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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.

Luminary Awardees:

Francis Collins PhotoDr. Francis S. Collins – played a vital role in the multibillion-dollar effort to sequence the human genome, one of the most significant scientific undertakings of our time. While Director of the National Institute of Health, he advised President Obama on prominent health initiatives, such as the BRAIN and Cancer Moonshot initiatives and the Precision Medicine Initiative.

Elaine Mardis PhotoDr. Elaine Mardis – for her leading efforts in genome sequencing and for developing applications and processes to support therapeutic decision-making.


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Keith Yamamoto PhotoDr. 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.


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Pioneer Awardees:

Kathy Giusti PhotoKathy 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.

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Mark Levin PhotoMark 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.

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We are enthusiastic about celebrating these honorees and having them join us at PMWC 2017 Duke as both speakers and luminaries.

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Discount Code: Linkedin_PMWC

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.

Event Highlights

May 24, 2017 8:00am to May 25, 2017 5:15pm
Duke University
Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708
$1187.50 before May 25Using Discount code: Linkedin_PMWC

Registration: PMWC Conferences

Duke May 24-25, 2017

CME Credit
2 Track Speaker Lineup
Access to the exhibition
Breakfast & lunch refreshments
Networking App
Award Reception

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Silicon Valley Jan 22-24, 2018

65+ Sessions 4 Tracks
250+ Speaker lineup
Access to the exhibition
Breakfast & lunch refreshments
Networking App
Award Reception

Having Trouble Registering? We accept all major credit cards. Select 'PayPal Check out' and press 'Pay with Debit or Credit Card'.
Click here or call (650)-961-8877 to contact the PMWC Team for Help.