Location: Simches Research Center, Room 3110
Start time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center Grand Rounds program has emerged as a premiere oncology conference in Boston. This program provides an opportunity for Mass General professional staff and fellows to learn from national and international leaders and innovators in cancer treatment and research. 

Grand Rounds offers CME credit, and is structured as a 45 minute lecture followed by 15 minutes of discussion and interaction. Please see below to view the weekly topics and presenters.

Fall 2015-Spring 2016 Schedule

ASCO Review
October 1, 2015
Aditya Bardia, MD
Attending Physician, Mass General Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Anna Farago, MD, PhD
Thoracic Oncology Center
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Janet Murphy, MD, MPH
Instructor in Medicine
Tucker Gosnell Center for Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Philip Saylor, MD
Assistant Physician, Medical Oncology, Mass General Cancer Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Ryan Sullivan, MD
Assistant in Medicine
Center for Melanoma
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Initiators, Drivers and Resistors of Tumor Immunity
October 15, 2015
Nir Hacohen, PhD
Principal Investigator, Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases
Associate Immunologist, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

Targeting PI3K for Cancer Therapy
October 22, 2015
Lew Cantley, PhD
Meyer Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medical College/Ronald P. Stanton Clinical Cancer Program at New York-Presbyterian
Margaret and Herman Sokol Professor in Oncology Research Professor of Cancer Biology in Medicine

This Grand Rounds presentation is presented as part of the Inaugural Judith Ann Lippard Memorial Lectureship in conjunction with the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT


Systemic Therapy for Thyroid Neoplasia
November 5, 2015
Steven Sherman, MD
Associate Vice Provost, Clinical Research
Chair and Naguib Samaan Distinguished Professor in Endocrinology
Department of Endocrine Neoplasia & Hormonal Disorders
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Clinical Pathological Conference: A 74-Year-Old Man with a History of Prostate Cancer and New Onset Hematochezia
November 19, 2015
Ted Hong, MD
Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Phillip J. Gray, MD
Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Jill N. Allen, MD
Hematology/Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Paul C. Shellito, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital

Kathryn Paige Lowry, MD
Resident in Radiology
Massachusetts General Hospital

Lawrence Zukerberg, MD
Associate Pathologist
Massachusetts General Hospital


Human Natural Killer Cells: Development, Biology and Clinical Applications
December 3, 2015
Michael Caligiuri, MD
Director, OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center
CEO, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
Professor of Internal Medicine, Ohio State College of Medicine


Clinical Aspects of Immune Checkpoint Therapeutics
December 10, 2015
Donald P. Lawrence, MD
Lecturer, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Clinical Director, Center for Melanoma, Massachusetts General Hospital


Germline Implications of Somatic Tumor Sequencing
December 17, 2015
Mark E. Robson, MD
Medical Oncologist
Clinic Director, Clinical Genetics Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


ASH Update
January 7, 2016
Amir Fathi, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director of Clinical Research, Leukemia Program, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Ephraim Hochberg, MD
Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

David Sykes, MD, PhD
Instructor in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Areej El-Jawahri, MD
Instructor in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Elizabeth O’Donnell, MD
Instructor, Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Assistant, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center


Strategies to Modulate Immune Function in Lymphoma
January 28, 2016
Stephen Ansell, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine; Chair, Mayo Lymphoma Group; Mayo Clinic


Proteomics The Breast Cancer Proteome
February 4, 2016
Matthew Ellis, MBChB, PhD
Director, Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, Baylor College of Medicine


Mechanisms of Immortality and Tumor Evolution
February 11, 2016
Joseph Costello, PhD
Professor and Karen Osney Brownstein Endowed Chair, UCSF


Evolving Targeted Therapy for BRAF-Mutant Colorectal Cancer
February 25, 2016
Scott Kopetz, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Gastrointestinal (GI) Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


K-RAS as a Therapeutic Target
March 3, 2016
Frank McCormick, PhD, FRS, DSc (Hon)
Professor Emeritus, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
David A. Wood Distinguished Professorship of Tumor Biology and Cancer Research
Co-Leader, National RAS Initiative


Biomarker Advances in Acute GVHD
March 10, 2016
James Ferrara, MD
Senior Faculty, Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Senior Faculty, Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology
Senior Faculty, Oncological Sciences
Mount Sinai Hospital


Clinical Pathologic Conference: A 19-Year-Old Man with Microhematuria and a Retroperitoneal Mass
March 17, 2016
Jeremy Abramson, MD
Hematology-Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Michael Blute, MD
Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Jed-Sian Cheng, MD
Urology, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

Kevin Cronin, MD, BCh, BAO
Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Valentina Nardi, MD
Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital


HPV
March 24, 2016
Douglas R. Lowry, MD
Acting Director, National Cancer Institute
Chief of the Laboratory of Cellular Oncology, Center for Cancer Research

AML Update
April 14, 2016
Timothy Ley, MD
Professor of Medicine and Genetics, Division of Oncology
Washington University School of Medicine

Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
April 28, 2016
Robert Brodsky, MD
Director, Division of Hematology
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Oncology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Current Approaches in Radiation Oncology
May 5, 2016
Peter Glazer, MD, PhD
Robert E. Hunter Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and Professor of Genetics;
Chair, Department of Therapeutic Radiology
Yale University

Pharmacogenomic Approaches in Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
May 12, 2016
Mary Relling, PharmD
Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences Department
St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital

GI Cancer Pathology
May 19, 2016
Daniel Laheru, MD
Associate Professor of Oncology
Ian T. MacMillan Professorship in Clinical Pancreatic Cancer Research
Clinical Director, Division of Gastrointestinal Oncology
Co-Director, Skip Viragh Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research and Clinical Care
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

 

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