Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of hematologists, oncologists, nurses, pharmacists, students and researchers involved in the care of patients with CLL.

Statement of Need/Program Overview

The theme of the program, International Knowledge & Clinical Practice in 2022, reflects the collaboration to advance the research and treatment of patients with CLL globally. The content will reflect the most up-to-date clinical advancements in the CLL field.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Improving treatment of early stage CLL
  • Understanding data from the most recent clinical trials
  • Evaluating efficacy and toxicity of novel agents Understanding the role of the pathologist in CLL diagnosis


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Program Agenda

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Accreditation Statement  

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and MD Education Ltd. MER is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team

Physician Credit

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Medical Education Resources ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our educational programs. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. MER is committed to providing its learners with high-quality activities that promote improvements or quality in health care and not the business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:




Reported Financial Relationship

Susan O’Brien (Chair)

Consultant: AbbVie, Alexion, Amgen, Aptose Biosciences Inc, Astellas, AstraZeneca, Autolus, Bristol Myers Squibb, Celgene, DynaMed, Eli Lilly and Company, Gilead, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen Oncology, Johnson and Johnson, Juno Therapeutics, MEI Pharma Inc, Merck, NOVA Research Company, Pfizer, Pharmacyclics, TG Therapeutics, Vaniam Group LCC, Verastem, Vida Ventures

Research Support: Lacerta, Alliance, Beigene Ltd, Caribou Biosciences Inc, Gilead, Kite, Loxo Oncology Inc, Mustang, Nurix Therapeutics Inc, Pfizer, Pharmacyclics, Regeneron, TG Therapeutics

John Gribben (Chair)

To follow


Othman Al-Sawaf (January 2022)

Honoraria: Roche, Janssen, Gilead, AbbVie, AstraZeneca, Adaptive, BeiGene

Advisory Boards: AstraZeneca, Roche, Janssen, Gilead, AbbVie

Personal fees: Roche, Janssen, Gilead, AbbVie, AstraZeneca

Research grants: Beigene, Roche, Janssen, AbbVie

John Seymour (January 2022)

Advisory Boards: AbbVie, Acerta, Celgene, Genentech, Gilead, Janssen, Mei Pharma, Morphosys, Roche, Susesis, Takeda

Speakers’ Bureau: AbbVie, Celgene, Roche

Research Funding: AbbVie, Celgene, Janssen, Roche

Expert Testimony: Celgene, Roche

Jacqueline Barrientos (February 2022)

Advisory Boards: Beigene, AbbVie, Genentech

Research Support: AbbVie, Velosbio, Oncternal Therapeutics

Paolo Ghia (February 2022)

Advisory Boards: AbbVie, AstraZeneca, BMS, Jassen, Beigene, MSD, Roche, Sanofi

Research Recipient: AbbVie, AstraZeneca, BMS, Jassen

Honoraria: AbbVie, AstraZeneca, BMS, Jassen, Beigene, MSD, Roche, Sanofi

Ian Flinn (March 2022)

Consultancy: AbbVie, AstraZeneca, BeiGene, Century Therapeutics, Genentech, Genmab, Gilead Sciences, Great Point Partners, Hutchison

MediPharma, Iksuda Therapeutics, InnoCare Pharma, Janssen, Juno Therapeutics, Kite Pharma, MorphoSys, Novartis, Nurix Therapeutics, Pharmacyclics, Roche, Seattle Genetics, Servier Pharmaceuticals, Takeda, TG Therapeutics, Unum Therapeutics, Verastem, Vincerx Pharma, Yingli Pharmaceuticals

Research Grants: AbbVie, Acerta Pharma, Agios, ArQule, AstraZeneca, BeiGene, Biopath, Bristol Myers Squibb, CALIBR, CALGB, Celgene, City of Hope National Medical Center, Constellation Pharmaceuticals, Curis, CTI Biopharma, Fate Therapeutics, Forma Therapeutics, Forty Seven, Genentech, Gilead Sciences, InnoCare Pharma, IGM Biosciences, Incyte, Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Janssen, Kite Pharma, Loxo, Merck, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, MorphoSys, Myeloid Therapeutics, Novartis, Nurix, Pfizer, Pharmacyclics, Portola Pharmaceuticals, Rhizen Pharmaceuticals, Roche, Seattle Genetics, Tessa Therapeutics, TCR2 Therapeutics, TG Therapeutics, Trillium Therapeutics, Triphase Research & Development Corp., Unum Therapeutics, Verastem

Carol Moreno (March 2022)


John Gribben (April 2022 + Co Chair)

Honoraria: AbbVie, AstraZeneca, BMS/Celgene, Kite, Janssen, Morphosys, Novartis, Pharmacyclics, TG Therapeutics

Grant funding: NIHR, Wellcome Trust, Cancer Research UK, MRC, Janssen, AstraZeneca, Celgene/BMS

PI of clinical trials: AbbVie, BeiGene, Epizyme, Janssen, Kite/Gilead, Merck, MorphoSys, Pharmacyclics, Roche/Genentech, Takeda, TG Therapeutics

Jennifer Brown (April 2022)

Consultant: AbbVie, AstraZeneca, Acerta, BMS, Juno, Celgene, Catapult, Eli Lilly, Genentech, roche, Hutchmed, Janssen, MEI Pharma, Morphosys, AG, Novartis, Pfizer, Pharmacyclics, Rigel, Beigene.

Research Funding: Beigene, Gilead, Loxo Onc, Eli Lilly, SecurBio, Sun Pharma, TG Therapeutics.

Wojciech Jurczak (May 2022)

Advisory Boards: Janssen, Astra Zeneca, Loxo, Beigene. Meipharma

Research Funding: Abbvie, Astra Zeneca, Bayer, Beigene, Celgene,Gilead Sciences, Janssen, Loxo, Merck, Msd, Meipharma, Roche, Takeda, TgTherapeutics,

Jennifer Woyach (May 2022)

Research Support: AbbVie, Loxo Onc, Verastem, Kayropharm, Morphosys, Schrodinger.

Advisory Board: Brukinsa.

Consultant: AstraZeneca, Janssen, Pharmacyclics, Newave, Beigene, Genentech.

Debbie Stephens (June 2022)

Advisory Board: Karyopharm, TG Therapeutics

Research Funding: ACE

Stephan Stilgenbauer (June 2022)

Honoraria: Abbvie, Amgen, Celgene, Genentech, Gilead, GSK, Hoffmann-La Roche, Janssen, Novartis, Pharmacyclics.

Research Support: Abbvie, Amgen, Celgene, Genentech, Gilead, GSK, Hoffmann-La Roche, Janssen, Novartis, Pharmacyclics.

Speaker Fees: Abbvie, Amgen, Celgene, Genentech, Gilead, GSK, Hoffmann-La Roche, Janssen, Novartis, Pharmacyclics.

Travel Support: Abbvie, Amgen, Celgene, Genentech, Gilead, GSK, Hoffmann-La Roche, Janssen, Novartis, Pharmacyclics.

Carolyn Owen (August 2022)

Honoraria: AbbVie, AstraZeneca, Janssen

Arnon Kater (October 2022)


Davide Rossi (November 2022)

Honoraria: AbbVie, AstraZeneca, Janssen

Anna Schuh (December 2022)

Advisory Board: Roche, Janssen, Abbvie

Grant: Jansssen

Honoraria: Roche, AbbVie




The content managers reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:


Name of Content ManagerReported Financial Relationship
MD Education Ltd.No financial relationships to disclose
Planners at Medical Education ResourcesNo financial relationships to disclose

Method of Participation

During the period January 2022 through December 2023, participants must 1) read the CME information such as the learning objectives and faculty disclosures, 2) study the educational activity, 3) complete the posttest by recording the best answer to each question, and 4) complete the evaluation form.

A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and a completed posttest with a score of 70% or better. Statements of credit will be issued after completion of each of the 12, monthly, activities.





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Fee Information

There is no fee for this educational activity.


This programme has been supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

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