The Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine 2014 Program

Ross Prize 2014: Program
Monday June 9, 2014
The New York Academy of Sciences
7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor
New York, NY 10007-2157

10:00 AM Registration and Refreshments

10:45 AM  Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Kevin J. Tracey, MD, President, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Jack and Robin Ross, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Board of Directors
Siobhan Gregg, PhD, Program Manager, Life Sciences, The New York Academy of Sciences

SESSION I: 2014 Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine Presentation

11:15 AM  2014 Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine Announcement & Presentation
Peter K. Gregersen, MD, Ross Prize Committee, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

11:30 AM  2014 Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine Acceptance
John J. O'Shea, MD, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

11:45 AM  Luncheon

SESSION II: 2014 Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine Lectures

1:00 PM    
Cytokine Signaling: from Jakinibs to Superenhancers
John J. O'Shea, MD, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

1:30 PM    Targeting Immune Checkpoints in Cancer Therapy: New Insights and Opportunities
James P. Allison, PhD, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

2:00 PM    Therapeutic Targeting of Oncogenic Signaling in Lymphoma
Louis M. Staudt, MD, PhD, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

2:30 PM   Blocking IL-1beta or IL-1alpha in a Broad Spectrum of Inflammatory Diseases
Charles A. Dinarello, MD, University of Colorado at Denver

3:00 PM    Closing Remarks, Kevin J. Tracey, MD, President, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

3:15 PM    Adjourn