iSBTc at FOCIS 2003, Paris

The iSBTc is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS). As a member Society within FOCIS, iSBTc is provided an opportunity to host satellite programs along with FOCIS programs at their annual meeting.

This year, iSBTc is excited to announce the offering of the following half-day program:

Thursday, May 15, 2003, Paris, France
FOCIS-iSBTc Satellite Symposium
Cellular Immunology and the Immunotherapy
of Cancer V

Registration is available for this exciting program by clicking here.

Program Schedule

Cellular Immunology and the Immunotherapy
of Cancer V

Organizers:
Michael T. Lotze, MD
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Michael B. Atkins, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Laurence Zitvogel, MD, PhD – Institute Gustave Roussy, Cedex, France

13:00-13:05 Welcome and Introduction
Michael T. Lotze, MD
Michael B. Atkins, MD
Laurence Zitvogel, MD, PhD
13:05-13:45 Keynote Address:
The Extended IL-12 Family Members: IL-12, IL-23, and IL-27

Giorgio Trinchieri, MD – Schering-Plough Research Institute, Dardilly, France
14:00-14:30 Directed Delivery of IL-1 Family Members at the Immunological Synapse
Anna Rubartelli, MD – National Cancer Research Institute, Genova, Italy
14:30-15:00 Application of IL-1 Family Members in Cancer Therapy
Michael T. Lotze, MD –
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
15:00-15:30 Exosome Clinical Trials
Laurence Zitvogel, MD, PhD
– Institute Gustave Roussy, Cedex, France
15:30-16:00 Measuring Immunity in Melanoma Clinical Trials
Ulrich Keilholz, MD – UKBF, Free University, Berlin, Germany
16:00-16:30 Circulating Tumor Cells in Peripheral Blood as Surrogate Efficacy Marker for Cancer Immunotherapies
Hans Loibner, PhD – Igeneon AG, Vienna, Austria
16:30-17:00 Tumor Vaccines: Which Adjuvant?
Vincent Brichard, MD, PhD – GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, Rixensart, Belgium
17:00-17:30 Tetramer Analysis of Class I and Class II Reactive T-Cells
Markus J. Maeurer, MD – University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
17:30-18:00 Application of IL-2 and other Cytokines in Renal Cancer
Michael B. Atkins, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Satellite Programs
Separate registration is required for satellite programs. Satellite registration forms will be listed at www.focisnet.org or access the iSBTc form by clicking here.