Grand Rounds 2017.03.07

Speaker: Natasha Kekre, MD, MPH, FRCPC, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, The Ottawa Hospital, Associate Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa

Chimeric antigen receptor T cells (CAR-T cells): new hope for cancer patients

Educational Objectives:

1) Review what CAR-T cells are and how they are made

2) Review existing literature for CAR-T cells in cancer therapeutics

3) Briefly describe n Ottawa-driven initiative to bring CAR-T cells to Canada

THE OTTAWA HOSPITAL- General Auditorium

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

  • 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

(Video-linked to the Civic Bickell Room, Riverside Amphitheatre, Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital 320Y)

Note:  This Grand Rounds presentation will be webcasted live only.

The Ottawa Hospital Medical Grand Rounds is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Ottawa. Phone no. for OTN participants during question period is 613-798-5555 x 78900.

Breakfast will be provided.

THANK YOU- Dept. of Medicine Education Fund