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Announcing the Luminary and Pioneer Awardees to be honored at
PMWC 2017 Duke!
Each of these highly revered PMWC awardees has played a significant role in transforming health care by advancing precision medicine in the clinic. They accomplished this through their many technological and scientific contributions and their ongoing introductions of novel clinical applications. Based on these notable contributions, the PMWC awards committee has chosen to honor Dr. Francis Collins, Dr. Elaine Mardis, Dr. Keith Yamamoto, Kathy Giusti and Mark Levin at the upcoming east coast Precision Medicine World Conference at Duke, May 24-25, 2017.
Dr. Keith Yamamoto – a recognized leader in science and public policy. He has made an indelible impact by simultaneously advocating for Precision Medicine across multiple sectors including .edu, .gov, .com, and .org.
Kathy Giusti – a widely respected leader in establishing innovative, collaborative research models in tissue banking, genomics, and clinical trials. She is a powerful champion of open-access data sharing and a strong advocate for patient engagement.
Mark Levin – who recognized early on that personalized medicine had the potential to benefit the patient as well as revolutionize pharma and biotech. He brought the relevant stakeholders together to overcome the many challenges of its implementation.
The Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC), held annually in Silicon Valley, will come to North Carolina for the first time on May 24 and 25. Also held previously in Israel and the UK, PMWC is a gathering of multidisciplinary attendees from the international precision medicine community. PMWC 2017 Duke, the 12th installment of the conference, will spotlight the explosion of biomedical technologies, driving initiatives that enable the translation of precision medicine into direct improvements in health care.
- More than 30 sessions with 100+ thought-provoking, insightful talks that cover all facets of precision medicine
- A lineup of 100+ highly regarded speakers featuring recognized authorities across the healthcare and biotechnology sectors
- Luminary and Pioneer Awards honoring Francis Collins of the NIH and more.
- 400+ attendees from across the entire spectrum of healthcare, representing different types of companies, technologies, and medical centers with leadership roles in precision medicine
Topics include: data science to advance precision medicine, the importance of patient engagement, the impact of technology on genomics and medical practice, updates on data and regulatory policies, metabolomics in precision medicine, the emergence of single-cell genomics, monitoring infectious disease, an update on the Personalized Medicine Initiative, mobile health’s role in changing healthcare, liquid biopsy, the microbiome, and much more.
Confirmed thought leaders include: Roy Cooper, North Carolina Governor; Francis S. Collins, National Institutes of Health (NIH); Kathy Giusti, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF); Mark Levin, Third Rock Ventures; Keith R. Yamamoto, UCSF; Jack Bailey, GSK; Elaine Mardis, NCH; Amy Abernethy, Flatiron Health; Chris Boshoff, Pfizer Inc.; Chris Cournoyer, N-of-One; Lee Newcomer, United Health Care; Richard Klausner, GRAIL.
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Duke May 24-25, 2017
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