Session 3: Intersection of Risk Factors for Brain Cancer and Neurodegeneration

SESSION CHAIR: Joe Floramo

11:05 a.m.       
Deciphering the crosstalk between glioma and vascular cells; implications for other brain pathologies
Pilar Sánchez-Gómez, Ph.D. – Instituto de Salud Carlos III

11:35 a.m.
Investigating glioblastoma as an age-related disease to improve immunotherapeutic efficacy in future adult trials
Derek A. Wainwright, Ph.D. – Northwestern University; Feinberg School of Medicine

12:05 p.m.
Continued discussion – Drs. Sánchez-Gómez and Wainwright

12:15 p.m.
Abstract selected trainee talk
Identification of H3K27M-specific metabolic mediators of radiation resistance in diffuse midline glioma
Erik Peterson – University of Michigan

 

Location: Virtual Date: July 23, 2021 Time: 11:05 am - 12:30 pm Pilar Sánchez-Gómez, Ph.D. Derek A. Wainwright, Ph.D. Erik Peterson, B.S., M.S.