Welcome to the CRI Immunotherapy Patient Summit

October 7, 2021, 1:00 pm -
1:10 pm
What to expect at this two-day virtual event

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Session Description

Welcome! We’re delighted for you to join us for the CRI Virtual Immunotherapy Patient Summit and for Tamron Hall to be your host and guide for this two-day online event. Tamron will provide an overview of what to expect over the course of the program and how to send in your questions to our experts and speakers. Dr. Jill O’Donnell-Tormey will also share how and why the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) organized these 14 informative and empowering sessions. As the world’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to harnessing the immune system’s power to cure all cancers, CRI has gathered experts to communicate the most exciting advances in cancer immunotherapy research to aid you on your cancer journey.


Tamron Hall

Award-Winning TV Host, Journalist, Executive Producer, and Philanthropist

Tamron Hall is an award-winning TV host, journalist and philanthropist. She is the host and executive producer of the daytime television show “Tamron Hall,” which is produced and distributed in national syndication by Walt Disney Television. For her work on the show’s first season, Tamron won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host. “Tamron Hall” was also awarded the prestigious Gracie Award in its first season, which recognizes exemplary programming created by women.

Jill O’Donnell-Tormey, Ph.D.

Cancer Research Institute

Jill O’Donnell-Tormey, Ph.D., is chief executive officer and director of scientific affairs of the Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a nonprofit organization founded in 1953 that is today the global leader in supporting and coordinating research aimed at harnessing the immune system’s power to conquer all cancers. She joined the organization in 1987 and has been chief executive since 1993. Prior to joining CRI, she served as a research associate in the Department of Medicine at Cornell University Medical College and as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of cellular physiology and immunology at The Rockefeller University.

On-Demand Now Available

We are excited to announce that videos from our 2021 Cancer Research Institute (CRI) Virtual Immunotherapy Patient Summit are now available to view on demand.

The on-demand videos can be found on each session page from the agenda.