We are delighted to announce that the Ovarian Cancer Midwest Focus (OCMF) conference 2021 will be both an in-person and a virtual conference that will include live streamed discussion rounds with national and international speakers, poster sessions, and group discussions. Topics will include Early Detection, Immunotherapy, Novel Therapeutics, Metabolism, Preclinical Models of Ovarian Cancer, Personalized Medicine, Microenvironment, Epigenetics, PARP Inhibitors, Chemoresistance, Combination Therapy, Clinical Studies, Technology Commercialization, and Career Development (lunch and learn).

The University of Minnesota Medical School,
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health
and the Hormel Institute present

Thursday, November 11, 2021 – 8 – 4 pm
Friday, November 12, 2021 – 8 – 4 pm 

Program Chairs:

Martina Bazzaro, PhD – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Campus
Ilana Chefetz, PhD – The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota
Ronny Drapkin, MD, PhD – University of Pennsylvania – Perelman School of Medicine
Melissa Geller, MD, MS – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Campus
Gottfried E. Konecny, MD – University of California – Los Angeles

ABOUT OUR CONFERENCE

The 2021 Ovarian Cancer Midwest Focus Conference will focus on basic science, translational and clinical topics on ovarian cancer, and will offer sessions on emerging topics including Early Detection, Immunotherapy, Novel Therapeutics, Metabolism, Preclinical Models of Ovarian Cancer, Personalized Medicine, Microenvironment, Epigenetics, PARP Inhibitors, Chemoresistance, Combination Therapy, Clinical Studies, Technology Commercialization, and Career Development (virtual lunch and learn).