ICRF Presents: Brilliant Minds Webinar Series

Webinar Series

ICRF Presents: Brilliant Minds is a special interactive monthly series featuring ICRF-funded scientists and other brilliant minds in cancer research. The series also spotlights patient perspectives and stories of hope.

Register to join us for an upcoming webinar or browse the archives below. Check back regularly for updates on the series and announcements about our exciting lineup of future speakers and topics.

All webinars in this series are complimentary, but registration is required to receive Zoom access link.

To learn about webinar sponsorship opportunities, please contact Caitlin Shmidheiser.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

SAVE THE DATE:

Please join us in October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month:

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
12:00-12:45 pm ET | 11:00-11:45 am CT

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Asya Rolls PhD

Asya Rolls, PhD
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
ICRF-Cancer Research Institute Immunotherapy Promise Grantee

Johanna (Jojo) Harris
Breast Cancer Survivor
ICRF Chicago Supporter

MODERATED BY:

David Hakimian MD


David Hakimian, MD
Hematologist-Oncologist
ICRF Chicago Board Member




OTHER UPCOMING WEBINARS:

Topic: Pancreatic Cancer
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
12:00-12:45 pm ET | 11:00-11:45 am CT

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Oren Parnas, PhD

Oren Parnas, PhD
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
ICRF Research Career Development Award Grantee

Dubi Fishel

Dubi Fishel
ICRF Chicago Board Member
Diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer in July 2017

MODERATED BY:

Gary Grad MD


Gary Grad, MD
Hematologist-Oncologist
ICRF Chicago Board Member




Topic: Month of Hope
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
12:00-12:45 pm ET | 11:00-11:45 am CT

FEATURED SPEAKER:

Erez Levanon


Erez Levanon, PhD
Bar-Illan University
ICRF-City of Hope Jacki & Bruce Barron Cancer Research Scholars Program Grant

Additional details & registration for all upcoming webinars will available shortly.
Please check back soon.


PAST WEBINAR RECORDINGS

TOWARDS THE CURE FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER

A special webinar in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Featuring Galit Kleiner, mother of childhood cancer survivor Sienna (Sisi) Kleiner, who was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma at age three and ICRF-funded scientist Dr. Shai Izraeli (Schneider Children’s Medical Center and Tel Aviv University). Moderated by Dr. David Malkin, Senior Staff Oncologist and Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children (Sickkids), University of Toronto and Chair, ICRF Scientific Review Panel ‘A’.

September 9, 2020


TREATING CANCER WITH RADIATION

Featuring Andrea Greene, a longtime supporter of ICRF and breast cancer survivor, and ICRF-funded scientist Professor Yossi Shiloh (Tel Aviv University). Moderated by Dr. Mark Israel, National Executive Director of ICRF and Dr. Nancy Maizels (University of Washington).

August 19, 2020


LIVING WITH LUNG CANCER:
A LOOK AT PROMISING CANCER THERAPIES

Featuring 15-year lung cancer survivor, patient advocate and ICRF board member Linnea Olson and ICRF-funded scientist Dr. Ravid Straussman (Weizmann Institute of Science). Moderated by ICRF President Rob Densen and Dr. Nancy Maizels (University of Washington).

June 25, 2020

With great appreciation to the Densen family for sponsorship of this webinar.


LISTEN TO YOUR GUT:
CANCER, IMMUNITY & GUT HEALTH

Featuring ICRF-funded scientist Professor Naama Geva-Zatorsky (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology) and moderated by Dr. Nancy Maizels (University of Washington).

May 28, 2020


CANCER, VIRUSES AND THE HOPE OF NANOVACCINES

Featuring ICRF-funded scientist Professor Ronit Satchi-Fainaro (Tel Aviv University) and moderated by Dr. Nancy Maizels (University of Washington).

April 27, 2020