Cablevision’s support of The Lustgarten Foundation ensures that 100% of every donation goes directly to pancreatic cancer research.

 

Scientific Conference

The Lustgarten Foundation believes that only through collaborative efforts and constant dialogue will we be able to cure pancreatic cancer. In 1998 the Foundation organized the first scientific meeting focused solely on pancreatic cancer.  The goal of this symposium was to bring together the best clinical and scientific minds to work together to solve pancreatic cancer.

In the years since, The Lustgarten Foundation has continued to partner with leading institutions and organizations to host scientific conferences as well as specialized think tanks to ensure that the most critical questions in pancreatic cancer are being addressed. The following is a listing of conferences the Foundation has sponsored:

2014

Pancreatic Cancer: Innovations in Research and Treatment
AACR Special Conference
Dafna Bar-Sagi
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Alec C. Kimmelman
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Andrew M. Lowy

University of California - San Diego, San Diego, CA
David A. Tuveson
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

2012

Pancreatic Cancer: Progress and Challenges
AACR Special Conference

Co-Chairs:
Daniel Von Hoff, MD PhD, Cancer Research UK
Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD, New York University School of Medicine
Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania

2011

Gigi Shaw Arledge Conference on Pancreatic Disease
NY Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Co-chairs:
Harold Frucht, MD, NY Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Kenneth Olive, PhD, NY Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Timothy Wang, MD, NY Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Think Tank
Cancer Research Institute and Rockefeller University

Co-chairs:
Jedd Wolchok, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Ralph Steinman, MD, Rockefeller University

2010

From Bench to Bedside and Back
American Pancreatic Association & University of Minnesota

Co-chairs:
Suresh Chari, MD, Mayo  Clinic
Ashok Salja PhD, University of Minnesota

2008

Identifying KRAS-targeted Therapeutic Approaches for Pancreatic Cancer
Think Tank
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Co-chairs:
Channing Der, PhD University of North Carolina
Nick Tonks, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Sequencing the Pancreatic Cancer Genome: What's Next?
Think Tank

John Hopkins Medical Center

Co-Chairs:
Ralph Hruban, MD John Hopkins Medical Center
Victor Velculescu, MD John Hopkins Medical Center

The Chronic Pancreatitis to Pancreatic Cancer Continuum
American Pancreatic Association & University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Co-Chairs:
Craig Logsdon, Ph.D., University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Ashok Saluja, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

2007

Pancreatic Cancer: Stem Cells in the Pancreas and Pancreatic Cancer
American Pancreatic Association & Mayo Clinic

Co-Chairs:
Ashok Saluja, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Raul Urrutia, M.D., Mayo Clinic

2006

Pancreatic Cancer: Early Detection and Novel Therapeutics
American Association for Cancer Research & University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Chairperson:
Joel Tepper, M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2005

Pancreatic Cancer: State-of-the-Art
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Co-Chairs:
David Kelsen, M.D, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Joan Massague, Ph.D., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

2004

Pancreatic Cancer: Advances and Challenges
American Association for Cancer Research & University of California at San Francisco Cancer Center

Chairperson:
Margaret Tempero, M.D., University of California at San Francisco Cancer Center

2003

Biology and Management of Pancreatic Cancer
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Partners CancerCare – Harvard medical School

Co-Chairs:
Ronald DePinho, M.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Robert Mayer, M.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Andrew Warshaw, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital

2002

Pancreatic Cancer: Translating Discovery To Patient Care
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Co-Chairs:
James L. Abbruzzese, M.D., University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Douglas B. Evans, M.D., University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

2001

Pancreatic Cancer: From Genes to Treatment
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Co-Chairs:
Ralph Hruban, M.D., Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Elizabeth Jaffee, M.D., Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

2000

Cancer Development, Diagnosis and Therapies: Implications for Pancreatic Cancer
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Chairperson:
Ralph Hruban, M.D., Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

1999

Inaugural Workshop on Pancreatic Cancer
New York Academy of Sciences, New York

Co-Chairs:
James Abbruzzese, M.D., University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Margaret Tempero, M.D., University of California at San Francisco Cancer Center

 Bert Vogelstein, M.D., Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center

“The Lustgarten Foundation has brought this long-ignored disease to the forefront of cancer research.”
-  Bert Vogelstein, M.D., Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center

Join Now

Lustgarten Facebook Lustgarten Twitter Lustgarten YouTube channel

The Lustgarten Foundation
1111 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, New York 11714
Toll Free: 1-866-789-1000 P: 516-803-2304 F: 516-803-2303

©2009 Lustgarten Foundation - 501(c)3 - CharityNavigator: 4 Stars