2019 Andrea Gianaris Pancreatic Cancer Symposium Agenda

8:00 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:40 AM

Welcome Remarks

Patrick J. Loehrer, M.D.
Director, Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center

8:45-9:45 AM

Session 1: Steven Leach, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Preston T. and Virginia R. Kelsey Distinguished Chair in Cancer
Professor of Molecular and Systems Oncology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Title: “Mixed messages: Altered mRNA splicing in pancreatic cancer”

9:45-10:00 AM Coffee Break

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Session 2: IU Simon Cancer Center Pancreatic Research updates
(20 minute presentations with 10 minutes for Q & A)

Melissa Fishel, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics IU School of Medicine
Title: “Using co-culture and in vivo models to investigate targeting of the plasminogen activation system on PDAC tumor growth and invasion”

Teresa Zimmers, PhD
HH Gregg Professor of Cancer Research
Professor of Surgery
IU School of Medicine
Title: “Tumor-Tissue Crosstalk in Pancreatic Cancer Cachexia”

11:00-11:15 AM Questions / Coffee Break

11:15-12:15 PM

Session 3: Gloria M. Peterson, Ph.D.
Professor of Epidemiology
Purvis and Roberta Tabor Professor
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Deputy Director for Population Sciences, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

Title: “Strategies for Pancreatic Cancer Risk Stratification, Genetics, and Early Detection”

12:15-1:15 PM Lunch (Walther Hall Atrium  - 2nd floor)

1:15-2:30 PM

Panel Discussion: Multidisciplinary Care Model for Pancreatic Cancer
Moderator: Michael G. House, MD, Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology

Oscar Cummings, MD, Surgical Pathology
Susannah Ellsworth, MD, Radiation Oncology
Attila Nakeeb, MD, Surgical Oncology
Amikar Sehdev, MD, Medical Oncology
Stuart Sherman, MD, Advanced GI Endoscopy
Gloria Peterson, PhD, Epidemiology
Stephen Leach, MD, PhD, Molecular Oncology

2:30 PM

Closing Remarks
Patrick J. Loehrer, M.D.

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