21st International RUNX Conference
Philadelphia, PA, USA
November 12—15, 2017
Organizers: Nancy A. Speck, Ph.D. and Paul Liu, M.D., Ph.D.
The 21st International RUNX 2017 Conference was held at the University of Pennsylvania in the historic city of Philadelphia, in the United States of America.
The RUNX 2017 Conference was sponsored by generous donations from the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, and The RUNX1 Research Program, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Eunice and Irving Leopold Annual Scientific Symposium and Retreat. The Editors of the book, to be published by Springer Press, "RUNX Proteins in Development and Cancer" have also generously donated their royalties to help support the meeting.
The recipients of the RUNX1 Research Program's two grant programs (in partnership with Alex's Lemonade Foundation for Childhood Cancer and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) were featured in talks and breakout sessions on November 13th. The RUNX1 Research Program supports research in, and patients with, the RUNX1 familial platelet disorder with a predisposition to acute myeloid leukemia (FPD/AML).
The meeting was sponsored by generous donations from:
- The Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania
- The Eunice and Irving Leopold Annual Scientific Symposium and Retreat
- Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation
- The RUNX1 Research Program
- Leukemia & Lymphoma Society