December, 08. 2016 – 10.12.2016

32nd Ernst Klenk Symposium in Molecular Medicine

Precision oncology: Translating basic discoveries into patient survival

 It gives us a great pleasure to announce the 32ndErnst Klenk Symposium in Molecular Medicine 2016 of the Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC) on "Precision oncology: Translating basic discoveries into patient survival"

Save the date: Dec. 08 - 10, 2016

Charles Swanton - The Francis Crick Institute, London (UK) Scientific Coordinator and honorary key note speaker of the traditional Ernst Klenk Lecture on Friday, Dec. 09, 2016

We are honored to announce that Charles Swanton was substantially involved in the scientific coordination of the program jointly with Christian Reinhardt and Roman Thomas. Thanking his outstanding engagement we are able to present an excellent cutting-edge program with leading international experts who will share and discuss the latest advances in the fields of precision oncology.

Invited guest speakers
Session I: Discovering basic principles of actionable genomic aberrations in cancer/tumor evolution/acquired resistance Mathew Garnett - Cambridge, US - Stefan Pfister - Heidelberg, DE - Neal Rosen - New York, US - William R Sellers - Cambridge, US - Jeffrey A Sosman - Nashville, US - Louis M Staudt - Bethesda, US
Session II: Using mouse models as preclinical avatars for the development of precision cancer medicine Anton Berns - Amsterdam, NL - Scott W Lowe - New York, US - Pier P Pandolfi - Boston, US  - Julien Sage - Stanford, US - Dieter Saur - Munich, DE - Kwok K Wong - Boston, US

 Session III: Novel approaches for targeted intervention in solid tumors, lymphomas and leukemias Enriqueta Felip - Barcelona, ES - John G Gribben - London, UK - Richard Marais - Manchester, UK - Matthew L Meyerson - Boston, US - Tony SK Mok - HongKong, HK - Clemens A Schmitt, Berlin, DE
Session IV: Immune checkpoint blockade as a novel therapeutic approach Gordon J Freeman - Boston, US - William Pao - Basel, CH - Sergio A Quezeda - London, UK - Dirk Schadendorf - Essen, DE - Thomas Tüting - Magdeburg, DE - E John Werry - Philadelphia, US

 Registration and participation is free of charge!

 For information about sponsoring options,please contact Prof. C. Reinhardt or Prof. R. Thomas.

 Cologne Scientific Organization Klenk Symposium Committee 2016 Christian Reinhardt - Roman Thomas (chairs) Reinhard Büttner - Michal-Ruth Schweiger - Michael Hallek - Wilhelm Stoffel - Debora Grosskopf-Kroiher (Organization) - Thomas Benzing
Organization Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC) - University of Cologne in association with

Center for Integrated Oncology KFO 286 CRC 829CRC 670Dept. of Translational Genomics e:Med Systems Medicine LungCancerGroupColognesybacol ITN CodeAgeCECAD CologneCologne Center for GenomicsDept. for Pathology • Dept. I for Internal Medicine • Clinical Trials Centre Cologne (ZKS Köln) • University Hospital CologneEMTRAINORPHEUSBioRiver - Life Science im Rheinland e.V.
The CMMC organizer thanks the Cologne Convention Bureau for their excellent support. Further information: