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About the Virtual Summit Series

The CureSearch Summit serves as a unique platform for driving critical stakeholder collaborations to accelerate the pace of pediatric drug development. Because of the current global pandemic, the 2021 CureSearch Summit will be hosted as a series of four virtual sessions, all focused on the State of Solid Tumor Biopsies, each lasting approximately three (3) hours. We know that long-term solutions will require a seismic shift to the existing pediatric drug development process and landscape. This change will require strategic collaboration amount all players in the pediatric cancer ecosystem.

Virtual Summit Series Sessions

March 9, 2021 – New Technologies for Maximizing Analysis of Solid Tumors - Thank you to all attendees, speakers, and sponsors

May 14, 2021 – Blurred Lines: Therapeutic vs. Research-only Biopsies

July 13, 2021 – The Journey of a Post-Mortem Tissue Donation Panel Discussion

September 14, 2021 – Biorepository Form and Function

After each Summit session, CureSearch will produce a White Paper highlighting the results approximately one month after reach session (April, June, August, October 2021).


“We need to think differently about how pediatric oncology treatments are identified and developed. Working collaboratively with key stakeholders along the path from identification to clinical testing is key and CureSearch can have a significant role in facilitating the interactions.” – 2019 Summit Industry Participant