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Program

Updated 7/12/12

map of Tufts campus showing workshop locations
The workshop is held at Barnum Hall.
Afternoon breakout session working groups are held at Eaton Hall.
 
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the Carmichael Cafeteria.


Monday July 16, 2012
8-10 p.m.   Welcome Reception at the Chase Center, adjacent to Carmichael Hall Dormitories.
 
Tuesday July 17, 2012
8:30 a.m.   Welcome to the Workshop: Giannoula Lakka Klement, Philip Hahnfeldt (workshop co-chairs), and Lynn Hlatky (Director, CCSB)
8:40 a.m.   Dan Gallahan, Deputy Director, Division of Cancer Biology, National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH
9:00 a.m.   Barton Kamen
"Metronomic Therapy: A Re-discovery of Basic Principles & Better Use of Old Drugs"
10:00 a.m.   Coffee Break
10:30 a.m.   Philip Hahnfeldt
"Metronomic Scheduling as a Best-Suppression Alternative to Maximum Tolerated Dosing"
11:30 p.m.   Urszula Ledzewicz
"Timing and Dosages of Antiangiogenic Treatment — An Optimal Control Approach"
12:30 p.m.   Lunch
2:00 p.m.   Discussion of workshop aims, introduction of questions in Tumor Metronomics, and Breakout Session Working Groups
4:00 p.m.   Break
4:30 p.m.   Breakout Session, Groups 1–5
6:00 p.m.   Dinner
7:00 p.m.   Poster Session and Reception at the Tufts University Alumnae Hall
 
Wednesday July 18, 2012
9:00 a.m.   Eddy Pasquier
"Insights into the Complex Dose- and Schedule-Dependent Effects of Chemotherapy on Vascular Endothelial Cells"
10:00 a.m.   Coffee Break
10:30 a.m.   Carl Panetta
"Selected Examples of Mathematical Models in Cancer Treatment"
11:30 a.m.   Sébastien Benzekry
"Mathematical Modeling of the Metastatic Process and Scheduling Optimization of Anti-Cancerous Therapies"
12:30 p.m.   Lunch
2:00 p.m.   Larry Norton, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Invited guest lecture
3:00 p.m.   Breakout Session, Groups 1–5
4:00 p.m.   Break
4:30 p.m.   Breakout Session, Groups 1–5
 
Thursday July 19, 2012
9:00 a.m.   Nicolas André
"Building a successful metronomic protocol: many questions…any answers?"
10:00 a.m.   Coffee Break
10:30 a.m.   Heinz Schaettler
"Sequencing Protocols for Combination Therapies of Cancer — An Optimal Control Approach"
11:30 a.m.   David Waxman
"Activation of innate immunity-induced tumor regression by metronomic chemotherapy"
12:30 p.m.   Lunch
2:00 p.m.   Contributed Talks
  I.   Annabelle Ballesta
  II.  Sushil Kumar
  III. Junjie Wu
3:00 p.m.   Breakout Session, Groups 1–5
4:00 p.m.   Break
4:30 p.m.   Breakout Session, Groups 1–5
6:00 p.m.   Dinner
7:30-9:30 p.m.   Social Event hosted by the CCSB
New England Candlepin Bowling at Sacco's Bowl Haven & Flatbread Company, 45 Day Street, Somerville [map]
 
Friday July 20, 2012
9:00 a.m.   Giannoula Lakka Klement
"What hinders the translation of metronomic chemotherapy to clinics?"
10:00 a.m.   Coffee Break
10:30 a.m.   Presentation by Group 1
10:50 a.m.   Presentation by Group 2
11:10 a.m.   Presentation by Group 3
11:30 a.m.   Presentation by Group 4
11:50 a.m.   Presentation by Group 5
12:10 p.m.   Workshop discussion and Closing Remarks
1:00 p.m.   Lunch and Adjourn