy Lieberman, Professor, Harvard Medical School
  • Carl June, Professor, University of Pennsylvania

11:00 - 11:30 am: Keynote Address - Viruses and Cancer
Introduction:
 Janice L. Gabrilove, James F. Holland Professor of Medicine and Oncological Sciences; Director, Clinical & Translational Research Education Program, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Speaker: Maura Gillison

11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Mount Sinai Health Hackathon Presentations

 

 

Wednesday October 18, 2017

 

7:30 - 8:30 am: Breakfast/Registration
Location:
 Annenberg West Lobby

8:30 - 9:00 am: Keynote Address - Cancer Genetics and Genomics (Rudin-Kase Dean's Lecture*)
Introduction:
 Nina Bhardwaj, Director of Immunotherapy; Professor, Department of Medicine - Division of Hematology & Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Speaker: Elaine Mardis, Co-Executive Director, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

9:00 - 9:45 am: Panel Discussion - Personalized omics, Cancer Risk & Management
Moderator:
 Ramon Parsons
Panelists:

  • Kornelia Polyak, Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Mary V. Relling, Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Gavin Thurston, VP, Oncology and Angiogenesis Research, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
  • Victor E. Velculescu, Professor of Oncology and Pathology; Co-Director of Cancer Biology, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

9:45 - 10:15 am: Keynote Address - Novel Therapeutics in Cancer
Introduction:
 Scott Friedman, Dean for Therapeutic Discovery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Speaker: George D. Yancopoulos, President & CSO, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

10:15 - 10:35 am: Break
Location:
 Annenberg West Lobby

10:35 - 11:20 am: Panel Discussion - Novel Therapeutics in the Post Genomic Age
Moderator:
 William Oh, Chief of Hematology/Medical Oncology; Associate Director of Clinical Research, Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Panelists:

  • Josep M. Llovet, Professor of Medicine; Co-Director, Mount Sinai Liver Cancer Program
  • Roman Perez-Soler, Chair, Department of Oncology, Montefiore Medical Center
  • Beverly Mitchell, Director, Stanford Cancer Institute
  • Susan Band Horwitz, Distinguished Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Jose Baselga, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • George D. Yancopoulos, President & CSO, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

11:20 am - 12:10 pm: Panel Discussion - Cancer Survivorship and Disparities
Moderator:
 Cardinale Smith, Associate Professor of Medicine; Director of Quality for Cancer Services, Mount Sinai Health System
Panelists:

  • Jill P. Ginsberg, Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Robert Winn, Associate Vice Chancellor for Community-Based Practice; Director, University of Illinois Cancer Center; Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
  • Edith P. Mitchell, Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Otis W. Brawley, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, American Cancer Society
  • Charles Shapiro, Director of Cancer Survivorship, Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

12:10 - 12:15 pm: Closing Remarks
TBA

*The Rudin-Kase Dean's Lecture Series at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is generously supported by a grant from the Louis and Rachel Rudin Foundation.

 

2016 SINAInnovations Overview

The 2016 SINAInnovations, with the theme of “Therapeutic Discovery”, included keynote addresses, short talks, panel discussions and lunchtime breakout sessions featuring international thought leaders across the range of relevant domains. Sessions and lectures included: Drug Development in Academia; Target Identification and Validation; Industry-Academic Medical Center Partnerships; Funding Drug Discovery; Health Disparities and Drug Discovery for the Developing World; Clinical Trial Advances and Novel First-in-man Approaches, and Therapeutic Frontiers in Oncology. The conference defined the astonishing advances in drug discovery and outlined solutions to overcome obstacles to progress.

2016 Program

2016 Speaker Bios

 

 

Event Organizers: Scott L. Friedman, Janice L. Gabrilove, Ramon Parsons, William Oh, Steven J. Burakoff, Miriam Merad

If you have any questions, you can contact us at sinainnovations@mssm.edu.