Research!America is hosting an interactive panel discussion, A World Without Disease: Can We Get There?, on June 20 at the BIO International Convention in San Diego, California. Panelists include Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D., MPA, director, Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy, Duke University and Research!America board member; William Hait, M.D., Ph.D., global head at Janssen Research and Development and Research!America board member; and Donna Cryer, JD, president and CEO of the Global Liver Institute. Luke Timmerman, founder and editor, Timmerman Report, will moderate the panel.
The discussion will explore the current biomedical landscape, from implications of new technologies and challenges of leveraging limited resources to maximize patient benefit, to the scope and pace of medical progress. Panelists will address questions such as: How is success defined? and What are the true limits to extending the healthy lifespan and eradicating disease? The panelists’ broad and unique experiences, from federal, industry, academia and patient perspectives, will allow for a dynamic discussion on a variety of topics impacting the biomedical community and its future.
The BIO International Convention is the largest global event for the biotechnology industry and attracts the biggest names in biotech, offers key networking and partnering opportunities, and provides insights on major trends affecting the industry. This event covers a variety of research areas, including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy. In addition to the wide variety of sessions, the convention will also have an Exhibition Hall, where many of Research!America’s alliance members will be exhibiting. For more information visit www.convention.bio.org.