AAADV Scholars

New for 2016! Pre-workshop for Clinical and Translational Investigators



Planning Committee



AAADV Scholars

AAADV Scholars offers academic, industry and government investigators the requisites for clinical development of new anticancer or cancer prevention agents.

The curriculum focuses on requirements for new anticancer agents to be taken safely into human testing and to be followed closely during clinical development.

Basics of oncology drug development presented in the AAADV Scholars program will complement information presented and discussed at the AAADV Workshop , enabling participants to engage and benefit more fully from the complex discussions that take place in its sessions. Scholars participants must attend the AAADV Workshop on May 4-6.

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H. Kim Lyerly, M.D.
Duke University
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Julie Bullock, Pharm.D.
d3 Medicine
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Tatiana Prowell, M.D.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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Renzo Canetta, M.D.
Independent Consultant
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Howard Fingert, M.D.
Takeda Oncology
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William John, M.D.
Eli Lilly and Company
Steven Piantadosi, M.D., Ph.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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Edwin Rock, M.D., Ph.D.
Otsuka Pharmaceutical
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Eric Rubin, M.D.
Merck Research Laboratories
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Chris H. Takimoto, M.D., Ph.D.
Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of
Johnson & Johnson

Industry: $3,400

Academics: $2,000

Government: $1,000

Scholars participants must attend the AAADV Workshop on May 4-6. The above fee amounts include registration to the pre-workshop course and the workshop.

Cancellation Policy

• Full registration fee refund if cancelled by March 31, 2016
•50% of registration fee refunded if cancelled between April 1 and 15, 2016
•No refunds if cancelled after April 16, 2016

Scholarships are available for qualified academic investigators.

The scholarships will cover the cost of registration as well as provide up to $1,000 in travel expenses plus accommodations at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel, checking in on Tuesday, May 3, and departing Friday, May 6. Details and guidelines are provided upon notification of award.

Scholarship Applicants must:
  • Be employed by a recognized academic institution. Application requires a letter on institutional letterhead endorsing your attendance and verifying your position from section/division chief or department chair.
  • Provide a statement describing the reason(s) you wish to attend the AAADV Scholars course and Workshop and how you plan to use the information gained. Include in the statement a general outline for your proposed work in cancer drug development.
  • Upload a copy of your curriculum vitae.

Notifications of scholarship awards are made via email within 10 working days of application.

Scholarships are made possible by grants from our sponsors.

A limited number of scholarships are available so early application is encouraged.