2013 Symposium - Online Live Stream Agenda

Live Stream Schedule

Day Start time End time Speaker Topic
Thursday 8:30 AM 8:45 AM Mary Hesdorffer, NP and
Hanne Mintz

Meso Foundation: 
Who we are and what we do

Thursday 8:45 AM 9:45 AM Mary Hesdorffer, NP New Patient
Thursday 10:00 AM 12:00 PM moderated by Joseph R. Testa, PhD, FACMG
Michele Carbone, MD, PhD
Laura Ferris, MD
J. William Harbour, MD
Jill A. Ohar, MD
Harvey Pass, MD and
Haining Yang, MD, PhD
News from the genetics front
Thursday 1:30 PM 2:00 PM Jessica Barker and
Liz Darlison
Legislative Update
Thursday 2:00 PM 3:45 PM moderated by Mary Hesdorffer, NP
Tao Dao, MD, PhD
Assunta De Rienzo, PhD
Marc Ladanyi, MD
Liang-Chuan S Wang, PhD and
Nadia Zaffaroni, PhD
Novel research findings overview
Thursday 4:00 PM 5:00 PM moderated by Lee Krug, MD
Julie Maltzman, MD and
Aimee Murphy
Pharma Speaks Up
Thursday 5:00 PM 6:00 PM Joseph W. Belluck, Esq.
Robert Komitor, Esq. and
William G. Minkin, Esq.
Legal Panel
Friday 8:45 AM 9:15 AM Melinda Kotzian "Waking up in Vegas"
Friday 9:15 AM 12:00 PM moderated by Mary Hesdorffer, NP
Michael Becich, MD, PhD
V. Courtney Broaddus, MD
Michele Carbone, MD, PhD
Marc de Perrot, MD, MSc, FRCSC
David Ettinger, MD
Hedy Lee Kindler, MD
Robert Kratzke, MD
Lee Krug, MD
Charles Simone, II, MD and
Andrew Todd, PhD
multidisciplinary panel to promote interaction between clinicians and researchers to achieve the best possible outcome for mesothelioma patients
Friday 1:45 PM 2:45 PM moderated by Mary Hesdorffer,NP Conversations with Community Members
Friday 3:00 PM 4:00 PM Shelly Kozicki and
Erica Ruble
Friday 7:45 PM   Hanne Mintz Celebration of Hope
  Richard Mosca Recognition of those living with meso
      Erica Ruble Recognition of those who have suffered a loss to meso
  Don Bendix Flame of Hope Award
Shelly Kozicki
      Jessica Barker Bruce Vento Hope Builder Award
Senator Charles E. Schumer
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney
Congressman Jerrold Nadler
Congressman Peter T. King
Congressman Charles B. Rangel
Congresswoman Nydia M. Velazquez
Congressman Michael G. Grimm
and Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke
  Mary Hesdorffer,NP Compassion Award
Melissa Culligan, NP
and Karen Mudrick
      V. Courtney Broaddus, MD Pioneer Award
Joseph R. Testa, PhD, FACMG 
  Hanne Mintz and
Marina Mintz
Klaus Brauch Volunteer of the Year Award
Fahed Alhabib 
      Melinda Kotzian Recognition of Named Grants
  Mary Hesdorffer, NP and
Melinda Kotzian
Closing Remarks
      Jill Cagle,
BethAnn Dodds,
Erica Iacano,
Bruce Jackson,
Lee Krug, MD,
Michael Lagana,
Sammy Lagana and
Dan Young
Meso Fighters Band



In addition, all broadcasted sessions will be available on our website after the conference along with all photographs and videos taken. 


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