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 will be held at the University of Pennsylvania in the historic city of Philadelphia, in the United States of America.
The RUNX 2017 Conference is sponsored by generous donations from the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, and the Babich Family Foundation and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The Editors of the forthcoming 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 and Lymphoma Society) will be 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).