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ImmunoPET- an Advanced Companion to MRD Testing
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Minimal Residual Disease (MRD)
event Apr 26, 2023 / 01:00PM - 02:00PM EDT

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Event Description

Dr. Ola Landgren, one of the top myeloma specialists in the world, joins us to share with us his innovative ImmunoPET technology and initial results. He will also give information of how to share how to enroll yourself into this groundbreaking trial for multiple myeloma monitoring. Come with your questions and ready to learn!

Schedule & Agenda

The panelist Audrey Burton-Bethke
Introductions
1:00 PM
Audrey Burton-Bethke

Audrey introduces the agenda of the event and featured speaker Dr. Ola Landgren.

The panelist C. Ola Landgren, MD, PhD
Presentation
1:05 PM
C. Ola Landgren, MD, PhD

Dr. Ola Landgren shares about his innovative ImmunoPET technology and initial results.

 

 

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Questions and Answers
1:35 PM
Audience

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Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Audrey Burton-Bethke
Audrey Burton-Bethke

Audrey joined the HealthTree Foundation as the Myeloma Community Program Director in 2020. While not knowing much about myeloma at the start, she has since worked hard to educate herself, empathize and learn from others' experiences. She loves this job. Audrey is passionate about serving others, loves learning, and enjoys a nice mug of hot chocolate no matter the weather.

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The panelist C. Ola Landgren, MD, PhD
C. Ola Landgren, MD, PhD

C. Ola Landgren, MD, PhD, is Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Myeloma Program, and Leader of the Experimental Program at the University of Miami Sylvester Cancer Center. Read more about his move to Miami here. Dr. Landgren is a pioneer in the drug development and minimal residual disease (MRD) testing in myeloma. In collaboration with colleagues throughout the world, he develops new strategies (including cell-based, molecular-based, and imaging-based) and continues to be a leader of using advanced MRD testing in clinical trials. He is involved in the service’s rational treatment program (small molecule, monoclonal antibody, immune-based) for newly diagnosed, relapsed and refractory myeloma and amyloidosis patients. His research focuses on early drug development, advanced disease monitoring by new minimal residual disease (MRD) assays and biomarkers, and immune-PET to monitor treatment. He also studies mechanism and markers of progression from MGUS/smoldering myeloma to symptomatic multiple myeloma, and the identification of high-risk precursor patients who may be candidates for early treatment. Prior to joining Miami, Dr. Landgren was the Chief Attending Physician of the Myeloma Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering and Professor of Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City and Chief of the Multiple Myeloma Section of the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Landgren received his MD at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden; and he has had fellowships at Karolinska University Hospital and the National Cancer Institute. He is a frequent speaker at national and international meetings, and has published more than 400 peer-reviewed papers.

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