Keynote addresses include:
-Personalized Oncology – Fulfilling the Promise for Today's Patients
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, CHI and Cancer Commons will present a plenary panel on Personalized Oncology. Innovations such as NGS and The Cancer Genome Atlas have revealed that cancer comprises hundreds of distinct molecular diseases. Early clinical successes with targeted therapies suggest that cancer might one day be managed as a chronic disease using an evolving cocktail of drugs.Representing all five conference channels, Diagnostics, Therapeutics, Clinical, Informatics, and Cancer, a panel of experts will lead a highly interactive exploration of what it will take to realize this vision in the near future.
-Challenges in Understanding Resistance to Targeted Therapies
Jamey Skillings, M.D., Vice President, Global Medical Affairs, Pfizer
This presentation will describe the evolution of clinical and molecular data which describe resistance to Xalkori. Case examples from this program and other targeted therapies will be used to discuss how evidence can be developed to support treatment decisions after RECIST progression.
-Emerging Technologies & Industry Perspectives
This session features a series of presentations on emerging and hot technologies in diagnostics, drug discovery & development, informatics, and oncology. Interactive Q&A discussion with the audience will be included
-Novel Strategies in Oncology Clinical Development
Eric Rubin, M.D., Vice President, Clinical Research Oncology, Merck
As part of the Molecular Med TRI-CON 2013, attendees have access to a partnering forum, 5 symposia, 18 short courses, and 12 core programs. The event attracts more than 3,000 attendees and provides attendees an opportunity to interact with each other in the shared exhibit/poster hall, plenary keynotes and social functions.
Early registration discounts are available until October 19th, 2013. For complete event details visit: http://www.triconference.com/
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