New Modalities of Cell Therapies: Revolutionizing the Way We Treat Diseases

Co-chairs: Aya Jakobovits, PhD, Founder, Director, Adicet Bio; Erez Chimovits, Senior Managing Director, OrbiMed Advisors

12:10-12:15 Opening remarks by Co-chairs

12:15-12:40 Aya Jakobovits, PhD, Founder, Director, Adicet Bio: “Adoptive Cell Therapy 3.0”

12:40-13:05 Carl L. Gordon, PhD, Managing Partner, OrbiMed Advisors: “The Cell Therapy Field has already Generated some of the Best Returns in Biotechnology, and the Best is Yet to Come, Based on Enhanced Cell Therapy Technologies”

13:05-13:20 Prof. Angel Porgador, PhD, Ben-Gurion University: “Natural Killer (NK) Cells in Cancer Immunotherapy”

13:20-13:35 Michal J. Besser, PhD, Head of Laboratory, Ella Lemelbaum Institute for Immuno Oncology & Director, Wohl GMP Facility, Sheba Medical Center; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University: “Clinical Experience with In-house Produced CAR T Cells”

13:35-13:50 Stewart Abbot, PhD, Chief Operating Officer, Adicetbio: “Off-the-shelf, Engineered Gamma Delta T-cell Therapies”

13:50-14:05 Merav Beiman, PhD, CEO, ImmPACT-Bio: “Next Generation CAR-T Engineering Solving the ‘On-Target’ ‘Off-Tumor’ Issue towards Broader, Safer and Effective CAR-T Therapies”

14:05-14:10 Aya Jakobovits, PhD, Founder, Director, Adicet Bio: “Session #1 Summary”

14:10-15:40 Lunch Break

15:40-15:55 Yoav Ben Ya’acov, CEO, CTG Pharma: “CTG Pharma- Safe CAR T Therapy for Solid Tumors”

15:55-16:10 Amy W. Schulman, Executive Chair, SQZ Therapeutics: “SQZ Biotech: Unleashing the Power of Cells”

16:10-16:25 Julian Adams, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Gamida Cell: “Ex- vivo Expansion of Natural Killer (NK) Cells to Treat B-Cell Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma”

16:25-16:40 Shmulik Hess, CEO, Enlivex Therapeutics R&D LTD: “Enilvex Therapeutics, Immune Rebalancing”

16:40-17:40 Panel Discussion: “The Path for Effective and Accessible Cancer Cell Therapy”
Panelists:
Amy W. Schulman, Executive Chair, SQZ Therapeutics
Aya Jakobovits, PhD, Founder, Director, Adicet Bio
Carl L. Gordon, PhD, Managing Partner, OrbiMed Advisors
Stewart Abbot, PhD, Chief Operating Officer, Adicet
Julian Adams, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Gamida Cell