The 16th Annual

CARE™ at ASH 2021

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Meeting Chairs

Dr. Diego Villa — BC Cancer

Diego Villa is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia and a medical oncologist at the BC Cancer – Vancouver Cancer Center.  He is involved in the care of patients with lymphoid malignancies and breast cancer.  His research interests include the management of transformed indolent lymphomas, management of mantle cell lymphoma, primary and secondary CNS lymphomas, and the role of PET/CT in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.  Dr. Villa has ongoing research collaborations with Canadian, American, Danish, and Australian lymphoma groups.  He is also the local principal investigator for various international lymphoma and breast cancer clinical trials open in Vancouver.  He actively participates in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows at BCCA and VGH, and is the faculty coordinator for the medical oncology rotation at BCCA for the UBC Internal Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Villa is a member of the UBC Medical Oncology Residency Training Program committee and its Competence by Design subcommittee.

Dr. Martina Trinkaus — University of Toronto

Dr. Trinkaus is an assistant professor and staff hematologist at St. Michael’s Hospital with the University of Toronto. She completed her undergraduate training in Life Sciences and Physical Health and Education at Queen’s University and completed both her medical school and residency training at the University of Toronto. Since graduating from the Haematology training program in Toronto in 2009, she has remained at St. Michael’s Hospital practicing malignant hematology and serving on much education based committees. She currently is the program director for the Adult Hematology Training Program and also coordinates the hematology curriculum at St. Michael’s. Her medical interests include medical education with research focused on mentorship and e-based learning.


Friday, December 10th 2021
3:00  8:25pm EST 

3:00 PM – Opening Remarks
Dr. Diego Villa (BC Cancer)
Dr. Martina Trinkaus (University of Toronto)

03:05 PM – Plasma Cell Dyscrasia
Dr. Christopher Venner (BC Cancer)

03:35 PM – Lymphoma
Dr. Kelly Davison (McGill University Health Centre)

04:05 PM – Immunotherapy / Cell Therapy
Dr. Kevin Hay (BC Cancer)

04:35 PM – Thrombosis
Dr. Wendy Lim (McMaster University)

05:05 PM – 20 Minute Break

05:25 PM – Leukemia
Dr. Shruthi Kodad (Saskatoon Cancer Centre)

05:45 PM – Hematological considerations in COVID-19
Dr. Michelle Sholzberg (St. Michael’s Hospital)

06:15 PM – Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Dr. Carolyn Owen (University of Calgary)

06:35 PM – 10 Minute Break

06:45 PM – Looking Forward – Translational Science
Dr. Rob Laister (Princess Margaret Cancer Centre)

Featuring discussion with:
Dr. John Kuruvilla (Princess Margaret Cancer Centre)

07:20 PM – Q&A with all Faculty
Dr. Diego Villa (BC Cancer)
Dr. Martina Trinkaus (University of Toronto)

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