World Cancer Day 2024

Cancer Day 2024

04 בפברואר 2024, 8:45 - 14:30 
Jaglom Hall, Tel Aviv University 

 8:45 – 9:00 Greetings

Prof. Ronit Satchi-Fainaro, Director, Cancer Biology Research Center
Prof. Ariel Porat, President, Tel Aviv University

Session I

9:00 - 9:20 |  Prof. Yardena Samuels, Weizmann Institute of Science
“Revisiting the neoantigen approach for cancer immunotherapy”

9:20 - 9:40 | Prof. Ronnie Shapira-Frommer, Sheba Medical Center
“Adoptive cell transfer with Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes (TILs) for solid tumors: current role in checkpoint blockade era”

9:40 - 10:00 |  Prof. Ravid Straussman, Weizmann Institute of Science
“The microbiome as part of the tumor ecosystem, and its effects on response to therapy”

10:00 - 10:20 |  Prof. Shai Izraeli, Schneider Children's Medical Center & Tel Aviv University
“The importance of fat: how leukemia spreads to the brain”

10:20 - 10:40 | Prof. Angel Porgador, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev 
“Artificial reporters for personalized cancer immunotherapy” 

10:40 – 11:00 Coffee break


Session II

11:00 - 11:20 |  Prof. Batsheva Kerem, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
“The complex nature of recurrent genomic instability in cancer”

11:20 - 11:40 |Prof. Yuval Dor, The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School
“Epigenetic liquid biopsies for cancer detection and monitoring“

11:40 - 12:00 | Dr. Ofrat Beyar Katz, Rambam Health Care Campus 
“Bone marrow aplasia following CAR-T cells-approach and challenges”

12:00 - 12:20 |Prof. Erez Levanon, Bar Ilan University
“RNA editing in cancer”

12:20 - 12:40 | Prof. Rina Rosin-Arbesfeld, Tel Aviv University
“Can we use antibiotics to treat cancer?”


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