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Friends of Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2018

November 13, 2018
9:00AM - 5:00PM
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C.
1150 22nd Street, NW

Thank you to all that attended! We look forward to seeing everyone next year. As panel slides and white papers are finalized, we will make them available here.
Check back soon for a recap on our Engaging Innovation blog. 

 

Panel 1 Slides - Panel 1 White Paper

Panel 2 Slides - Panel 2 White Paper

Panel 3 Slides - Panel 3 White Paper

 

Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) is proud to host our Annual Meeting to address critical issues in the development of new oncology drugs. This meeting brings together leaders in cancer drug development, federal health and regulatory agencies, academic research, the private sector, and patient advocates for focused discussions on key issues surrounding the development and regulation of cancer drugs and therapies. This year's meeting features panels and experts that will propose unique approaches toward the following vital topics in drug development:

 

  • Identifying and Establishing the Role of Circulating Tumor DNA in Cancer Drug Development
  • Augmenting Randomized Confirmatory Trials for Breakthrough Therapies with Historical Clinical Trials Data
  • Real-time Oncology Review: Streamlining Data Submissions and Ensuring Data Quality

 

For more information or to RSVP, click the registration link above or contact Heather Chaney at hchaney@focr.org or (202) 944-6719. Scroll through below to see the current draft agenda.


The Friends Annual Meeting will be followed by Biopharma Congress IV on Wednesday, November 14th, at the Ritz-Carlton. Registrants to the Friends Annual Meeting will have the option to register for both meetings through the register link above.

 

Final Agenda

 

9:00 AM – Registration and Breakfast

 

9:30 AM – Welcome

  • Ellen Sigal, Chairperson & Founder, Friends of Cancer Research
  • Jeff Allen, President & CEO, Friends of Cancer Research

 

9:35 AM – Breakfast Keynote

  • Anna Abram, Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning, Legislation and Analysis, U.S. FDA


10:00 AM – Panel 1: Augmenting Randomized Confirmatory Trials for Breakthrough Therapies with Historical Clinical Trials Data


Moderator: Elizabeth Stuart, Johns Hopkins University


Presentations:

  • Landscape analysis and topic introduction: Elizabeth Stuart, Johns Hopkins University
  • Case study 1: Ruthanna Davi, Medidata
  • Case study 2: Pallavi Mishra-Kalyani, Mathematical Statistician, U.S. FDA


Panelists:

  • Andrea Ferris, LUNGevity Foundation
  • Antoine Yver, Daiichi Sankyo
  • Joohee Sul, U.S. FDA
  • Pallavi Mishra-Kalyani, Mathematical Statistician, U.S. FDA
  • Rajeshwari Sridhara, U.S. FDA
  • Ruthanna Davi, Medidata Solutions

 

11:45 AM – Lunch

 

12:30 PM – Lunch Conversation with the Oncology Center of Excellence (OCE)

 

Moderator: Rick Pazdur, Director, OCE, U.S. FDA

  • Gideon Blumenthal, U.S. FDA
  • Amy McKee, U.S. FDA


1:15 PM – Panel 2: Identifying and Establishing the Role of Circulating Tumor DNA in Cancer Drug Development

 

Moderator: Geoffrey Oxnard, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

 

Panelists:

  • Darya Chudova, Guardant
  • David Shames, Genentech
  • Jamie Holloway, Patient Advocate
  • Jean-Charles Soria, AstraZeneca/MedImmune
  • Julia Beaver, U.S. FDA
  • Reena Philip, U.S. FDA

 

3:00 PM – Break

 

3:15 PM - Afternoon Keynote

  • Janet Woodcock, Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. FDA


3:25 PM – Panel 3: Real-time Oncology Review: Streamlining Data Submissions and Ensuring Data Quality

Moderator: Michael McCaughan, Prevision Policy

 

Presentation:
RTOR Pilot and Case Studies: Qi Liu, U.S. FDA (10 minutes)

 

Panelists:

  • Giuseppe Randazzo, U.S. FDA
  • Jennifer Gao, U.S. FDA
  • Jiten Rana, Novartis
  • Jonathan Cheng, Merck
  • Karen Jones, Genentech
  • Katherine Couvillon, Patient Advocate

 

5:00 PM – Closing Remarks

  • Jeff Allen, Friends of Cancer Research

 

RECEPTION TO FOLLOW

Date: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 -
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