Hematological Malignancies Conference 2019 Agenda & Speakers

7:15 am Registration and Breakfast  
8:05

Introduction and Opening Remarks
Francisco Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, MD

Lymphoma    

Program Chair: Francisco Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, MD
8:15 Clinical Practice Changes in the Management of Aggressive B-Cell Lymphoma
Pallawi Torka, MD  
8:40

Updates in the Management of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Other Low-Grade Lymphomas
Suchitra Sundaram, MD

9:05

Clinical Practice Changes in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Francisco Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, MD

9:30

Interactive Case – Pathology Tumor Board and Case Discussions
Vishala Neppalli, MD

10:00-10:15  

Break

Myeloma     

Program Chair: Jens Hillengass, MD
10:15

Upfront Treatment in Multiple Myeloma
Philip McCarthy, MD

10:40

Treatment of the Most Common Symptoms and Side Effects in Multiple Myeloma Patients
Amy Case, MD, FAAHPM

11:05

Treatment of Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma Patients
Jens Hillengass, MD

11:30

Interactive Case – Pathology Tumor Board and Case Discussions
Sheila Sait, PhD

Noon - 1:00

Lunch Break 

Leukemia/Myelodysplastic Disorders 

Program Chair: Eunice Wang, MD
1:00 pm

Updates to CML and MPN
James Thompson, MD, MS

1:25

Acute Leukemia: Novel Agents
Eunice Wang, MD

1:50

New Therapy for Myelodysplasia
Elizabeth Griffiths, MD

2:15

Interactive Case – Pathology Tumor Board and Case Discussions
Sheila Sait, PhD     

2:45 - 3:00

Break

BMT and Cellular Therapy 

Program Chair: Philip McCarthy, MD
3:00 Cellular Therapy for Lymphoid Malignancies  
George Chen, MD
3:25

Cellular Therapy for Multiple Myeloma  
Maureen Ross, MD, PhD 

3:50

How to Identify and Manage CART Therapy Toxicities   
Christine Ho, MD

4:15

Interactive Case – Pathology Tumor Board and Case Discussions
Jerry Wong, MD, PhD     

4:45 Q&A and Closing Remarks
5:15 pm Adjourn 

 

Roswell Park Faculty:

Amy Case, MD, FAAHPM
Associate Professor of Oncology
Lee Foundation Endowed Chair in Palliative & Supportive Care
Chief of Palliative Care Program 

George Chen, MD 
Associate Professor of Oncology 
Department of Medicine

Elizabeth Griffiths, MD
Associate Professor of Oncology
Director of MDS
Department of Medicine

Francisco Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, MD
Professor of Oncology, Department of Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Immunology
Clinical Chief
Lymphoma/Myeloma Service
Department of Medicine

Jens Hillengass, MD
Professor of Oncology
Chief of Myeloma 
Department of Medicine

Christine Ho, MD
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Transplant and Cellular Therapy
Department of Medicine

Philip McCarthy, MD
Professor of Oncology and Internal Medicine
Director, Blood & Marrow Transplant Center
Department of Medicine

Vishala Neppalli, MD
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Chief, Division of Diagnostic Hematology
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Maureen Ross, MD, PhD  
Professor of Oncology  
Department of Medicine

Sheila Sait, PhD
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Assistant Director of Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory and Research Coordinator
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Suchita Sundaram, MD  
Assistant Professor of Oncology  
Department of Medicine

James Thompson, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Medicine

Pallawi Torka, MD
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Co-Program Director, Hematology Oncology Fellowship Program
Lymphoma/Myeloma Service
Department of Medicine

Eunice Wang, MD
Professor of Oncology
Chief, Leukemia Service
Department of Medicine
Assistant Member, Tumor Immunology Program
Department of Immunology

Jerry Wong, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine