Global Summit

For Cancer Research and Entrepreneurship

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Co-Hosted by

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celebrating cancer research progress

New Frontiers in Cancer Research

8:45 am – 12:30 pm

Master of Ceremony: Mr. Lance Kawaguchi, Board Member of NFCR, Chairman of AFCR

8:45 – 8:55 am

Welcome Remarks

Sujuan Ba, Ph.D. | CEO of National Foundation for Cancer Research & CEO and Co-Founder of AIM-HI Accelerator Fund & Founder of AFCR

8:55 – 9:15 am

Keynote Presentation

To Be Announced

Session I: Molecular Approaches to Understand and Treat Cancer

9:15 – 10:45 am

Moderator: Dr. Web Cavenee, USCD and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

10:45 -11:00 am: Coffee Break

Session II: New Approaches to Treat Breast and Pancreatic Cancer

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Moderator: Dr. Web Cavenee, USCD and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Women's Leadership Luncheon

12:45 -2:15 pm

Master of Ceremony: Ms. Rose Wang, Executive Advisor of AIM-HI

*Speakers subject to change

Presenting Speech:
To Introduce the 3 Finalists of the 2022 AIM-HI Women’s Venture Competition

Pam Garzone & Raju Kucherlapati, Co-Chairs of the Competition Selection & Judging Committees

Presenting Speech:
To Introduce the 2022 AIM-HI Women’s Beacon Award for Leadership in Oncology

Award Speech, winner of the 2022 AIM-HI Women’s Beacon Award for Leadership in Oncology

AIM-HI Portfolio Companies Showcase

2:30 – 4:00 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks: 

Dr. Sujuan Ba, CEO of NFCR, Co-Founder of AIM-HI & Founder of AFCR

Presentation:

Dr. Lou Lieto, Partner, Patnets and Innovations, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Critical Intellectual Property Protection Strategies & Common Pitfalls for Early-stage Companies

Panel Discussion:

Moderator: John Stanford, Executive Director, Incubate

Panelists:

  • Cohava Gelber, Co-Founder, Stromatis Pharma
  • Manijeh Goldberg, CEO, Privo Technologies
  • Vlad Hogenhuis, CEO, Chimera Bioengineering
  • Chih-Kao Hu, Interim CEO of Window Therapeutics
  • Ken Malone, CEO, Rasio Therapeutics
  • John Luk, CEO of Arbele Bio

Closing Remarks:  Dr. Alfred Slanetz, Chairman of the NFCR

Szent-Györgyi Prize Award Ceremony

6:00 – 8:30 pm

Black Tie Optional

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Cocktail Reception

7:00 – 8:30 pm

Dinner Awards Ceremony

*Speakers subject to change

Moment of Silence

Welcome and Opening Remarks:  Dr. Sujuan Ba, CEO of NFCR and Co-Chair of the 2022 Selection Committee for the Szent-Györgyi Prize

Keynote Presentation: To Be Announced

Introduction of the 2022 Szent-Györgyi Prize Winner and Award Trophy Presentation:  Dr. Mark Davis and Dr. Tak Mak, Co-Chairs of the 2022 Selection Committee for the Szent-Györgyi Prize

2022 Szent-Györgyi Prize Winner Award SpeechTo Be Announced

Cancer Research Advocate and Cancer Survivor:  Katie Banovich and her son, Greyson 

Acknowledgments & Closing Remarks:  Lance Kawaguchi

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Inquiries regarding sponsorship of our Global Summit for Cancer Research and Entrepreneurship event can be made by e-mail at Sponsorship@nfcr.org or by phone at 1-800-321-CURE (2873).

Click here to see details about the sessions of our 2021 Global Summit.

All sessions from our 2021 Gobal Summit are now available on-demand on our Oncology Metaverse. 2022 Virtual participants will also be able to join the meeting from here.

“The Women’s Leadership Forum was spectacular and the chemistry between all of the people on the podium and the energy was wonderful. It was inspirational to all and especially young women who were there and might have been watching.”

-Dr. Raju Kucherlapati, Paul C. Cabot Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School and 2021 Precision Medicine in Cancer Panel Moderator

“Absolutely wonderful, inspirational meeting…thanks so much to everyone involved and to NFCR for making it possible for us to get together. I am grateful to be included!”

-Monica Bertagnolli, M.D., Professor, Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Former President of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and 2021 Women’s Leadership Panel Participant

 

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