World Speakers

Saturday 7th March

Denise M. Adams, MD
Co-Director, Vascular Anomalies Center (VAC)
Boston Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Boston, USA

Michael W. Bishop, MD
Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty
Oncology Department
Solid Tumour Division
St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA

Penelope R. Brock, MD, PhD
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
GOSH · Department of Haematology and Oncology
London, UK 

Sharon Plon, MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics/Hematology-Oncology Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Chief, Cancer Genetics and Genomics Program
Texas Children’s Hospital, USA

Trijn Israels, MD, PhD
Coordinator Collaborative Wilms Tumour Africa Project,
Coordinator SUCCOUR - Supportive Care for Children with Cancer in Africa,
Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology,
Academy - Outreach, Coordinator Clinical Research Sub-Saharan Africa,
Heidelberglaan, The Netherlands

Teresa Santiago, MD
Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty 
Director, Coagulation Laboratory
Pathology Department
St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA

Rupert Handgretinger, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Haematology / Oncology and General Paediatrics
Children’s University Hospital Tuebingen, Germany

Wing H. Leung, MD, PhD
Senior Consultant
Paediatric Haematology/Oncology Service
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Director, Research, SingHealth DUKE-NUS Transplant Centre
Chair, Tan Cheng Lim - CCF Distinguished Professorship in Paediatric Oncology
Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School

David Ziegler, MD, PhD
Group Leader - Brain Tumor Group, Clinical Research Fellow
Children's Cancer Institute


Sunday 8th March

Dario Campana, MD, PhD
Mrs. Lee Kong Chian Chair in Advanced Cellular Therapy
Professor, Department of Paediatrics Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore
Centre for Translational Medicine

John K. Choi, PhD
Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty
Director, Hematopathology
Pathology Department
St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Charles G. Mullighan, MBBS (Hons), MSC, MD
Member, St. Jude Faculty
Deputy Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Co-Leader, Hematological Malignancies Program
Medical Director, St. Jude Biorepository
William E. Evans Endowed Chair
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Ching-Hon Pui, MD
Chair, Department of Oncology
Co-Leader, Haematological Malignancies Programme Fahad Nassar Al-Rashid Chair of Leukaemia Research American Cancer Society Professor
Medical Director, China Program - International Outreach
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

John T. Sandlund, MD
Member, St. Jude Faculty
Medical Director, Leukemia / Lymphoma Clinic
Medical Director, Russia Program, St. Jude Global
Department of Oncology Department
St. Jude Global
St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Division of Leukemia / Lymphoma Division
St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA

Lillian Sung, MD, PhD
Paediatric Oncologist
Division of Haematology/Oncology
The Hospital for Sick Children
Senior Scientist
Child Health Evaluative Sciences
Research Institute
Department of Paediatrics and Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation
University of Toronto

Jun J Yang  PhD.
Dept. of Pharm. Sci.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA

Stephan Grupp, MD PhD
Novotny Professor of Pediatrics
Co-Lead, Pediatric Program, Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Section Chief, Cellular Therapy and Transplant, Division of Oncology
Director, Cancer Immunotherapy Program
Medical Director, Cell and Gene Therapy Lab
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA