Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Translational Bridge Symposium

Register now for the December 1 event
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is committed to fostering collaborations between physicians, basic scientists, and population scientists with the ultimate goal of translating research discoveries to the clinic and community, thereby improving cancer patient outcomes. This symposium is designed to stimulate these collaborations and inform the NU community of opportunities to translate their work.

Event Details


Friday, December 1, 2023

12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Central Time

McGaw Pavilion

Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium

This meeting will be held in person with no remote viewing option.  Registration is complimentary, but advance registration is required.

Agenda Register


Targeted Protein Degradation for Cancer Therapy
Gary Schiltz, PhD
Lurie Cancer Center

Covalent Inhibitors and PROTAC Degraders of the TEAD/YAP1 Transcriptional Complex
Samy Meroueh, PhD
Indiana University School of Medicine

Targeting MYC with Small Molecule Inhibitors
Sarki Abdulkadir, MD, PhD
Lurie Cancer Center

Pleckstrin-2: from Discovery to Drug Target
Peng Ji, MD, PhD
Lurie Cancer Center

Translational Bridge Trainee Talks


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Conference Chairs

Daniela Matei, MD
Amy Heimberger, MD
Jodi Johnson, PhD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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