Stop talking and start doing something: What will you do to accelerate cures?
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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
Michael Milken, Chairman, Milken Institute; Founder, FasterCures
The pace of scientific discovery is breathtaking, the amount of data available for analysis mind-blowing, the biopharma industry is seeing more exciting discovery improve the health of patients, and engagement of patients in all aspects of research is increasing. And yet there are still thousands of diseases for which we have no treatments, hundreds of millions of people suffering every day, and billions of dollars in economic value unrealized. What will you do today to make the biomedical research system work better and faster for all of us? What commitments to action are you willing to make? Our special guests will show us some of the many ways we can accelerate progress now.