2008 Attendees

2008 Annual Scientific Meeting Attendees

Dr. David Agus

Research Director, Louis Warschaw Prostate Cancer Center

Director, Spielberg Family Center for Applied Proteomics

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Dr. Ken Aldape

Professor, Department of Pathology

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Panos Anastasiadis

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

Dr. Al Baldwin

Kenan Professor, Department of Biology

Associate Director, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Rita Berkson

Executive Director

The Goldhirsh Foundation

Dr. Darell Bigner

Director, Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Institute

Director, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Duke University Medical Center

Dr. Philippe Bishop

Vice President, Clinical Development, Avastin

Genentech

Dr. Keith Black

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

Director, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Jennifer Brusstar

President and Chief Executive Officer

Tug McGraw Foundation

Dr. Ken Buetow

Associate Director for Biomedical and Information Technology

National Cancer Institute

Jean Case

Co-Founder, Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure and Director, ABC2 Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer, The Case Foundation

Steve Case

Co-Founder, Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure and Chairman, ABC2 Board of Directors

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Revolution LLC

Dr. Susan Chang

Professor in Residence and Vice Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery

UCSF

Dr. Lynda Chin

Associate Professor, Department of Medical Oncology

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Tim Cloughesy

Clinical Professor and Director, Neuro-Oncology Program

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Dr. Charles Cobbs

Neurosurgeon and Basic Science Researcher

California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute

Maggie Cole

Maui, Hawaii

Dr. Francis Collins

Former Director and now Special Volunteer

National Human Genome Research Institute

Dr. Phil Cutter

Chair, Board of Directors

The Goldhirsh Foundation

Dr. Tom Davis

Senior Vice President of Clinical Development and Chief Medical Officer

Celldex Therapeutics

Dr. Lisa DeAngelis

Chair, Department of Neurology

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Erin Dunbar

Co-Director, Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy

University of Florida

Dr. Alan Ezrin

President and Chief Executive Officer

Bradmer Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Dr. Xing Fan

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery and Cell & Development Biology

University of Michigan Medical School

Dr. Howard Fine

Chief, Neuro-Oncology Branch

National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research and NINDS

Dr. Jane Fountain

Program Director, Extramural Research Program

NIH/NINDS

Dr. Richard Gilbertson

Co-Leader, Neurobiology and Brain Tumor Program

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Dr. Mark Gurney

Senior Vice President, Drug Discovery and Development

deCODE genetics, Inc.

Dr. Philip Gutin

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Doug Holladay

Director, ABC2 Board of Directors

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PathNorth

General Partner, Park Avenue Equity Partners

Dr. Leroy Hood

Founder and President

Institute for Systems Biology

Dr. Qihong Huang

Assistant Professor, Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis Program

Wistar Institute

Dr. David James

Professor of Neurological Surgery

UCSF

Arthur Klausner

Partner

Pappas Ventures

Dr. Sanjay Kumar

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering

University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Donald Lo

Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Director, Center for Drug Discovery

Duke University Medical Center

Dr. Mary Lovely

Associate Research Director and Medical Information Specialist

National Brain Tumor Society

Dr. Sandra Meech

Director, Clinical Development – Oncology

Pfizer Global Research and Development

Matt Megaro

President and Chief Executive Officer

QSR Holdings, Inc.

Dr. Tom Mikkelsen

Co-Director, Hermelin Brain Center

Henry Ford Hospital

Dr. Paul Mischel

Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Dr. Duane Mitchell

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Duke University Medical Center

Karen K. Morgan

Office of Stacey B. Case

San Francisco, California

Mark Newsome

President

beHeadStrong

Dr. Brad Ozenberger

Program Director, Technology Development

National Human Genome Institute, NIH

Dr. David Parkinson

President and Chief Executive Officer

Nodality, Inc.

Dr. Will Parsons

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine, and Assistant Professor (visiting), Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Dr. Kavita Patel

Deputy Staff Director

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

Nancy Pfund

Director, ABC2 Board of Directors

Managing Director, DBL Investors

Dr. Heidi Phillips

Senior Scientist, Genentech

Professor of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Dr. Surasak Phuphanich

Director, Neuro-Oncology in Department of Neurosurgery/Medicine (Neurology)

Johnnie Cochran Brain Tumor Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Dr. Russ Pieper

Professor in Residence and Vice Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery

UCSF

Larry Probst

Director, ABC2 Board of Directors

Chairman of Board of Directors, Electronic Arts

Dr. Jeffrey Raizer

Director, Medical Neuro-Oncology

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

John Reher

Managing Director

Brain Trust Accelerator Fund

Kristin Reed

Senior Manager, Public Affairs and Advocacy Relations

Genentech

Dr. Bruce Reidenberg

Vice President, Clinical Development

Stealth Peptides, Inc.

Dr. Peter Reinhart

Senior Director of Neuroscience Discovery

Wyeth

Dr. Jeremy Rich

Chair, Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Cleveland Clinic

Cecil Rosen

Former Caregiver and Friend of ABC2

Clifton, Virginia

Dr. Dennis Steindler

Executive Director, McKnight Brain Institute and Professor of Medical Research

University of Florida

Dr. Georg Terstappen

Chief Scientific Officer

Siena Biotech, S.p.A.

Dr. Donald Thornton

Medical Director, Oncology Global Product Development

Eli Lilly and Company

Dr. Bill Timmer

Program Director, Clinical Grants and Contracts Branch

National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Therapy and Diagnosis

Dianne Traynor

Co-Founder and Director of Research Funding and Advocacy

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Mike Traynor

Co-Founder and President

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Rob Tufel

Executive Director

Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation

Dr. Robert Urban

Executive Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Scott VandenBerg

Professor of Pathology and Neurological Surgery

UCSF

Max Wallace

Chief Executive Officer

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

Dr. Samuel Waxman

Distinguished Service Professor and Professor of Medicine, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Founder and Scientific Director, Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation

Jonathan Weinberg

Director, ABC2 Board of Directors

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Coventry Health Care, Inc.

Dr. Patrick Wen

Clinical Director, Neuro-Oncology Program

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

Elizabeth Wilson

Executive Director

American Brain Tumor Association

Dr. Alfred Yung

Chairman, Department of Neuro-Oncology in Division of Cancer Medicine

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center