Targeted Therapies in Pediatric Cancers

September 24th - 27th, 2020

Chaired By

 Steven G. Dubois, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
 Martine F. Roussel, PhD, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Important Dates

 07/24/2020 - Travel Form
 08/24/2020 - Abstracts

Venue Information

The Inn at Ranchero Santa Fee
5951 Linea Del Cielo
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

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Program Description

Several novel targeted therapies based on rational scientific data hold promise to offer new and effective treatment not only for adult but also pediatric cancers.

The new FDA pediatric legislative initiatives has galvanized pharmaceutical companies to extrapolating efficacy from adult data or other data to the pediatric population to streamline pediatric drug development and help to increase the number of approvals for pediatric use. Several clinical trials are ongoing for primary and recurrent and difficult to treat pediatric cancers that hopefully will advance children’s care.

Participant Information

Participant Institution
Michael Cox, PharmD, MHSc, BCOP Loxo Oncology
Timothy Cripe, MD, PhD, FAAP, CPI Nationwide Children's Hospital, Ohio
Steve Dubois, MD Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Maryam Fouladi, MD, MSc, FRCPC Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Birgit Geoerger, MD Gustave Roussy, Paris, France
Frank McCormick, PhD NCI
Michele Monje, MD Stanford
Charles Mullighan, MD St. Jude Children's Hospital
Julie Park, MD Seattle Children's Hospital
Will Parsons, MD, PhD Texas Children's Hospital
Martine Roussel, PhD St. Jude Children's Hospital
Ari Shilatifard, PhD Northwestern University
Kevan Shokat, PhD UCSF
Kim Stegmaier, MD Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Sarah Tasian, MD Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Scholars Attending

Scholar Institution

Airport Information

San Diego International Airport (SAN) is approximately 30 minutes from the meeting location.

  • Arrivals - Thursday at 1 PM, 3 PM and 5 PM
  • Departures - Sunday at 10 AM and 12 PM

International participants are welcome to arrive on Wednesday to minimize chances for missed or delayed connections.


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