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Solving Kids' Cancer Podcast by Dr. Timothy P. Cripe

 

Listen to Division Chief Dr. Timothy P. Cripe, MD, PhD and his colleagues Robyn Dennis, MDNilay Shah, MDKeri Streby, MD, as they explore various topics about pediatric cancer research through their podcast, This Week in Pediatric Oncology (TWiPO), published on Solving Kids' Cancer.

November 16, 2015

TWIPO #52 - Interview with Dr. James Geller

On this TWiPO episode hosts, Dr. Timothy Cripe and Dr. Nilay Shah (Nationwide Children’s Hospital) interview Dr. James Geller (Medical Director at Kidney and Liver Tumors Program, Co-Medical Director at Retinoblastoma Program, Associate Director at Global Cancer Programs, Associate Professor at UC Department of Pediatrics.) Dr. James Geller was one of the original TWiPO members back in 2010. Today Dr. Geller talks about the battle to get access to potential drugs (Ex. Lorvotuzumab [IMGN901]) that can be beneficial to treating pediatric cancers.

May 15, 2015

TWIPO #51 - Interview With Dr. Gregory Armstrong

This week in pediatric oncology TWiPO hosts Dr. Timothy Cripe, Robyn Dennis, MD, Dr. Nilay Shah interview Dr. Gregory Armstrong (Associate Professor in the Department of pediatrics at the University of Tennessee health science center, Associate member of in the department of epidemiology in cancer control in Saint Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Director of CNS tumor after completion of therapy clinic at Saint Jude). Dr. Armstrong and hosts discuss the Childhood Cancer Survival Study (CCSS) and the advancements we have made in the field of oncology. Along with problems that they are working to solve.

May 8, 2015

TWIPO #50 - Interview with Dr. Jonathan Finlay

TWiPO host Dr. Timothy Cripe interviews Dr. Jonathan Finlay. He talks about how he launched a new treatment, which is able to rescue a proportion of newly diagnosed children who failed conventional treatment.

April 20, 2015

TWIPO #49 - Interview With Dr. Robin Norris

TWiPO co-hosts interview Robin Norris. Dr. Norris discusses the struggles that adolescents and young adults with cancer face. As well as discussing her involvement in creating an antibody against TEM-1 to stop the metastasis of tumors.

April 13, 2015

TWIPO #48 - Interview With Dr. Michael D. Hogarty

TWiPO host interviews Dr. Michael D. Hogarty. Dr. Hogarty talks about his efforts in finding a new way of tackling neuroblastoma. In this interview he discusses his current work in the lab which involves the MYC gene.

March 23, 2015

TWIPO #47 - Interview With Dr. Hiro Shimada

TWiPO co-hosts interview Hiroyuki Shimada. In this episode he discusses the development of the Shimada neuroblastoma classification system for neuroblastoma.

March 9, 2015

TWIPO #46 - ANR Recap: Interview With Dr. Sue Cohn

TWiPO interviews Susan L. Cohn who is a leading authority on neuroblastoma and actively researching several aspects of neuroblastoma. Dr. Shaw and Dr. Cohn discuss the future of neuroblastoma research and clinical trial design.

November 18, 2014

TWIPO #45 - Immunotherapy Vaccine for High-Grade Gliomas

TWiPO co-hosts discuss the promising results of a study published in the July issue of Journal of Clinical Oncology among children with an aggressive brain tumor after receiving immunotherapy.

November 10, 2014

TWIPO #44 - ANR Recap: The Future of NB Research

TWiPO presents the final episode in a series of recaps from the ANR meeting where co-hosts discuss the future of neuroblastoma, specifically looking at precision medicine, the role of gene sequencing and the role of international collaboration to bring new therapies into the clinic.

October 2, 2014

TWIPO #43 - Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

TWiPO co-hosts interview Dr. Carl E. Allen about his research in a rare pediatric blood disorder known as Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

July 23, 2014

TWIPO #42 - ANR Meeting Recap & Highlights

TWiPO presents the third in a series of recaps from the Advances in Neuroblastoma Research meeting, and discuss meeting highlights with Frank Berthold.

July 15, 2014

TWIPO #41 - ANR Recap & Understanding MIBG Therapy

TWiPO presents the second in a series of interviews from the recent Advances in Neuroblastoma Research meeting, and co-hosts discuss MIBG therapy in treating children with high-risk neuroblastoma.

July 1, 2014

TWIPO #40 - ANR Meeting Recap & Understanding MYCN

TWiPO presents the first of a series of interviews from the Advances in Neuroblastoma Research meeting and co-hosts discuss how the discovery of the MYCN gene 30 years ago has helped scientists better understand neuroblastoma and impacted treatment options.

June 18, 2014

TWIPO #39 - Declining Cancer Mortality & CAR T-Cells

TWiPO co-hosts discuss two recent papers on the declining mortality rate in childhood and adolescent cancers and a pre-clinical study using CAR123 T-cells.

March 11, 2014

TWIPO #38 - Interview with John Goldberg

TWIPO guest Dr. John Goldberg explains about the challenges of phase I pediatric cancer clinical trials.

February 26, 2014

TWIPO #37 - Interview with Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown, a featured guest on TWiPO discusses the challenges of treating infant leukemia and conducting clinical trials in this patient population.

 

January 27, 2014

TWIPO #36 - Interview with Kathleen Neville on Pediatric Drug Development

Kathleen Neville, a featured guest on TWiPO, and talks about the challenges of drug development in pediatric cancer with with host Dr. Tim Cripe.

December 2, 2013

TWIPO #35 - Interview with Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson, a featured guest on TWiPO, discusses his research on the third most common type of brain tumor in children, ependymomas.

November 14, 2013

TWIPO #34 - Interview with Dr. Nancy Ratner

Nancy Ratner is a featured guest in this episode of TWiPO, and speaks with host Dr. Tim Cripe and co-host Dr. Robyn Dennis about her career and research in neurofibroma.

October 31, 2013

TWIPO #33 - Effective Advocacy

In this episode, Dr. Eric Kodish speaks with host Dr. Tim Cripe and co-host Dr. Andy Kolb about informed consent and ethics surrounding childhood cancer clinical trials.

October 18, 2013

TWIPO #32 - Ethics in Clinical Trials

In this episode, Dr. Eric Kodish speaks with host Dr. Tim Cripe and co-host Dr. Andy Kolb about informed consent and ethics surrounding childhood cancer clinical trials.

October 3, 2013

TWIPO #31 - Secondary Cancers in Cancer Survivors

Dr. Joseph Neglia (University of Minnesota) is nationally and internationally recognized for his contributions to the field of childhood cancer long-term effects. He idiscusses late effects and the risk of secondary cancers among childhood cancer survivors.

September 19, 2013

TWIPO #30 - Cancer Risk in Families

Recently, several published papers have discussed the risk of cancer among family members of children with cancer.

September 5, 2013

TWIPO #29 - Understanding Pediatric Solid Tumors

New revelations in DNA damage and cell repair mechanisms in childhood cancer may help scientists identify the underlying cause of pediatric solid tumors and lead to the development of new therapies.

August 15, 2013

TWIPO #28 - Uniting the Childhood Cancer Community

Dr. Tim Cripe speaks with Vickie Buenger, a  founding member of the Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2).

August 1, 2013

TWIPO #27 - Interview with Solving Kids' Cancer

In this new episode, host Dr. Tim Cripe  and co-host Dr. Jeffrey Auletta  interview Solving Kids' Cancer co-founder and Executive Director Scott Kennedy and Co-Director of Research Programs Donna Ludwinski.

May 7, 2012

TWIPO #26 - Kir Mismatch in Neuroblastoma

In this episode, host Dr. Tim Cripe and co-hosts ask Dr. Paul Sondel and Dr. Ken DeSantes on NK cells and the implcations of KIR/KIR-ligand mismatch in neuroblastoma.

April 5, 2012

TWIPO #25 - Histones in Pediatric Gliomas

Host Dr. Tim Cripe welcomes back co-host Dr. Lionel Chow to discuss somatic mutations in pediatric brain tumors. 

March 6, 2012

TWIPO #24 - Cord Blood Banking

Dr. Tim Cripe and fellow TWiPo co-hosts interview Machi Scaradavou, Medical Director of the National Cord Blood Program.

January 26, 2011

TWIPO #23 - Neuroblastoma Jeopardy 2011

In 2011 there were over 1300 new articles published on neuroblastoma in the medical literature. Dr. Tim Cripe and his co-host Dr. Lars Wagner survey of 18 of the most important papers on neuroblastoma published in 2011.

December 5, 2011

TWIPO #22 - Brain Tumor Year-End Round Robin

Dr. Tim Cripe and his co-host Dr. Lionel Chow discuss explore and discuss the compelling evidence reported on a variety of topics, including viral causes and therapeutic implications.

November 29, 2011

TWIPO #21 - Brain Tumor Year-End Round Robin

In this enlightening and inspiring discussion, Dr. Tim Cripe explores the career and contributions to leukemia therapy of Dr. Beatrice Lampkin, an early leader in the field.

November 15, 2011

TWIPO #20 - The F-Word in Pediatric Cancer Research

Host Dr. Tim Cripe warns: “If your blood isn’t boiling by the end, you weren't listening.” Hear Tim and co-host Dr. Lionel Chow discuss pediatric cancer research funding with an expert panel of guests.

October 30, 2011

TWIPO #19 - More on Hedgehog Signaling

Several just-published papers in the literature relate to recent podcast episodes, and host Dr. Tim Cripe and co-host Dr. Lionel Chow review these interesting developments.

October 18, 2011

TWIPO #18 - Targeting EWS-FLI1 in Ewing's Sarcoma

Special guest Dr. Jeff Toretsky discusses his clinical and research interest in Ewing's sarcoma. Dr. Toretsky explains the challenges of developing a clinical grade drug from a small molecule for a specific target such as EWS-FLI1.

October 13, 2011

TWIPO #17 - Personalized Medicine

Dr. Tim Cripe and co-hosts welcome guest Dr. Giselle Sholler about her nifurtimox trials and how she formed the Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium (NMTRC).

October 7, 2011

TWIPO #16 - Genetics of Ewing Sarcoma

Dr. Tim Cripe and co-hosts welcome special guest Dr. Stephen Lessnick for an in-depth discussion on the progress to date in understanding the genetics of Ewing's sarcoma.

September 28, 2011

TWIPO #15 - Micrornas and Hereditary Cancer

Dr. Tim Cripe and his co-hosts interview special guest Dr. Kathryn Wikenheiser-Brokamp on the implications of DICER1, rare tumor registries, and difficult issues surrounding genetic counseling.

August 24, 2011

TWIPO #14 - Interview with Dr. Kate Matthay

Dr. Kate Matthay, a reknown leader in the neuroblastoma research community, discusses her inspiration for her early interest in medicine and why her career grew with a focus on neuroblastoma.

August 19, 2011

TWIPO #13 - Epidemiology of CNS Tumors

Dr. Tim Cripe and his co-hosts interview special guest Dr. Kathryn Wikenheiser-Brokamp on the implications of DICER1, rare tumor registries, and difficult issues surrounding genetic counseling.

August 5, 2011

TWIPO #12 - ALL: Anti-CD19 Bite and Genetic Risk Groups

Dr. Tim Cripe and co-host Maureen O’Brien discuss recent papers on immunotherapy and DNA sequencing studies revealing new potential targets in acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

July 12, 2011

TWIPO #11 - Bumel Siop Results and MIBG Transplant

Dr. Tim Cripe and Dr. Lars Wagner discuss with guest Dr. Brian Weiss the implications of the results comparing two chemotherapy combinations for transplant regimens in children with high-risk neuroblastoma in Europe.

July 7, 2011

TWIPO #10 - Interview with Dr. Robert Seeger

Dr. Tim Cripe interviewed Dr. Robert Seeger from Children's Hospital of Los Angeles about his contributions to improvements in treating neuroblastoma as well as his vision for future advances.

June 16, 2011

TWIPO #9 - Interview with Dr. Peter Adamson

Dr. Tim Cripe interviews Dr. Peter Adamson, new Chair of the Children's Oncology Group (COG).

June 9, 2011

TWIPO #8 - Seneca Valley Virus and Medulloblastoma

Dr. Tim Cripe, Dr. Lars Wagner and Dr. Lionel Chow discuss a recent publication on the Seneca Valley virus SVV-001 on orthotopic mouse models of medulloblastoma.

June 2, 2011

TWIPO #7 - Childhood Cancer Drug Development

Dr. Tim Cripe interviews Dr. E. Anders Kolb and Dr Andrew Napper, covering the strategies, scope, and challenges of target discovery, drug development, and preclinical testing for pediatric cancers.

May 26, 2011

TWIPO #6 - Interview with Dr. Archie Bleyer

Dr. Tim Cripe interviews Dr. Archie Bleyer about his career and research interest in improving survival rates in adolescents and young adults affected by cancer.

May 19, 2011

TWIPO #5 - Hedgehog Signaling and Itraconazole

Dr. Tim Cripe and Dr. Maureen O'Brien discuss the role of targeting of hedgehog signaling in diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma and the use of drugs designed for other uses as a possible treatment for medulloblastoma.

May 8, 2011

TWIPO #4 - Immunotherapy for Synovial Cel Carcinoma

TWiPO host Dr. Tim Cripe and co-host Dr. Jim Geller discuss updates after two recent meetings and an exciting paper published on tumor regression in patients with metastatic synovial cell sarcoma and melanoma.

April 25, 2011

TWIPO #3 - Relapsed NB & Pharmacongenetics

TWiPO host Dr. Tim Cripe and co-host Dr. Jim Geller discuss updates after two recent meetings and an exciting paper published on tumor regression in patients with metastatic synovial cell sarcoma and melanoma.

April 13, 2011

TWIPO #2 - Interview with Greg Reaman

TWiPO host Dr. Tim Cripe interviews Dr. Gregory Reaman about his career in pediatric oncology, leadership of the COG, challenges, and expectations for the future.

April 11, 2011

TWIPO #1 - Epidemiology of Childhood Cancer

In the inaugural episode of This Week in Pediatric Oncology (TWiPO), the first podcast focusing on pediatric cancer research, host Dr. Tim Cripe and TWiPO co-hosts discuss a published paper in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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