BCNI Symposium 2022 Programme

We are very excited to announce the programme for the 2022 BCNI Symposium. The topic this year is the immune microenvironment and immunotherapies in blood cancers. Below is the link to register to attend this free event.

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BCNI Symposium Programme 9th Sept 2022

09:00 to 10:00

Registration and coffee

10:00 to 10:40

CAR-NK cells for treatment of AML

Michael O’Dwyer, ONK Therapeutics, Galway, Ireland

10:40 to 11:20

Targeting haematological and solid tumours using CAR NK cells or dendritic cells: from bench to bedside

Evelien Smits, Center for Oncological Research, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

11:30 to 11:50

Coffee break

11:50 to 12:20

Antigen presentation safeguards the integrity of the hematopoietic stem cell pool

Dominik Vonficht, Heidelberg Institute for Stem Cell Technology and Experimental Medicine,

Heidelberg, Germany

12:20 to 13:00

Targeting immunosuppression in acute myeloid leukemia.

Antonio Curti, University Hospital Sant’Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy

13:00 to 13:15

Title TBC

Janusz Krawczyk, Galway University Hospital, Galway, Ireland

13:15 to 14:30


14:30 to 15:05

Title TBC

Aedin Culhane, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

15:05 to 15:40

Targeting metabolism to improve NK cell immunotherapy for cancer

Clair Gardiner, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

15:40 to 15:55

Coffee break

15:55 to 16:45

FLT3 inhibition: A paradigm for using targeted therapies in AML

Mark Levis, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, USA