Prasad Adusumilli | Deputy Chief, Thoracic Surgery, Vice Chair, Department Of Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Prasad Adusumilli, Deputy Chief, Thoracic Surgery, Vice Chair, Department Of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

My research focuses on tumor immunology, chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, and combination immunotherapy for solid tumors. Over the years, our research has yielded mechanistic data that has been translated to CAR T-cell and combination immunotherapy clinical trials for patients with lung cancer, mesothelioma, and breast cancer. Our laboratory research has been funded by >70 grant awards resulting in >200 publications. In addition to serving on medical journal editorial boards, I am the Deputy Editor for Molecular Therapy Oncolytics.


Day 1: Wednesday 19th May 2021 - Cell Therapy @ 13:30

CAR T-cell combination immunotherapy for solid tumors

·Discuss preclinical strategies for combination immunotherapy with CAR T cells·Highlight ongoing clinical trials of combination immunotherapy·Outline next-gen combination therapy strategies

Day 3: Friday 21st May 2021 - Commercialisation, Pricing & Access @ 17:00

Workshop: Bedside delivery of cell therapy nursing perspective

·Screening patients·Infusion related issues and how to avoid them·Avoiding neurotoxicity·Monitoring after cell infusion·How to spot signs of complications·Finding the right medication·Working with other departments
last published: 10/May/21 08:45 GMT

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