Los Angeles, CA - January 31, 2015

(Co-hosted by UCLA)

Date: Saturday – January 31, 2015
Time:  8:00am – 12:00pm
Location:
Neuroscience Research Building
1st Floor Auditorium
635 Charles E Young Drive South Los Angeles, CA  90095
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Symposium Agenda: Presenters and Topics

TimeTopic

8:00 am

Registration

8:30 am

Welcome
James S. Economou, MD, PhD, Prof. of Surgery & Vice Chancellor for Research
Samantha Guild - Patient Advocate, AIM at Melanoma

8:40 am

Melanoma Subtypes and Pathology
Alistair Cochran, MD, Prof. of Pathology & Melanoma Pathologist

9:00 am

Skin Melanoma Risk Factors and Detection
Paul Tumeh, MD, Asst. Prof. of Medicine & Melanoma Dermatologist

9:20 am

Treatment of Early Stage Melanoma
Bartosz Chmielowski, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof. of Medicine & Melanoma Oncologist

9:40 am

Eye Melanoma
Tara McCannel, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof. of Ophthalmology & Ocular Melanoma Specialist

10:00 am

Break

10:20 am

Biology of Melanoma
Roger S. Lo, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof. of Medicine & Melanoma Dermatologist

10:40 am

Treatment of Metastatic Melanoma with BRAF Inhibitors and Immunotherapy
Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD, Prof. of Medicine & Melanoma Oncologist

11:20 am

Patient Panel Discussion
Chair: John A. Glaspy, MD, MPH, Prof. of Medicine & Melanoma Oncologist
Participants: Louise Belley, Lynn Fadale, Gregory Hahn, Thomas Stutz

11:50 am

Closing Remarks

12:00 pm

Adjourn

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