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2014 Focus Meeting – Summary

February 21, 2014

Chair: Dr. Clark Chen, MD, PhD, University of California San Diego   In the most recent Forbeck retreat, the topic of exosomes surfaced in presentation by scholars of different generation. To me, this was impressive since scholars are selected based on a wide spectrum of interests. It was the reason behind the surprising finding that

2012 Focus Meeting – Summary

March 1, 2012

Passing the Blood Brain Barriers to Improve Drug Delivery to Tumors in the Central Nervous System Oren Becher, MD, Duke University Robert Wechsler-Reya, PhD, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute February 23rd – 26th, 2012 Santa Monica, CA Participants Gerry Grant, MD, Duke University, Durham, NC Damir Janigro, PhD, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, Ohio Aaron J. Johnson,

2011 Forbeck Focus Meeting

March 7, 2011

William Guy Forbeck Research Foundation  Focus Award Meeting Summary  2011 Forbeck Focus Meeting  International Meeting on Childhood Germ Cell Tumors: Origins, Models and New Treatment Paradigms  Organizers:  James Amatruda, MD, Ph.D. (2003 Forbeck Scholar)  Lindsay Frazier, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston  Held: March 5th-7th, 2011, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Focus: Germ cell tumors (GCTs)

2004 Forbeck Focus Meeting: Fertility and Reproductive Issues in Survivors of Childhood Cancer

October 3, 2004

William Guy Forbeck Research Foundation  Focus Award Meeting Summary  2004 Forbeck Focus Meeting: Fertility and Reproductive Issues in Survivors of Childhood Cancer  Organizer: Charles Sklar, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center  Held: September 30 – October 3, 2004, Cape Cod, MA Focus: Advances in the treatment of childhood cancer, including combination chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgery, and

2003 Forbeck Focus Meeting: The New Biology of Enigmatic Neuroblastoma and Relevant Treatment Strategies

March 23, 2003

William Guy Forbeck Research Foundation  Focus Award Meeting Summary  2003 Forbeck Focus Meeting: The New Biology of Enigmatic Neuroblastoma and Relevant Treatment Strategies  Organizer: Moritz M. Zeigler, MD, Children’s Hospital, Boston  Held: March 22 – 23, 2003, Westin Copley Place Hotel, Boston, MA Focus: Neuroblastoma remains the most frequent solid abdominal and thoracic malignancy of