IX International Conference "Haematopoiesis Immunology"


9th Russian Conference with International Participation “Haematopoiesis Immunology”

June 7-8, 2012


09.00 – 16.00 Registration

9.30 -10.00  Welcome addresses from Conference Organizers

Honorary Chairman Professor George Janossy (London, UK)

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Chairman of the Organizing Committee Professor Nikolai N. Tupitsyn «Haematopoiesis Immunology – from fundamental science to clinical experience»

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Head of Clinical Laboratory Department of Cancer Research Center Professor Zaira G. Kadagidze

Chairman of Russian Society of Oncohaematologists, Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences Professor Irina V. Poddubnaya

Chairman of Russian Society of Oncologists-Chemotherapeutists Professor Sergei A. Tjuliandin

Session I. Oncohaematology, transplantation

Chairpersons: Professor Irina V. Poddubnaya (Moscow, Russia), Professor Jean-Francois Rossi  (Montpellier, France),  Professor Oleg A. Rukavitsyn (Moscow, Russia)

10.00 – 10.30 Professor Jean-Francois Rossi (Montpellier, France) «Role of IL-6 in pathogenesis of oncohaematological diseases and solid tumors, antibodies to IL-6 in treatment of Multiple Myeloma»

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10.30 – 10.50 Professor Oleg A. Rukavitsyn (Head of Haematological Center, N.N. Burdenko State Clinical Hospital) «Transplantation of autologous peripheral stem cells in patients with MM: opportunities and prospects of method (based on own research data)»

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10.50 – 11.20 Dr. Bruno Paiva (Servicio de Hematología Hospital Universitario de Salamanca, Spain) «Response assessment in multiple myeloma: clinical significance of MRD monitoring»

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11.20 – 11.30 Discussion

Session II. Oncohaematology, transplantation. Continuation

Chairpersons: Professor Svetlana A. Lugovskaya (Moscow, Russia), Professor Suleyman Dincer (Turkey), Professor Igor S. Dolgopolov (Moscow, Russia)

11.30 – 11.50 Professor Suleyman Dincher (President, Hematology Specialists Association, Turkey) «Transplantation in Oncohaematology. Turkish experience»

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11.50 – 12.10 Dr. Kapitolina N. Melkova, M.D, Ph.D. (Head of bone marrow transplantation department, Federal N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center, Moscow) «Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in leukemia patients with poor prognosis»

12.10 – 12.30 Professor Svetlana A. Lugovskaya (Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Moscow) «New markers in diagnostics of B-cell lymphoproliferative disorders»

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12.30 – 12.50 Dr. Elena V. Babenko, M.D., Ph.D.  (Research Institute of Children Hematology and Transplantology named after Raisa Gorbacheva, St-Petersburg) «Minimal residual disease in children with ALL negatively influences the results of allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation»

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12.50 – 13.10 Professor Asmat Shengelaia, M.D., Ph.D. (Head of Department of Onco-Hematology, Children’s Central Hospital, Tbilisi, Georgia) «Role of radioisotopic investigation of bones in primary diagnostics of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in children»

13.10 – 13.20 Vera A. Spiridonova, Doctor of Biological Sciences (Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, Research Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology named after A.N. Belozersky) «Blocking of human Interleukin-6 biological activity with DNA-aptamers»

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13.20 – 13.30 Discussion

13.30 – 14.00  Lunch

Session III. Circulating tumor cells and micrometastases in breast cancer: diagnostics, treatment

Chairpersons: Professor Sergey A.Tjuliandin (Moscow, Russia), Professor Klaus Pantel (Hamburg, Germany)

14.00 – 14.30 Professor Klaus Pantel, M.D., Ph.D. (Director of the Institute of Tumor Biology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany) «Cancer micrometastasis and circulating tumor cells»

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14.30 – 14.50 Dr. Catherine Alix-Panabieres, Ph.D. (Maître de Conférences des Universités - Praticien Hospitalier Laboratoire Cellules Circulantes Rares Humaines - LCCRH Institut de Recherche en Biothérapie – IRB, Université Montpellier 1, Hôpital Saint-Eloi – CHRU, Montpellier, France) «Detection and characterization of disseminating cancer cells in patients with solid epithelial malignancies»

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14.50 – 15.20 Dr. Elena V. Artamonova M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc. (Leading research Scientist, Federal N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center, Moscow) «Prognostic significance of detection of circulating tumor cells and disseminated bone marrow tumor cells in early-stage breast cancer»

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15.20 – 15.50  Professor Nikolai V. Bovin (Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry named after academicians M.M. Shemiakin and Y.A. Ovchinnikov of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia) «New Tumor-associated glycan LeC  in breast cancer»

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15.50 – 16.10  Professor Nikolai N. Tupitsyn (Head, Laboratory of Haematopoiesis Immunology, Federal N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center, Moscow ) «Methods of Circulating Tumor Cells and Disseminated Tumor Cells detection: Pluses and Minuses; an overview»

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16.10 – 16.30 Natalia E. Istomina, Ph.D. (Ortho Diagnostics, J&J, Russia) «Detection of circulating tumor cells in blood (CTC) with the use of Veridex Cell Search technology»  

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16.30 – 16-50 Lybov A. Kuprova (Bioline, Russia) «Flow cytometric rare event analysis»

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16.50 – 17.40 Discussion «Is it necessary to detect and eradicate CTC?»


Closing ceremony