2015 Program

Sun, 11/01

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Mon, 11/02

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Introductory Remarks
Introduction By
  • Cecilia Arradaza
    Executive Director, Communications, Milken Institute
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Of the person, by the person, for the person: The road to precision medicine
  • Margaret Anderson
    Executive Director, FasterCures

  • Tony Coles
    Chairman and CEO, Yumanity Therapeutics
  • Francis Collins
    Director, National Institutes of Health
  • Isaac Kohane
    Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School
  • Bray Patrick-Lake
    Director, Stakeholder Engagement, Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative, Duke University; Co-Chair, NIH Advisory Committee to the Director Working Group, Precision Medicine Initiative; Senior Fellow, FasterCures
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Disruptors' Academy: Building smarter registries
  • Katherine Maynard
    Principal, PWR

  • Kyle Brown
    CEO and Founder, PatientCrossroads
  • Leah McCormick Howard
    Vice President, Government Relations & Advocacy, National Psoriasis Foundation
  • Megan O'Boyle
    Principal Investigator, Phelan-McDermid Syndrome International Registry; Principal Investigator, PMS Data Network, PCORnet PPRN
  • Jaye Bea Smalley
    Engagement Officer, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Panel: Redefining discovery for the 21st century
  • Rudolph Tanzi
    Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Vice Chair, Neurology Research, Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Shiva Ayyadurai
    Chairman & CEO, CytoSolve, Inc.
  • Keith Black
    Chairman and Professor, Department of Neurosurgery; Director, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Jessica Polka
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Silver Lab, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
  • Murray Stewart
    Chief Medical Officer, Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Keith Yamamoto
    Vice Chancellor for Research; Executive Vice Dean, School of Medicine; Professor, Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Master Builder Workshop: The future of successful R&D partnerships
  • LeeAnn Bailey
    Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Kimberly Myers
    Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

  • Stephanie Devaney
    Project Manager, Precision Medicine Initiative, White House Office of Chief of Staff
  • Caren Heller
    Chief Scientific Officer, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
  • Kathy Hudson
    Deputy Director for Science, Outreach, and Policy, National Institutes of Health
  • Gabriela Lavezzari
    Assistant Vice President, Scientific and Regulatory Advocacy, PhRMA
  • Pablo Legorreta
    Founder and CEO, Royalty Pharma
11:50 AM – 12:10 PM
Mashup with Sean Parker and The Honorable Fred Upton
Introduction By
  • Melissa Stevens
    Executive Director, Center for Strategic Philanthropy, Milken Institute

  • Sean Parker
    Chairman, The Parker Foundation
  • The Honorable Fred Upton
    Chairman, Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Welcoming Remarks
  • Lisa Simms Booth
    External Affairs and Operations Director, FasterCures
12:45 PM – 1:00 PM
Time=Lives Talk: Creativity: Can storytelling shape the way we do medicine?
  • Benjamin Schwartz
    Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Columbia University; Staff Cartoonist, The New Yorker
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Channeling the power of the "P" in patient-centricity
  • Kim McCleary
    Managing Director, FasterCures

  • Dana Ball
    Executive Director and Co-Founder, T1D Exchange; CEO, Unitio, Inc.
  • Stacey Chang
    Executive Director, Design Institute for Health, Dell Medical School & College of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin
  • Peter Margolis
    Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Research, James M. Anderson Center for Health System Excellence, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Roslyn Schneider
    Global Patient Affairs Lead, Pfizer Medical, Pfizer
  • Jeffrey Shuren
    Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Disruptors' Academy: What's next for venture philanthropy?
  • Louis DeGennaro
    President and CEO, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Christopher Austin
    Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health
  • Kenneth Hobby
    President, Cure SMA
  • Annie Kennedy
    Senior Vice President, Legislation & Public Policy, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy
  • Todd Sherer
    CEO, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
Panel: On the horizon: R&D renaissance or reboot?
  • Robert Califf
    Deputy Commissioner, Medical Products and Tobacco, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

  • Kenneth Buetow
    Director, Computational Science and Informatics Core Program, Complex Adaptive Systems Initiative, Arizona State University
  • Max Hodak
    Co-Founder, Transcriptic
  • Clifford Hudis
    Vice President for Government Relations and Chief Advocacy Officer; Chief, Breast Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Teri Lawver
    Global Commercial Strategy Leader, Global Vice President, Cardiovascular and Metabolism, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
  • Michael Rosenblatt
    Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Merck
2:45 PM – 4:15 PM
Master Builder Workshop: Grab your toolbox: Building a patient-centered platform from the ground up
  • Debra Lappin
    Principal, FaegreBD Consulting
  • David Zook
    Chair, FaegreBD Consulting

  • John F. P. Bridges
    Associate Professor, Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Andrea Ferris
    President and Chairman, LUNGevity Foundation
  • Bennett Levitan
    Senior Director, Benefit-Risk Assessment, Department of Epidemiology, Janssen Research & Development
  • Kathryn O'Callaghan
    Acting Associate Center Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Joe Selby
    Executive Director, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
4:05 PM – 4:25 PM
Mashup with Margaret Anderson and Robert Califf
  • Margaret Anderson
    Executive Director, FasterCures
  • Robert Califf
    Deputy Commissioner, Medical Products and Tobacco, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tue, 11/03

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Introductory Remarks
Introduction By
  • Samantha Mayberry
    Senior Associate, FasterCures
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Gimme my %^&* data
  • Gillian Tett
    U.S. Managing Editor and Columnist, Financial Times

  • Linda Avey
    Co-Founder & CEO, We Are Curious, Inc.
  • Brian Druker
    Director, Oregon Health and Science University Knight Cancer Institute; JELD-WEN Chair of Leukemia Research; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Stephen Friend
    President, Sage Bionetworks
  • Ben Heywood
    Co-Founder and President, PatientsLikeMe
  • Michael Milken
    Chairman, Milken Institute; Founder, FasterCures
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Disruptors' Academy: Crafting a high-impact prize or challenge: Lessons from the field
  • Josh Sommer
    Executive Director, Chordoma Foundation

  • Imran Babar
    Vice President, Scientific Affairs, Rare Genomics
  • Alph Bingham
    Founder and Board Member, Innocentive
  • Sridaran Natesan
    Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Science Relations (North America), Sanofi
  • Sara Shnider
    Executive Director, Prize4Life
Panel: Breaking down information silos: Beyond meaningful use
  • Kathi Hanna
    Senior Fellow, FasterCures

  • Beth Meagher
    Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • J. Marc Overhage
    Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Cerner Corporation
  • Paul Stang
    Vice-President, Global R&D Epidemiology, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
  • Jon White
    Deputy National Coordinator, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Adam Wilcox
    Director of Medical Informatics, Intermountain Healthcare
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Master Builder Workshop: Partnering with patients on value, coverage, and reimbursement
  • Nancy McGee
    Executive Vice President, Avalere Health
  • Josh Seidman
    Senior Vice President, Avalere Health

  • Mary Dwight
    Senior Vice President, Policy and Community Affairs, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Cindy McDonald-Everett
    Executive Director and Oncology TA Head, Global Pricing & Payer Planning, Amgen
  • Mark Wagar
    President, Heritage Medical Systems
12:05 PM – 12:25 PM
Mashup with Richard Pops and Luke Timmerman
  • Richard Pops
    Chairman and CEO, Alkermes
  • Luke Timmerman
    Founder & Editor, The Timmerman Report
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Stop talking and start doing something: What will you do to accelerate cures?
Introduction By
  • Michael Milken
    Chairman, Milken Institute; Founder, FasterCures

  • Nancy Brown
    CEO, American Heart Association
  • Aisling Burnand, MBE
    Chief Executive, Association of Medical Research Charities
  • Paul Hastings
    Chairman and CEO, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals
  • Plavi Mittal
    President and CEO, Jain Foundation
  • Melissa Painter
    Executive Producer, 5D Global Studio @ Wondros
  • William Reeve
    Member, Board of Directors, Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
  • Jeff Rowbottom
    U.S. Partner, Pontifax
  • Rob Summers
    Advocate, Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
  • Jedd Wolchok
    Chief, Melanoma and Immunotherapeutics Service, and Lloyd J. Old and Virginia and Daniel K. Ludwig Chair for Clinical Investigation, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Board Member, FasterCures

Closing Remarks
  • Margaret Anderson
    Executive Director, FasterCures
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Action Steps & Closing Remarks
  • Margaret Anderson
    Executive Director, FasterCures