2018 Oncofertility Consortium Conference
November 13-15, 2018, Chicago, Illinois

Bridging the Gaps in Oncofertility Research and Clinical Care: A Global Initiative

Conference Co-Chairs: Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, Clarisa Gracia, MD, Antoinette Anazodo, MD


Day 1: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
8:00am – 5:00pm

 

  • 8:00 – 8:30AM Registration: Continental Breakfast and Networking
     
  • 8:30 – 9:00 AM Welcome: TKW and Chairs 

Basic Science Morning Session

  • 9:00 – 9:45 AM Karla Hutt, PhD, Monash University, Australia 
    Radiation and Chemotherapy-Induced Cell Death Pathways in the Oocyte
     
  • 9:45 – 10:30 AM Chas Easley, PhD, University of Georgia, USA
    Transgenerational Health Concerns 
     
  • 10:30 – 11:15 AM Teresa Woodruff, PhD, Northwestern University, USA 
    Reproductive Bioengineering
     
  • 11:15 – 11:45 AM So-Youn Kim, PhD, Northwestern University, USA
    Fertoprotective Agents 
     
  • 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM Lunch, Networking, Poster Set-up 

Afternoon Clinical Session

  • 1:15 – 2:00 PM Lynn Westphal, MD, Stanford University, USA 
    Fresh vs. Frozen Embryo Transfer Outcomes
     
  • 2:00 – 2:45 PM Clarisa Gracia, MD, University of Pennsylvania, USA 
    Ovarian Tissue Transplant Techniques
     
  • 2:45 – 3:30 PM Break and Poster Review
     
  • 3:30 – 4:30 PM Day 1 Keynote: Richard Anderson, MD, PhD, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
    Pregnancy and Live Birth after Cancer Treatment
     
  • 4:30 – 5:00 PM Sponsor and Advocacy Highlights, Patient Perspectives 
     
  • 5:00 – 7:00PM Reception and Networking 

Day 2: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
8:00am – 5:15pm

  • Pediatric Initiative Network Subcommittee Meeting (7:00 – 8:00 AM) 
     
  • Continental Breakfast and Networking (8:00 – 8:30 AM)

Morning Translational Session

  • 8:30 – 9:45 AM Emilie Johnson, MD, MPH and Courtney Finlayson, MD, Northwestern University, USA
    DSD Panel/Case Studies
     
  • 9:45 – 10:30 AM James Smith, MD, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Fertility Restoration in Males
     
  • 10:30 – 11:00 AM Divya Shah, MD, University of Pennsylvania, and Wendy Vitek, MD, University of Rochester
    Fellow Education Strategies
     
  • 11:00 – 11:30 AM Kristin Smith, Northwestern University, USA and Jenna Benn Shersher, Twist Out Cancer
    Patient Navigation and Patient Perspective 
     
  • 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM John Salsman, PhD, Wake Forest University, USA 
    Qualitative Approaches to Understanding Patient and Provider Communication
     
  • 12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch & Networking

Afternoon Translational Session

  • 1:00 – 1:45PM Jen Levine, MD, Columbia University, USA
    Fertility Guidelines 
     
  • 1:45 – 2:30 PM Antoinette Anazodo, MD, Sydney Children's Hospital and Prince of Wales Hospital, Australia
    Consumer Access
     
  • 2:30 – 3:00 PM Break and Poster Review
     
  • 3:30 – 4:15 PM Jessica Altman, MD, Northwestern University, USA 
    Reproductive Outcomes in Patients treated with TKI  
     
  • 4:15 – 5:15PM Day 2 Keynote: Lillian Meacham, MD, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, USA
    Infertility Risk Communication with Survivors of Childhood Cancer
     
  • 6:00 – 8:00PM Dinner at Dr. Woodruff’s House 

Day 3: Thursday, November 15, 2018
8:00am – 3:00pm

Oncofertility Applied Learning Sessions