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Cancer Moonshot

Cancer Moonshot

Cancer Moonshot Report Release Event

The White House

Monday, October 17, 2016 3:00 – 5:30 PM

Watch Live! Starting at 3:00 pm EST, watch the Vice President’s remarks and the full Cancer Moonshot Report release event

Read the full Cancer Moonshot Report


3:00 PM Welcome Remarks

Ellen Sigal, PhD, Chairperson and Founder, Friends of Cancer Research

3:10 PM Introduction of Dr. Biden

Lynne O’Brien, JD, Policy Analyst, White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force

3:15 PM Introductory Remarks

Vice President Joseph Biden and Dr. Jill Biden

3:50 PM Federal Progress and the Way Forward: Cancer Moonshot Task Force

Greg Simon, JD, Executive Director, White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force

3:55 PM Setting a Scientific Vision: Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel

Elizabeth Jaffee, MD, Co-Chair, Blue Ribbon Panel; Deputy Director, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

4:00 PM Building Momentum: Efforts to Catalyze Success

Carla Tardif, CEO, Family Research; John Damonti, President, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation ;Carol Brown, MD, Director, Office of Diversity Programs, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Howard Scher, MD, Principal Investigator and Chairman, Scientific Oversight Committee Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium, Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program

4:25 PM Uniting the Cancer Enterprise

Moderator: Don Graves, Deputy Assistant to the President and Counselor to Vice President; Biden Amy Abernethy, MD, Chief Medical Officer/Chief Scientific Officer, Flatiron Health; Bonnie Addario, Chairperson and Founder, Lung Cancer Foundation; Jennie Crews, MD, President, Association of Community Cancer Centers; Levi Garraway, MD/PhD, Director of the Center for Cancer Precision Medicine, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Broad Institute; Bahija Jallal, PhD, Executive Vice President, AstraZeneca and Head of MedImmune; Scott Manalis, PhD, Professor of Biological Engineering, Koch Institute of Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

5:05 PM Closing Remarks

Greg Simon, JD, Executive Director, White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force