MACS® Immuno-Oncology Days

New frontiers in cancer immunotherapy 
Turin, Italy

New frontiers in cancer immunotherapy

Friday, July 5, 2019 
09:00 a.m.–06:00 p.m. 

Aula Magna “Giovanni Agnelli”– Politecnico di Torino 
Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24 


09:00 a.m.Welcome addresses
Carlo Levi, Francesco Profumo, Ruggero De Maria, Giuseppe Basso 
 Morning session
New mechanistic basis for cancer immunotherapy
Chairs: Andrea Pagnani (PoliTo, IIGM), Francesca Di Rosa (Institute of Molecular Biology 
and Pathology, CNR, Rome) 
09:30 a.m.Innate immunity, inflammation, and cancer: double-edged swords
Alberto Mantovani, Humanitas, Rozzano
10:00 a.m.NK cell-mediated cancer immunochemotherapy
Angela Santoni, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome
10:30 a.m.NK cells in the therapy of acute, high-risk leukemia: KIR/HLA-I mismatch and more
Lorenzo Moretta, OPBG, Rome
11:00 a.m.Coffee break
11:30 a.m.Epigenetic immune remodelling to improve the efficacy of checkpoints-based cancer therapy
Michele Maio, CIO, Siena
12:00 p.m.Epigenetic and transcriptional control during CD8+ T cell fate commitment
Luigia Pace, IIGM, Turin
12:30 p.m.Antibody evolution in the presence or absence of clonal selection
Antonio Lanzavecchia, IRB, Bellinzona01:00 p.m.
01:00 p.m.Lunch
 Afternoon session I
Tumor immune surveillance and microenvironment
Chairs: Franco Novelli (UniTo), Enzo Medico (UniTo, IRCCS Candiolo)
02:15 p.m.Tumor immunosurveillance and immunotherapy by lipid-specific T cells
Paolo Dellabona, HSR, Milan
02:45 p.m.Comprehensive analysis of tumor microenvironment from limited patient samples
Cesar Evaristo, Miltenyi Biotec, R&D, Germany
03:15 p.m.Cancer secretome unveils the secrets of immunosuppression in tumor microenvironment  Vincenzo Barnaba, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome
03:45 p.m.Coffee break 
 Afternoon session II
Programming immune cells for immunotherapy
Chairs: Franca Fagioli (UniTo), Dario Sangiolo (UniTO, Candiolo IRCCS)
04:05 p.m.T lymphocyte diversity: matching specificity and function 
Federica Sallusto, IRB, Bellinzona
04:35 p.m.CAR T cell therapy: from bench to bedside and beyond 
Concetta Quintarelli, OPBG, Rome
05:05 p.m.Microbiota and cancer treatment 
Maria Rescigno, Humanitas, Rozzano
05:35 p.m.Closing remarks

Attendance is free of charge. 

Please register online here or call 051 6460420 by June 28, 2019.