Eradicate Cancer 2018March 15 - 17, 2018 Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Preliminary Program

Eradicate Cancer 2018:  can advanced Immunotherapy make it possible?

Melbourne, Australia

March 15 -17th, 2018.

Vic Government Representative – Minister of Health (TBC)



  • CAR-T cells
  • CAR - non-T Cells
  • Checkpoint blockade inhibitors
  • Viral transduction for clinical applications
  • Gene Editing – CRISPR, Sleeping Beauty, PiggyBac, Talens, ZFNs
  • Neo antigen discovery
  • TCR’s targeting cancer
  • Dendritic cells /vaccines
  • Cytokine induced killer cells
  • Antibody-based therapies
  • Immune reconstitution
  • “off the shelf” allogeneic anti cancer T cells
    • Generation of anti-cancer T cells from stem cells, iPSC
    • Gene edited donor cells
    • Manufacturing immune cells for clinical use: in vitro scale up for in vivo expansion
    • Industry perspective of developing immune therapies
    • Regulatory requirements
    • Public Forum: patient Advocacy; philanthropy


  • Final session: Round Table Summit – if money wasn’t a problem
    • “What would we do, how would we do it, how would it be delivered”



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