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Annual Meeting of the  NOPHO – Nordic Society of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology
6-10 May 2022, Kuopio, Finland

Friday 6 May

Hotel Puijonsarvi (potentially virtual meeting)

11:00 – 17:00 Working groups

 

Saturday 7 May

Hotel Puijonsarvi (potentially virtual meetings)

08:00 08:00-12:30
NOPHO Board
 
09:00 Meetings / Working groups
12:00
12:30
12:00 – 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 Educational sessions
Chair: Samppa Ryhänen

  • Birgit Burkhardt: Lymphoblastic lymphoma – Challenging cases
  • Bianca Tesi: Clinical genomics in pediatric oncology: opportunities and challenges)
  • Speaker Olli Lohi: Novel targeted therapies for leukemia: road from lab bench to early phase trials
14:45 – 15:15 COFFEE/TEA BREAK
15:15 NOPHO
Board meeting
continues
Educational
sessions
continue
17:00
17:30
18:00 – 19.30 City reception

 

Sunday 8 May

Music Centre

08:30 – 9:00 Opening ceremony
9:00 – 10:30 Theme 1 
Oncogenic signaling and clonal evolution in B cell malignancies
Chair: Kim Vettenranta

  • Markus Müschen:Leveraging mechanisms of B-cell selection to overcome drug-resistance in B-ALL
  • Merja Heinäniemi: Cell state heterogeneity and clonal evolution in B-ALL
  • Olli Lohi:Genomic heterogeneity of ETV6-RUNX1 leukemia
10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK & EXHIBITION 
11:00-12:00 Theme 1 continues

  • Seppo Ylä-Herttuala: Gene and cell therapy in the treatment of cancer
12:00-13:00 LUNCH & POSTERS & EXHIBITION 
13:00-14:00 Sherlock Holmes Symposium
14:00-14:30 COFFEE/TEA BREAK & EXHIBITION
14:30-16:00 Free Papers
Chair: Riitta Niinimäki
18:00 – Boat trip and social meeting at SAANA

 

Monday 9 May

Music Centre

7:15-8:00 Fun & Run
8:30-9:15 Meet the experts
Chair: Päivi Lähteenmäki

  • Markus Müschen
  • Christian Kratz
  • Rob Pieters
9:15-9.30 BREAK
9:30-10:45 Theme 2
Lymphomas
Chair: Kaisa Vepsäläinen

  • Birgit Burkhardt: Prognostic parameters, risk group stratification and individualized treatment in Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Sirpa Leppä: Update of CAR T-Cell Therapies in aggressive B-cell lymphomas
10:45-11:15 COFFEE/TEA BREAK & POSTERS & EXHIBITION
11:15-13:00 Theme 3 
Childhood cancer predisposing syndromes
Chair: Kirsi Jahnukainen

  • Christian Kratz: Genetic predisposition to Childhood Cancer
  • Bianca Tesi: Predisposition to pediatric AML/MDS (focus on SAMD9/SAMD9L)
13:00-14:00 LUNCH & POSTERS & EXHIBITION 
14:00-15:00 Theme 4 
Infant ALL
Chair: Mervi Taskinen

  • Rob Pieters: Infant acute lymphoblastic leukemia
15:00-15:30 COFFEE/TEA BREAK & EXHIBITION
15:30-17:15 NOPHO General Assembly 
17:15-18:00 NOPHO family photo
 
19:30-00:00 Dinner

 

Tuesday 10 May

Music Centre

9:00-9:30 Rapid fire poster presentations
chair: Jouni Pesola
9:30-10:15 NOPHO LECTURE
Chair: Birgitte Klug Albertsen
10:15-10:45 COFFEE BREAK
10:45-12:00 Free papers III
Chair: Minna Koskenvuo
12:00-12:15 Closing Ceremony