Thursday, September 12, 2019


Plenary Session


Welcome to IMW17 Organizers of IMW17
History of IMW RA Kyle
IMS President Address: State of the Art for Myeloma in 2019 J San Miguel
Precursor Conditions  
Session Chairs RA Kyle / F Davies
Risk factors for MGUS/SMM progression V Rajkumar
Genomic Profiling: How is MGUS/SM different from Active MM? N Bolli
Role of the Microenvironment in MGUS progression M Dhodapkar
MGRS and other Paraprotein Related Conditions JP Fermand
Management of Smoldering Myeloma MV Mateos
New Concepts in Preventing SM Progression I Ghobrial
Multiple Myeloma: Diagnosis and Management  
Session Chairs M Boccadoro/V Rajkumar
Diagnostic Criteria and Workup in 2019 S Kumar
How do we use prognostic factors to Guide Treatment Decisions? P Sonneveld
When and how should MRD be evaluated in MM? B Paiva
Should MRD status guide drug development and approval? F. Gay
Challenges with current MM response criteria J Blade
Imaging Approaches for MM E Zamagni

Expositions and Lunch

Multiple Myeloma Genomics  
Session Chairs R Fonseca/WJ Chng
Somatic Variants in Newly Diagnosed MM H Avet-Loiseau
Clonal Diversity and Evolution in Myeloma N Munshi
Transcriptome of Malignant Plasma Cells G Morgan
Epigenomics of Myeloma C Ott
Signalomics of Malignant Plasma Cells M Rabb 
Importance of Microbiome in MM Growth and Survival L Bergsagel
Multiple Myeloma: Current Treatment Approaches  
Session Chairs P Richardson/MV Mateos
Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Myeloma Transplant Eligible M Cavo
Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Myeloma Non-Transplant T Facon
Consolidation Strategies for MM E Staudtmauer
Maintenance Strategies for MM P McCarthy
Treatment Options for Relapsed/Refractory Patients P Moreau
Treatment Options for Later Relapse and Refractory Patients S Lonial
Hot Topics in Myeloma  
In 2019, is ASCT the right answer for all transplant eligible MM patients?  
Session Moderators M Cavo/S Zweegman
Panelists - M Mohty/H Goldschmidt/D Siegel/M Attal  
In 2019, when is allogeneic transplant the right answer for MM ?  
Session Moderators S Giralt/H Ensele
Panelists - J Wolfe/G Gharton/W Bensinger/TBD  
Keynote Addresses  
Are we curing MM in 2019? B Barlogie
What are the critical unanswered questions for MM in 2019? M Dimopoulos

Opening Ceremonies and Young Investigator Award
Presentations at the Boston Museum of Science


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