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2023 Winter Symposium & Reception

Program Agenda | Meeting Organizers | Sponsors & Exhibitors | Sponsorship Opportunities | Young Investigator Awards

Date & Venue

Saturday, December 9, 2023
6:00 - 10:00 p.m. PST

University Club Atop Symphony Towers
750 B Street Suite #3400
San Diego, CA 92101



Preliminary Program

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Doors and Registration Open, Social Gathering, Visit Exhibit Booths

7:00 – 7:30 p.m.   CAHON Presentations   
                              Opening Remarks and Introduction of VIP Guests
                              RuiRong Yuan, MD, PhD - Board Chair

                              CAHON Updates
                              Hongtao Liu, MD, PhD - Vice President

                              Updates on CAHON Journals
                              Delong Liu, MD, PhD - Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Hematology & Oncology

7:30 – 8:15 p.m.   Scientific Presentations

  • 7:30 – 7:45 p.m.   Changing Landscape in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
                                  Kenneth Anderson, MD – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • 7:45 – 8:00 p.m.   Introduction to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)
                                  Nikki Yuill, LCSW – Director, Information Resource Center
  • 8:00 – 8:15 p.m.   Novel CAR-T Cellular Therapy for Hematological Malignancies
                                  He Huang, MD, PhD - Director of Institution of Hematology, Zhejiang University,President of the First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China

8:15 – 8:30 p.m.   Young Investigator Award Ceremony
J Christine Ye, MD | Wenru Song, MD, PhD |JingZhou Hou, MD, PhD

8:30 – 8:40 p.m.  Closing Remarks
                              Ruirong Yuan, MD, PhD - CAHON Board Chair


8:40 – 10:00 p.m.  Networking Reception

Meeting Organizers

RuiRong Yuan, MD, PhD - CAHON Board Chair
JingZhou Hou, MD, PhD - CAHON Board Chair-Elect, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Wenru Song, MD, PhD - Kira Pharmaceutical
Hongato Liu, MD, PhD - University of Madison Wisconsin
J. Christine Ye, MD, PhD - MD Anderson Cancer Institute


Winter Symposium Supporters

Corporate Partners

Annual Supporters

Silver Sponsor


Abbvie GSK Secura Bio

Sponsorship Opportunities

Becoming a sponsor is a unique opportunity to connect with the most influential group of Chinese hematologists and oncologists in a virtual setting.  The content of this event is designed to attract medical professionals from every career level and to share the latest scientific findings, methods, technologies to facilitate their practice.

Winter 2023 Young Investigator Award (YIA)             

Proudly Sponsored By 

To foster growth and achievement amongst CAHON’s early career or physician-in-training members, CAHON will award up to five Young Investigator Awards (YIA) based on the scientific merit of abstracts submitted to the 2023 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting.

Each awardee will receive $500 and a certificate of award at the Young Investigator Award Ceremony.

The application deadline is: Monday, November 13, 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Current CAHON member –Available to physicians-in-training, including residency or fellowship training (Associate Member Category, waived dues) or physicians within 3 years of fellowship training at the level of instructor or assistant professor (Active Member Category, dues $100 USD)

Membership applications available at http://www.cahon.org/membership

  1. Recognized as the first or senior author in the poster or podium presentation at the 2023 ASH Annual Meeting.
  2. Availability to attend CAHON’s Young Investigator Award Ceremony during CAHON’s 2023 Winter Symposium on December 9, 2023 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. PST in San Diego, CA.

Application Instructions

Applications should include:

  • YIA Application Form
  • Accepted 2023 ASH abstract including the abstract category (i.e., clinical, translational, etc.)
  • CV, including education and current training level or position

Please submit application materials to Eli Gonzalez-Rehorst at egonzalez-rehorst@cahon.org

The award winners will be announced in early December by email notification and on the CAHON website. Awards will also be presented to the winners during the CAHON 2023 Winter Symposium in San Diego.

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