McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

A translational view of:
Harnessing the immune system for cancer treatment

  • Seminar Information

  • Clinical Video
    with Dr. Rosalyn Juergens
  • Research Video
    with Dr. Jonathan Bramson

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Information

Date:

Monday, September 10, 2012

Speakers:

  • Dr. Rosalyn Juergens, Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, McMaster University; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institute
  • Dr. Jonathan Bramson, Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine; Director, McMaster Immunology Research Centre, McMaster University

Description:

This seminar includes a clinical presentation with patient interview followed by a research presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • To discuss pathological relevance of immune infiltrates in tumors
  • To illustrate the history of immune-directed therapy in cancer treatment
  • To review the currently available immunotherapies in solid tumours
  • To identify challenges that remain to be overcome

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask
Email: askkj@mcmaster.ca

Sara Sellers
Email: sellers@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706

Clinical Video — Dr. Rosalyn Juergens

Research Video — Dr. Jonathan Bramson