Conference Programme

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18.00   Departure from Krakow for dinner at the Wieliczka Salt Mine


September 1st (Saturday), 9.00
International Cultural Centre (ICC)
25, Main Square, Krakow


09.00 - 13.00   Meeting of the Polish Myeloma Group
13.00 - 14.15   LUNCH
14.15 - 14.25  

Opening the Conference

assoc. prof. Artur Jurczyszyn
Jagiellonian University Faculty of Medicine Department of Hematology, Kraków

14.25 - 14.30  

Opening the Conference

prof. Maciej Małecki MD PhD, Dean of Faculty of Medicine
Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków


prof. dr hab. med. Aleksander B. Skotnicki
prof. dr hab. med. Lidia Usnarska-Zubkiewicz

14.30 - 15.00  

"Multiple myeloma - the best therapy for newly diagnosed patients in 2018"

prof. Ajay K. Nooka
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

15.15 - 15.45  

"Management of bone disease in myeloma: what is the optimal radiographic evaluation and treatment"

prof. Noopor Raje
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

16.00 - 16.30  

"Treatment of relapsed / refactory multiple myeloma: many new therapies"

prof. David H. Vesole
John Theurer Cancer Center, Hackensak University Medical Center, NJ, USA

16.45 - 17.15  

"Role of auto and allo stem cell transplantation in the era of navel drugs in multiple myeloma in 2018"

prof. Laurent Garderet
Hospital Saint Antoine, Service d`hematologie et therapie cellular, Paris, France


prof. dr hab. med. Jerzy Hołowiecki
prof. dr hab. med. Wiesław Wiktor Jędrzejczak

17.15 - 17.45   COFFEE BREAK
17.45 - 18.15  

"Hematologic malignancies in pregnancy"

prof. Irit Avivi
Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel

18.30 - 19.00  

“Integrated Genomics approach to Precision Medicine in myeloma"

prof. Samir Parekh
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA

19.15 - 19.45  

"Understanding the negative prognostic impact of intraosseous focal lesions in multiple myeloma"

prof. Leo Rasche
UAMS Myeloma Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA


20.00   Dinner