2017 Gigi Shaw Arledge Conference on Pancreatic Disease

Meeting Location

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
Myrna L. Daniels Auditorium
173 Fort Washington Avenue, First Floor
New York, NY 10032
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This conference will focus on pancreatic cancer research from basic, translational, clinical and epidemiological perspectives featuring distinguished guest lecturers and leaders in the field of pancreatic diseases.

Program Co-Directors

Paul E. Oberstein, MD
Kenneth P. Olive, PhD

Keynote Speaker

Ronald A. DePinho, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Other Guest Speakers

Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD
NYU School of Medicine

Douglas T. Fearon, FRS, FMedSci
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Weill Cornell Medicine
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
University of Cambridge

Costas A. Lyssiotis, PhD
University of Michigan Medical School

Florencia McAllister, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Eileen M. O'Reilly, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Vincent J. Picozzi, Jr., MD
Virginia Mason

Jen Jen Yeh, MD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Sessions will Include

Clinical and Epidemiological Research

  • Pancreatic Cancer Genomics
  • Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Pancreatic Cancer Immunotherapy

Translational Research

  • Pancreatic Cancer Translational Research

Basic Research

  • Metabolism
  • Pancreatic Cancer Development and Basic Biology
  • Mouse Models of Pancreatic Cancer


NYP = NewYork-Presbyterian
CUMC = Columbia University Medical Center (including ColumbiaDoctors)
WCM = Weill Cornell Medicine

NYP/CUMC/WCM & Affiliate Clinicians: FREE
Non-NYP/CUMC/WCM Physicians: $175
Non-NYP/CUMC/WCM Researchers, Clinical Staff & Medical Students: $75
Fellows, Residents & Students: FREE

Travel Information


Take the 1 or A or C lines to 168th Street — Washington Heights/Broadway.


Parking is available at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center parking garage, located on the southwest corner of Fort Washington Avenue and West 165th Street. Parking fee is NOT included with registration.

Valet Parking

Valet parking is available at the entrance of the Milstein Hospital Building located at 177 Fort Washington Avenue.

Educational Grant/Exhibit Support Interest

If you are interested in supporting this medical education program with an educational grant and/or an exhibit, please contact:
Christine Rein
Medical Education Liaison
Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Surgery, CME Office
Phone: 212.304.7814
E-mail: cmr2146@cumc.columbia.edu

Downloadable Information for Participating Vendors

Please note: A completed floor plan will be distributed on-site and available at the general registration desk upon arrival. Staff will assist in directing you to your exhibit area.

Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Surgery, CME Office

400 Kelby Street, Floor 9, Fort Lee, NJ 07024
Phone: 212.304.7817
Email: info@columbiasurgery.org

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