Speakers at the event will include: Bertrand Coiffier , M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Hematology at the Department of Hematology, Hospices Civils de Lyon and the University Claude Bernard in Lyon, France; Dan Douer, M.D., Leader of the Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Boston; David Rizzerri, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Director of the Hematologic Malignancy Program in the Division of Cellular Therapy in the Department of Medicine, at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina; and David Steensma, M.D., FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, consulting physician at Brigham & Women's Hospital, and a faculty member in the Adult Leukemia Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
The presentations will begin at 2:15 p.m. Eastern time / 11:15 a.m. Pacific time / 8:15 p.m. Central European time and conclude at approximately 3:30 p.m. Eastern time / 12:30 p.m. Pacific time / 9:30 p.m. Central European time. The presentations will be webcast live with slides and archived at www.celltherapeutics.com.
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