Center for Cell Engineering Ninth Annual Retreat


1.30 – 3.00 pm

Moderator: Joseph C. Sun, PhD                                                                                                               

Harnessing NK effects in vivo against solid and hematologic cancers
Katharine C. Hsu, MD, PhD
Attending Physician and Member, Department of Medicine
Member, Center for Cell Engineering and Joint Appointee, Immunology Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Novel Ways to Activate and Target NK cells to Treat Cancer
Jeffrey Miller, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation
Deputy Director, Masonic Cancer Center
University of Minnesota


3.30 – 5.00PM

Moderator: Michel Sadelain, MD, PhD

Genetically engineered cord blood NK cells as an off-the-shelf source of immunotherapy for cancer
Katy Rezvani, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation
Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

NK cell therapies derived from human pluripotent stem cells
Dan S. Kaufman, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Director of Cell Therapy Program
University of California, San Diego

Date & Time(s)


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Rockefeller Research Laboratories
430 East 67th Street
Room RRL-116
New York, NY 10065