Comis Symposium โ€“ Spring 2022


Robert L. Comis, MD Translational Science Symposium
Big Data โ€“ Real World Data (RWD)
May 4, 2022
Chicago, IL

This symposium is named for the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Groupโ€™s late Group Co-Chair Robert L. Comis, MD (pictured at left). The potential of translational science to advance cancer diagnosis, prevention, and treatment was a guiding passion for Dr. Comis, and the symposium honors him in this way. Learn more about Dr. Comis here.


WELCOME

Peter J. Oโ€™Dwyer, MD and Mitchell D. Schnall, MD, PhD
ECOG-ACRIN Group Co-Chairs, University of Pennsylvania

SPEAKERS AND PANEL INTRODUCTION

Clifford S. Goodman, PhD
Lewin Group

REAL WORLD EVIDENCE REVIEW

Al B. Benson, III, MD
ECOG-ACRIN Vice Chair, Northwestern University

DATA

Building Longitudinal Registries of the Future
Nathan C. Nussbaum, MD
Verily Life Sciences

REGULATORY/METHODOLOGY

Clinical Evidence Generation: An OCE (Oncology Center of Excellence) Perspective
Donna R. Rivera, PharmD, MS
Food and Drug Administration

PAYER

Using Real World Evidence to Make Decisions: A Health Plan Perspective
Jennifer L. Malin, MD, PhD
Optum Health Solutions

PHARMA

Real World Data in Drug Development and Approval: How Useful Is It and How Useful Can It Be?
Mace L. Rothenberg, MD
Independent Board Member, Tango Therapeutics, Surrozen, and Aulos Bioscience

PANEL DISCUSSION

Otis W. Brawley, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Joel Saltz, MD, PhD
Stony Brook University

Download the printed program to read speaker bios.

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