Acute Leukemia Forum 2020

Thursday, April 2 - Friday, April 3, 2020 – La Jolla, CA

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
10950 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

Jacob M. Rowe, MD
Emeritus Professor of Hemato-Oncology
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa, Israel
Director, Department of Hematology
Shaare Zedek Medical Center
Jerusalem, Israel

Martin S. Tallman, MD
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Chief, Leukemia Service
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

FACULTY

Omar Abdel-Wahab, MD
Associate Professor
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Frederick R. Appelbaum, MD
Professor, Medical Oncology Division
Executive Senior Vice President
Deputy Director, External Affairs
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA

Ehab Atallah, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Rafael Bejar, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, CA

Hetty E. Carraway, MD, MBA
Associate Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

Nelson J. Chao, MD, MBA
Donald D. and Elizabeth G. Cooke Cancer Research Professor
Professor of Medicine and Immunology
Chief, Division of Cellular Therapy and Bone Marrow Transplant
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

John Crispino, PhD
Robert I. Lurie, MD, and Lora S. Lurie Professor
Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Naval Daver, MD
Associate Professor
The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

John Dick, PhD
Senior Scientist
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada

Connie J. Eaves, PhD (Keynote Lecturer)
Distinguished Scientist, Terry Fox Laboratory
British Columbia Cancer Agency
Professor, Medical Genetics
Associate Member, Medicine
Associate Member, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Elihu H. Estey, MD
Physician, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Professor, Hematology and Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine
Director of AML Clinical Research Division
UW Medicine
Member and Director of AML Clinical Research Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA

Adolfo A. Ferrando, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology and Cell Biology
Columbia University
New York, NY

Mary E. Flowers, MD
Professor, Medicine and Oncology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Medical Director, Long-Term Follow-up Clinical Service
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Member, Clinical Research Division, Long-Term Follow-up
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA

Noelle V. Frey, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Clinical Cellular Therapy, Cell and Transplant Therapy Program
Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Robert Paul Hasserjian, MD
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School Associate Pathologist
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Xiao-Jun Huang, MD, PhD
Professor, Peking University Institute of Hematology
Peking University People's Hospital
Peking University
Beijing, China

Stephen P. Hunger, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine Chief, Division of Oncology
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Kenneth Kaushansky, MD
Dean, School of Medicine
Senior Vice President of Health Services
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Book, NY

Armand Keating, MD
Professor of Medicine
Professor, Institute of Biomaterials and
Biomedical Engineering
University of Toronto
Director, Cell Therapy Program
Princess Margaret Hospital
Toronto, ON, Canada

Mark Levis, MD, PhD
Professor of Oncology, Medicine and Pharmacology
Program Leader, Hematologic Malignancies and Bone Marrow Transplant Program
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Marshall Lichtman, MD
Professor Emeritus of Medicine and of Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

R. Coleman Lindsley, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor, Medical Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Mignon Loh, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Co-Leader, Pediatric Malignancies Program
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Beverly S. Mitchell, MD
George E. Becker Professor in Medicine
Stanford Cancer Institute
Stanford, CA

Stephen D. Nimer, MD
Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Jae Park, MD
Hematologic Oncologist
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Mrinal Patnaik, MBBS
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Alexander E. Perl, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

David A. Sallman, MD
Assistant Member
Department of Malignant Hematology
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

Akiko Shimamura, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Director, Bone Marrow Failure and Myelodysplastic Syndrome Programs
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Wendy Stock, MD
Anjuli Seth Nayak Professor in Leukemia
U Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

Richard M. Stone, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief of Staff
Director, Translational Research, Adult Leukemia Program
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Daniel J. Weisdorf, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Amer Zeidan, MBBS
Associate Professor
Yale University
New Haven, CT

*Faculty disclosures will be provided on site.