Leadership Committee

TONI CHOUEIRI, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Director, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology
HANS HAMMERS, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology
SUMANTA PAL, MD
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
BRYAN LEWIS
KidneyCAN
President
SUSAN POTEAT
KidneyCAN
Medical Science Liaison
Abstract Committee
Pedro Barata
PEDRO BARATA, MD, MSc
Tulane University
Assistant Professor of Medicine
stephanie berg
STEPHANIE BERG, DO
Loyola University
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Mehmet Bilan
MEHMET BILEN, MD
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Director, Genitourinary Medical Oncology Program
Brad McGregor
BRAD MCGREGOR, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Clinical Director, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology
RANA MCKAY, MD
University of California, San Diego
Associate Professor of Medicine
SUMANTA PAL, MD
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
FABIO A SCHUTZ, MD
BP – A Beneficencia, Portuguesa de Sao Paulo
Oncologista Clinico
DoD / KCRP Session Committee
MARIA CARLO, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
ERIC JONASCH, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology
MEDHI MOLLAPOUR, PhD
State University of New York
Professor
TIAN ZHANG, MD
UT Southwestern
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Communications Committee
NEERAJ AGARWAL, MD
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Senior Director of Clinical Research Innovation
David Braun
DAVID BRAUN, MD, PhD
Yale School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine
GIL MORGAN, MD
Skane University Hospital
Medical Oncologist
PAVLOS MSAOUEL, MD, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology
FABIO SCHUTZ, MD
BP – A Beneficencia, Portuguesa de Sao Paulo
Oncologista Clinico
QING ZHANG, PhD
UT Southwestern
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
TIAN ZHANG, MD
UT Southwestern
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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ADRIAN HAYES

KidneyCAN
Communications

TONI CHOUEIRI, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Director, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology
HANS HAMMERS, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology
DREW PARDOLL, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins Medical Center
Director, Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

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SUZANNE TOPALIAN, MD
Johns Hopkins Medical Center
Associate Professor, Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

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session 1

Metabolism and Mechanisms with Focus on Health Disparities

MODERATORS
Ken Batai
MARIA CARLO, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Emily Cheng
MEDHI MOLLAPOUR, PhD
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Professor of Urology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
SPEAKERS
Ken Batai
KEN BATAI, PhD
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Ken Batai
XIJUAN LIU
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Postdoctoral Fellow
Emily Cheng
ADAM METWALLI, MD
Howard University
Associate Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Faeze Saatchi
FAEZE SAATCHI, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Postdoctoral Fellow

session 2

Novel Pathways for Therapeutics Beyond Checkpoint Inhibitors

MODERATORS
NEERAJ AGARWAL, MD
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Senior Director of Clinical Research Innovation
TIAN ZHANG, MD
UT Southwestern
Assistant Professor of Medicine
SPEAKERS
Kathleen Mahoney
KATHLEEN MAHONEY, MD, PhD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Attending Physician of Medicine
Deyang Wu
WAYNE MARASCO, MD, PhD
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Medicine
Guang Peng
GUANG PENG, MD, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Associate Professor
Deyang Wu
HAIFENG YANG, PhD
Thomas Jefferson University
Assistant Professor

session 3

Rapid Abstract Presentations

MODERATORS
stephanie berg
STEPHANIE BERG, DO
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Instructor of Medicine
RANA MCKAY, MD
University of California, San Diego
Associate Professor of Medicine
SPEAKERS
Ken Batai
MARICE ALCANTARA, PhD
City of Hope National Medical Center
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ken Batai
ABHISHEK CHAKRABORTY, PhD
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Assistant Professor
Emily Cheng
KEVIN HAKIMI
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Medical Student
Ken Batai
TEJAS JAMMIHAL, MS
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Research Investigator
Ken Batai
LUIS MEZA, MD
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ken Batai
ANUPAMA REDDY, PhD
Vindhya Data Science
Data Scientist and COO
Ken Batai
CERISE TANG
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
PhD Student
Emily Cheng
NISHITA TRIPATHI, PhD
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Post Doctorate Fellow
Emily Cheng
QING ZHANG, PhD
UT Southwestern
Associate Professor

session 4

Clinical Trials in Progress

MODERATORS
Betsy Plimack
MARTIN VOSS, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Clinical Director, Genitourinary Medical Oncology Service
WESLEY YIP, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Clinical Fellow
SPEAKERS
KATY BECKERMANN, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Brad McGregor
BRADLEY MCGREGOR, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Clinical Director, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology
RANA MCKAY, MD
University of California, San Diego
Associate Professor of Medicine
PRAFUL RAVI, MB, BChir, MRCP
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Medical Oncologist

special session 5

Breaking Barriers to Trial Enrollment

MODERATOR
MICHAEL B ATKINS, MD
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
SPEAKERS
CHANA WEINSTOCK, MD

FDA Oncology Center of Excellence
Team Lead, GU Cancers Team

Jose Ricardo Perez, MD

Exelixis
VP, GU Portfolio, Medical Affairs

S. Hariharan, MD, FACP

Pfizer
Global Medical Affairs

RICK BANGS

SWOG Cancer Research Network
Chair, Patient Advocate Committee

session 6

Clinical and Scientific Updates in Kidney Cancer

MODERATOR
TONI CHOUEIRI, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Director, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology
SPEAKERS
LAURENCE ALBIGES, MD, PhD
Institute Gustave-Roussy
Urology Committee Chairman
RANA MCKAY, MD
University of California, San Diego
Associate Professor of Medicine
SUMANTA PAL, MD
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Thomas Powles
TOM POWLES, MBBS, MRCP, MD
Barts Cancer Centre
Director, Barts Cancer Centre
Betsy Plimack
BRIAN RINI, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Chief of Medical Trials
Betsy Plimack
MARTIN VOSS, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Clinical Director, Genitourinary Medical Oncology Service

session 7

Immunotherapy Advances and Research

MODERATORS
HANS HAMMERS, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology
David Braun
ARI HAKIMI, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Associate Professor
SPEAKERS
Andrew Sewell
ESRA AKBAY, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
David Braun
SIDI CHEN, PhD
Yale University
Assistant Professor
Andrew Sewell
ANDREW SEWELL, PhD
Cardiff University
Professor, Division of Infection and Immunity

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Hootie Warren
EDUS WARREN, MD, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Professor, Program in Immunotherapy

session 8

Oral Abstract Presentations

MODERATORS
Pedro Barata
PEDRO BARATA, MD, MSc
Tulane University
Assistant Professor of Medicine
RANA MCKAY, MD
University of California, San Diego
Associate Professor of Medicine
SPEAKERS
MEHMET BILEN, MD
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Director, Genitourinary Medical Oncology Program
REGINA BARRAGAN CARRILLO, MD
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán
Chief Oncology Fellow
CHRIS LABAKI, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
JUSTINE PANIAN
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Medical Student
RENEE MARIA SALIBY, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Visiting Scientist
SRINIVAS VISWANATHAN, MD, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School