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SAPA-DC 2017 Scientific Symposium

Challenges and Opportunities of Immunotherapy against Cancer and Infectious Diseases


SAPA-DC is excited to announce and invite you to attend our annual scientific symposium on April 1st, 2017 at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. The symposium is bringing together perspectives from experts in the biopharmaceutical industry, research institutions, oncology clinical practice and regulatory policy making. This is an excellent opportunity to explore the industry and build your own connections as the symposium will attract 200+ pharmaceutical professionals and researchers from MD, PA and NJ.


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Our distinguished speakers include:


  • Ezio Bonvini, MD, Senior VP of Research and CSO, MacroGenics Inc

  • Matthew J. Bottomley, PhD, Function Head, Vaccine Design and Characterization, Preclinical R&D-US, GlaxoSmithKline

  • Xianhua (Walt) Cao, PhD, Senior Clinical Pharmacology Reviewer, Office of Clinical Pharmacology, FDA

  • Matthew Chervenak, Founder and General Partner, Sunwater Capital

  • Richard W. Childs, MD, Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Transplantation Immunotherapy, Clinical Director of NHLBI, NIH

  • Brad E. Fackler, MBA, Senior Director, Office of BioHealth and Life Science, State of Maryland Department of Commerce

  • Hanping Feng, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine

  • Xin Li, Counselor, Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the United States of America

  • John Mumm, PhD, Director of R&D, Oncology Department, MedImmune

  • Henry C. Stevenson-Perez, MD, Physician and Senior Research Investigator, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, US Department of Defense

  • Jun Wang, PhD, Vice President of Discovery Biology, Shanghai Medicilon Inc

  • Hui Zhang, PhD, Professor of Pathology, Director of Mass Spectrometry Core Facility, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


The symposium will cover the following topics:

  • Adoptive Cellular Therapy

  • Biomarker Discovery for Immunotherapy

  • Therapeutic Inhibition of Immune Checkpoints

  • Vaccine Design and Immunotherapy in Infectious Diseases

  • Clinical Practice in Cancer Treatment

  • Regulatory Challenges in a Rapidly Changing Landscape


We will discuss the trend of immunotherapy in terms of scientific breakthroughs, development of immunotherapy in the biopharma industry, the demand and unmet needs from the patients’ and physicians’ viewpoints, the challenges and opportunities from the regulatory perspective, and you can always ask your own questions.

Full event agenda and speaker bios are coming up soon. Reserve a spot and REGISTER NOW!



AACRDC科学研讨会华人参会人员晚宴联谊:请点击这里注册


*Free on site event parking and lunch included


Feel free to contact us at info.sapadc@gmail.com and follow the WeChat official SAPA account





SAPA-DC 2017 科学研讨会

---免疫疗法对抗癌症及传染病: 机遇与挑战


美中药协大华府/巴尔的摩分会(SAPA-DC)将于2017年4月1日在美国马里兰州Rockville举办免疫疗法主题年度科学研讨会。本次大会将齐聚生物制药、科学研究、医药临床实践和政策监管等多个领域的专家学者,还有来自一线的美国临床医生+研究人员+癌症患者团队现场讲述最前沿的癌症免疫疗法如何深刻影响着他们的工作和生活,以及近两百位从马里兰、宾州、新泽西和中国国内前来参会的医药行业人士和学生学者。当晚还有面向AACR(美国癌症研究学会年会)及SAPA-DC科学研讨会参会华人的晚宴联谊活动,我们期待大家的到来!


时间:2017年4月1日(星期六),美东时间8:45 am – 4:30 pm,(check-in于8点开始)

地点:Johns Hopkins University—Montgomery Campus

            Gilchrist Hall

            9601 Medical Center Dr

            Rockville, MD 20850, USA


会议详情及注册链接:tiny.cc/2017DC

或扫描以下二维码进入链接



晚宴注册链接:tiny.cc/dinner0401


精彩议题

  • Adoptive Cellular Therapy

  • Biomarker Discovery for Immunotherapy

  • Therapeutic Inhibition of Immune Checkpoints

  • Vaccine Design and Immunotherapy in Infectious Diseases

  • Clinical Practice in Cancer Treatment

  • Regulatory Challenges in a Rapidly Changing Landscape


本次研讨会演讲嘉宾阵容强大,包括约翰霍普金斯大学,马里兰大学和美国国立卫生研究院 (NIH) 的领军教授,跨国药企巨头及本地生物技术公司的研发主管和总裁,FDA新药评审专员以及从事癌症治疗多年的美国临床医生团队等等,是难得的学术交流和networking机会。



本次会议赞助机构包括Medicilon (美迪西生物医药), Credit Pharma, Vesta Investment, Sunwater Capital, Bioline 和 Biocytogen (百奥赛图), 并且得到了马里兰州商务部,药智网,华府网以及华盛顿DC和马里兰周边多家大学的中国学生学者联合会的支持。目前大会仍在积极寻求商务赞助及个人赞助,赞助商福利包括会议展台、会议手册宣传页等。SAPA-DC是501(c)(3)非盈利组织,您对我们的赞助在美国为tax deductible 支出。有意者请联系Ruby Gao: rgao.sapa@gmail.com


席位有限,我们与您4月1日Rockville见!











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