Leaders to Discuss Emerging Themes in the Field of Precision Medicine

BIOtech Now
Jeremy Isenberg

The Precision Medicine Leaders Summit will be held in San Diego, CA on August 21-24, 2017.  The Journal of Precision Medicine will host this venerated event for a second time after its inaugural inception in 2016.

The opening keynote address by Dr. George Poste – “The Complex Strategic Landscape for Precision Medicine: Cost, Convergence, Culture, Computing and Creative Destruction” will set the stage for an exciting three days of open discussion.  This along with numerous headline speakers will aim to facilitate audience interaction and engagement and participating in moderated roundtable discussions on a range of topics, including pharmacogenomics, population health, genomic literacy, digital genomics and proteomics.

Laura Esserman, MD, MBA, from the University of California—San Francisco will be giving a keynote entitled, “Next Generation Clinical Trials Are Here – Are We Ready?”  Dr. Esserman was named to the 2016 TIME 100 List of Most Influential People in the World.  Dr. Esserman has recently launched a University of California-wide breast cancer initiative called the Athena Breast Health Network, a project designed to follow 400,000 women from screening through treatment and outcomes, incorporating the latest in molecular testing and web-based tools into the course of care.

BIO members are able to receive a 20% discount on registration by entering “BIO” in the registration form, available here.

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