Confirmed Speakers


Nicola Aceto, PhD
Institute of Molecular Health Sciences, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland

Julio Agguire-Ghiso, PhD
Director, Institute for Cancer Dormancy and Tumor Microenvironment, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA

Emmanuel Antonarakis
, MD
Associate Director for Translational Research and Director of Genitourinary Oncology in HOT Division, University of Minnesota–Masonic Cancer Center, USA

Valsamo Anagnostou, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Medical Oncology, Leader, Precision Oncology Analytics, Director, Thoracic Oncology Biorepository, Co-director, Thoracic Oncology Precision Medicine Center of Excellence, Upper Aerodigestive Oncology Program, Co-leader, Molecular Tumor Board, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA



Alberto Bardelli
Professor, Department of Oncology, University of Torino, Candiolo, Italy

Ryan Corcoran, MD
Assoc. Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology & Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center & Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Massimo Cristofanilli
, MD, FACP
Chief, Breast Medical Oncology
Associate Director of Precision Medicine, Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medicine
Scientific Director, the Englander Institute of Precision Medicine
Co-Leader, Meyer Cancer Center Management Team

Johann de Bono
,
Professor, Head of the Division of Clinical Studies, The Institute for Cancer Research, (ICR) and Royal Marsden, London, UK



Daniel De Carvalho
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada

Caroline Dive
, PhD
Professor, Deputy Director Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, Senior Group Leader Clinical & Experimental Pharmacology, The University of Manchester, UK

Francoise Farace
, PhD
Director, Rare Circulating Cells lab, Gustav Roussy, Paris, France

Ellen Heitzer, PhD
Institute of Human Genetics, Diagnostic and Research Center for Molecular BioMedicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria



Paul Hofmann, MD, PhD
Institute for Research on Cancer and Aging Nice, France

Dave Hoon, PhD
Director Translational Molecular Medicine, SJCI PHS, Santa Monica CA, USA

Pashtoon Murtaza Kasi, M.D., M.S.
Oncologist and researcher at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Peter Kuhn
, PhD
Dean’s Professor of Biological Sciences and Professor of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, and Urology, USC Michelson CSI-Cancer, Los Angeles, California, USA



Lauren Leiman
,
Executive Director of the Blood Profiling Atlas in Cancer (BloodPAC) USA

Evi Lianidou
, PhD
Professor of Analytical Chemistry – Clinical Chemistry, Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells lab, Dept of Chemistry, University of Athens, Greece

Rafael López
, MD, PhD
Medical Oncology Dept. & Translational Medical Oncology Group, University Clinical Hospital & Health Research Institute (IDIS); CIBERONC, Santiago de Compostela University School of Medicine, Santiago de Compostela (Spain) 

Mike Makrigiorgos
, PhD
Professor and Director, Medical Physics and Biophysics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA



Maria Angela Nieto Toledano
Instituto de Neurociencias (CSIC-UMH), Alicante, Spain

Nicholas Papadopoulos, PhD
Professor of Oncology and Pathology, Director of Translational Genetics, Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics and Therapeutics, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA

Jean-Yves Pierga, MD, PhD
Professor of Medical Oncology, at the Institute Curie and University Paris Descartes, Paris, France

Christian Rolfo, MD, PhD, MBA, Dr.hc.
Professor and Assoc. Director for Clinical Research, Center for Thoracic Oncology, The Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Health System, New York, USA



Nikolas Stoecklein, MD
Professor, Experimental Surgical Oncology, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany

Andreas Trumpp
, PhD
 Head, Division of Stem Cells and Cancer at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany