Pediatric Cancer Working Group at the Annual Meeting

The AACR Annual Meeting is an extraordinary venue that fosters scientific discussions and helps build bridges across various disciplines. All meeting attendees are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities presented at the meeting to learn about the latest advances in pediatric cancer research, attend sessions outside your own areas of expertise and network with other scientists and clinicians interested in pediatric oncology.

PCWG Events at the AACR Annual Meeting 2016

AACR Pediatric Cancer Working Group Town Hall Meeting and Networking Reception
Sunday, April 17, 2016, 6:30 - 9 p.m.
Grand Salon B, Hilton Riverside New Orleans
All Annual Meeting attendees are invited to participate in this special evening session hosted by the AACR Pediatric Cancer Working Group. In addition to a networking reception, this meeting will feature an interactive panel discussion on issues surrounding pediatric drug development and access and an overview of AACR’s recent pediatric oncology-related programs, including highlights from the 2015 AACR Pediatric Cancer Special Conference.

Garrett M. Brodeur, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


  • Peter C. Adamson, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Samuel C. Blackman, MD, PhD, Juno Therapeutics, Seattle, Washington 
  • Nancy Goodman, Kids v. Cancer, Washington, D.C.
  • Lee J. Helman, MD, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Donna Ludwinski, Solving Kids' Cancer, New York, New York
  • Crystal L. Mackall, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California
  • Raphaël F. Rousseau, MD, PhD, Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, California 

AACR Pediatric Cancer Working Group Special Scientific Session: Novel Approaches to Pediatric Cancers
Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Room 271-273, Morial Convention Center
All meeting attendees are invited to attend this special scientific session featuring cutting-edge pediatric cancer-based research. Recent developments in treatments for leukemia, brain tumors, neuroblastoma, and sarcomas will be presented.

Garrett M. Brodeur, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


  • Iannis Aifantis, PhD, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York
  • Maryam Fouladi, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Carol J. Thiele, PhD, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Jeffrey A. Toretsky, MD, Georgetown Lombardi Comp. Cancer Center, Washington, D.C.

Visit the AACR Annual Meeting homepage for more information about the meeting and to access the online itinerary planner.

Access the links below to view previous PCWG annual meeting events:

Contact Information

Michael J. Powell, PhD
Senior Program Administrator, Executive Office
Staff Liaison, AACR Pediatric Cancer Scientific Working Group
Phone: 215-440-9373