The Austrian Academy of Sciences, Festive Hall, Vienna, Austria
“Cancer Vaccines: Can We Cure Only Mice?”
Current Clinical and Laboratory Advances in
Cancer Vaccine and Immunotherapies
Free Registration & Admission
The 5TH "INTERNATIONAL CANCER VACCINE SYMPOSIUM” in Vienna, Austria to be held 12-14 April 2007, will be a completely scientific and educational symposium directed to understanding cancer vaccines and their role and use. It is jointly sponsored by the Austrian Academy of Sciences and Hasumi International Research Foundation (HIRF), a non-profit organization conducting and supporting research in cancer vaccines.
The Symposium topics will include current and future vaccine strategies, tumor surveillance, tolerance, a careful look at the types of antigens, types of vaccines
(i.e., peptides, vectors, whole cell, and cellular fragments), novel cancer vaccine adjuvants, delivery systems and the latest in cancer vaccine clinical trials in most major cancer types as well as how cancer vaccine clinical trials are monitored and evaluated.
The Symposium will be addressed to physicians and allied professions concerned with advancing cancer vaccines and immunotherapeutics. The Symposium is designed to provide a clear understanding of the current state-of-the art, perspectives and highlights of current and planned clinical trials.
James P. Allison (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA), Jacques Banchereau (Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, USA), Jay A. Berzofsky (National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA), Thomas Blankenstein (Charite Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany), Pierre Coulie (Universite de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium) Veronika Groh-Spies (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA), Kenichiro Hasumi (Hasumi International Research Foundation, USA), Erika Jensen-Jarolim (Medical University of Vienna, Austria), Reinhard Kirnbauer (Medical University of Vienna, Austria), Dean L. Mann (University of Maryland Baltimore, USA), Cornelis J.M. Melief (University Hospital Leiden, Netherlands), Karolina Palucka (Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, USA), Ralph A. Reisfeld (The Scripps Research Institute, USA), Pedro Romero (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland), Gerold Schuler (University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany), Ralph M. Steinman (Rockefeller University, USA), Georg Stingl (Medical University of Vienna, Austria), Guido Tricot (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA), Johannes W. Vieweg (University of Florida, USA), Hermann Wagner (Technical University Munich, Germany), Stephan N. Wagner (Medical University of Vienna, Austria), Thomas A. Waldmann (National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA), Rong-Fu Wang (Baylor College of Medicine, USA), Jeffrey S. Weber (USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Institute, USA), Hans Wigzell (Karolinska Institute, Sweden), Laurence Zitvogel (Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France), Weiping Zou (University of Michigan, USA)

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Thursday 12 April 2007
16:00 Registration
17:00 Welcome
18:00 Keynote Lecture
19:00 Reception

Friday 13 April 2007
07:30 Registration
All Day Sessions
19:30 Evening Social

Saturday 14 April 2007
08:00 Registration
All Day Sessions

On-Line Registration

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The Austrian Academy of Sciences
“Festive Hall”

Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2
A-1010 Vienna, Austria
Tel: +43-1/51581-1234

Organized and Sponsored by
The Austrian Academy of Sciences
Hasumi International Research Foundation