May 2014: Building Bridges Symposium


This event held on May 22, 2014, included the announcement of newly awarded Bridge Project Teams and presentations by two of last year's winning teams, as well as experts in the three newly added research areas of interest. Participants learned about new opportunities associated with the Bridge Project and networked with colleagues to build bridges toward future collaboration. Watch selected videos from the event below.

Program agenda

Introduction to Bridge Project 2014

Tyler Jacks, Koch Institute (view video)
David Livingston, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center


Bridge to Success

Targeting Mutant IDH1 in Malignant Gliomas, a collaboration between Matthew Vander Heiden of the Koch Institute, William Kaelin of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Daniel Cahill of Massachusetts General Hospital (view video)

Osmotic Micro-Pump as Delivery System for Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Advanced Ovarian Cancer, a collaboration between Michael Cima of the Koch Institute, Michael Birrer of Massachusetts General Hospital, and Marcela Del Carmen of Massachusetts General Hospital (view video)


Awards Announcement and Short Talks by Newly Funded Teams

Click here for a list of currently funded Bridge projects.


New Bridge Project Areas of Interest

Cachexia -- Alfred Goldberg, Harvard Medical School (view video)
Cancers with Viral Etiology -- James DeCaprio, Harvard Medical School (view video)
New Technologies for Tumor Monitoring -- Peter Ghoroghchian, Koch Institute (view video)


Closing Remarks

Tyler Jacks, Koch Institute 
David Livingston, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center