Early Detection Research Network

Final Agenda

General Session Virtual Meeting.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

EDRN Steering Committee Meeting (All Times EDT)

10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. EDT

Opening of June 2020 EDRN Steering Committee Meeting
Joshua LaBaer, M.D., Ph.D., Arizona State University/The Biodesign Institute

10:10 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. EDT

SC01: State of the EDRN
Sudhir Srivastava, Ph.D., M.P.H., National Cancer Institute

10:20 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. EDT SC02: EsoCheck and EsoGuard
Sanford Markowitz, M.D., Case Western Reserve University

10:35 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. EDT

Q&A

10:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT Collaborative Group Reports
10:40 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. EDT

SC03: Gastrointestinal and Other Cancers

  • Brian Haab, Ph.D., Van Andel Research Institute
  • Robert Schoen, M.D., M.P.H., University of Pittsburgh

10:55 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT

Q&A

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. EDT

SC04: Breast and Gynecological Cancers

  • Steven Skates, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Christopher Li, M.D., Ph.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

11:15 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. EDT

Q&A

11:20 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. EDT

SC05: Lung and Upper Aerodigestive Cancers

  • Pierre Massion, M.D., Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • James Herman, M.D., University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

11:35 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. EDT

Q&A

11:40 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. EDT

SC06: Prostate and Urological Cancers

  • O. John Semmes, Ph.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Martin Sanda, M.D., Emory University

11:55 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT

Q&A

12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m. EDT

Break

12:15 p.m. – 1:05 p.m. EDT

International Partnership on Novel Resources and Initiatives

Goal: Describe novel resources and initiatives relevant to EDRN.
Chair: Karen Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., Arizona State University/The Biodesign Institute

12:15 p.m. – 12:35 p.m. EDT

SC07: Evaluation and Discovery of Early Detection Markers in Large-scale Prospective Population Cohorts

Rudolf Kaaks, PhD., Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center

12:35 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. EDT

Q&A

12:40 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

SC08: Resources for Ovarian Cancer Discovery and Validation Studies

Renée Fortner, Ph.D., Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center

1:00 p.m. – 1:05 p.m. EDT

Q&A

1:05 p.m. – 1:25 p.m. EDT

Break

1:25 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. EDT

Universal Cancer Screening: Pros and Cons

Goal: The concept of universal cancer screening is gaining some traction. In this session we will explore opportunities and challenges related to this approach informed by the EDRN experience.
Chair: Arul Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan

1:25 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. EDT

SC09: A Case for Multi-Cancer Testing

Kenneth Kinzler, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

1:45 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. EDT

Q&A

1:50 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. EDT

SC10: Simultaneous Multi-Cancer Detection using a Cell-free Nucleic Acid Assay

Eric Fung, M.D., Ph.D. GRAIL

2:10 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. EDT

Q&A

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EDT

SC11: The Path to Multi-Cancer Screening

Kathryn Lang, M.D., Guardant Health

2:30 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. EDT

Q&A

2:35 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. EDT

SC12: Decoding the means to cancer’s end
Girish Putcha, M.D., Ph.D., Freenome

2:50 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. EDT

Q&A

2:55 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. EDT

Panel Discussion

  • Sanford Markowitz, M.D., Case Western Reserve University
  • Martin Sanda, M.D., Emory University
  • Samir Hanash, M.D., Ph.D., The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Joshua LaBaer, M.D., Ph.D., Arizona State University/The Biodesign Institute

3:15 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. EDT

Break

3:35 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. EDT

SC13: Biomarkers and BIG Data

Chair: Dan Crichton, M.S., NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Panel Discussion

  • Dan Crichton, M.S., NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Ziding Feng, Ph.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Steven Skates, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Zhen Zhang, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Paul Boutros, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
  • Matthew Schabath, Ph.D., H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Inc.

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