PMWC 2018 Silicon Valley Session Themes

Pathogen ID Showcase   Session Chair: TBA

Pathogen ID Showcase

Session Chair: TBA

The Power of Connection: Leveraging Public-private Datasets to Drive Discovery   Session Chair: Brandi Davis-Dusenbery, Seven Bridges

The Power of Connection: Leveraging Public-private Datasets to Drive Discovery

Session Chair: Brandi Davis-Dusenbery, Seven Bridges

Big Thoughts About Small Data   Session Chair: Anil Sethi, Ciitizen

Big Thoughts About Small Data

Session Chair: Anil Sethi, Ciitizen

Wellness and Aging Showcase   Session Chair: TBA

Wellness and Aging Showcase

Session Chair: TBA

Disruptive Approaches and Technologies in Personalized Medicine   Session Chair: Stephane Budel, DeciBio Consulting

Disruptive Approaches and Technologies in Personalized Medicine

Session Chair: Stephane Budel, DeciBio Consulting

NGS Instruments and Consumables Showcase

NGS Instruments and Consumables Showcase

NGS Data Showcase   Session Chair: Nick Lench, Congenica

NGS Data Showcase

Session Chair: Nick Lench, Congenica

AACR Project GENIE: An International Cancer Registry   Session Chair: Alexander S. Baras, Johns Hopkins Hospital

AACR Project GENIE: An International Cancer Registry

Session Chair: Alexander S. Baras, Johns Hopkins Hospital

How AI will Cure Cancer   Session Chair: Marty Tenenbaum, Cancer Commons

How AI will Cure Cancer

Session Chair: Marty Tenenbaum, Cancer Commons

Internationally Standardized Assays to Monitor Treatment and Residual Disease   Session Chair: Jeffrey Edward Miller, Invivoscribe

Internationally Standardized Assays to Monitor Treatment and Residual Disease

Session Chair: Jeffrey Edward Miller, Invivoscribe

Value-based Healthcare – Learning from Others   Session Chair: R. Adams Dudley, UCSF

Value-based Healthcare – Learning from Others

Session Chair: R. Adams Dudley, UCSF

PMWC 2018 Company Competition   Session Chair: Pratima Rao, NanoDimension

PMWC 2018 Company Competition

Session Chair: Pratima Rao, NanoDimension

Developing Multimodal Strategies for Molecular Diagnostic Oncology Testing   Session Chair: Maher Albitar, NeoGenomics

Developing Multimodal Strategies for Molecular Diagnostic Oncology Testing

Session Chair: Maher Albitar, NeoGenomics

Improving Clinical Outcomes with Liquid Biopsy   Session Chair: TBA

Improving Clinical Outcomes with Liquid Biopsy

Session Chair: TBA

Large Scale Sequencing and Genetics Initiatives   Session Chair: Aris Baras, Regeneron Genetics Center

Large Scale Sequencing and Genetics Initiatives

Session Chair: Aris Baras, Regeneron Genetics Center

Comprehensive Genome Analytics in Rare Disease Diagnostics & Discovery   Session Chair: Nick Lench, Congenica

Comprehensive Genome Analytics in Rare Disease Diagnostics & Discovery

Session Chair: Nick Lench, Congenica

Enabling Precision Medicine Through Automated Literature Analysis   Session Chair: Mark Kiel, Genomenon

Enabling Precision Medicine Through Automated Literature Analysis

Session Chair: Mark Kiel, Genomenon

Genetics to Therapeutics    Session Chair: Aris Baras, Regeneron Genetics Center

Genetics to Therapeutics

Session Chair: Aris Baras, Regeneron Genetics Center

Cell-based Immunotherapies   Session Chair: Jeffrey Bluestone, Parker Institute

Cell-based Immunotherapies

Session Chair: Jeffrey Bluestone, Parker Institute

The Scalable Systems Framework for AI and Deep/Machine Learning   Session Chair: Atul Butte, UCSF

The Scalable Systems Framework for AI and Deep/Machine Learning

Session Chair: Atul Butte, UCSF

Expediting Patient Diagnosis and Treatment with AI and Machine Learning   Session Chair: Eric Schadt, Sema4

Expediting Patient Diagnosis and Treatment with AI and Machine Learning

Session Chair: Eric Schadt, Sema4

CRISPR Showcase   Session Chair: Emmanuelle Charpentier, Max Planck Institute

CRISPR Showcase

Session Chair: Emmanuelle Charpentier, Max Planck Institute

Biospecimens as Building Blocks for Precision Medicine Discovery   Session Chair: Christopher Ianelli, iSpecimen

Biospecimens as Building Blocks for Precision Medicine Discovery

Session Chair: Christopher Ianelli, iSpecimen

CRISPR Technology – How It Has Changed Biological Research   Session Chair: Emmanuelle Charpentier, Max Planck Institute

CRISPR Technology – How It Has Changed Biological Research

Session Chair: Emmanuelle Charpentier, Max Planck Institute

Microbiome Showcase   Session Chair:  Nick Conley, Epibiome

Microbiome Showcase

Session Chair: Nick Conley, Epibiome

Clinical Dx Showcase

Clinical Dx Showcase

Liquid Biopsy Showcase   Session Chair: Andre Marziali, Boreal Genomics

Liquid Biopsy Showcase

Session Chair: Andre Marziali, Boreal Genomics

Informed Health Decisions Through Creating a Learning Ecosystem   Session Chair:  Kenneth J. Pienta, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Informed Health Decisions Through Creating a Learning Ecosystem

Session Chair: Kenneth J. Pienta, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Making RNA Analysis Routine in the Clinic   Session Chair:  Rebecca Brandes, Agilent

Making RNA Analysis Routine in the Clinic

Session Chair: Rebecca Brandes, Agilent

Digital Health – Clinical Trials and Real World Evidence   Session Chair: Sanjeev Bhavnani, Scripps Health

Digital Health – Clinical Trials and Real World Evidence

Session Chair: Sanjeev Bhavnani, Scripps Health

Marrying a Drug with Diagnostics   Session Chair: Dan Snyder, Molecular MD

Marrying a Drug with Diagnostics

Session Chair: Dan Snyder, Molecular MD

All of Us: Building a Protocol for All – Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications   Session Chair: Stephanie Devaney, NIH

All of Us: Building a Protocol for All – Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications

Session Chair: Stephanie Devaney, NIH

Bringing the Next Generation of IO Biomarkers to the Clinic   Session Chair: Alessandra Cesano, Nanostring

Bringing the Next Generation of IO Biomarkers to the Clinic

Session Chair: Alessandra Cesano, Nanostring

All of Us: Engaging Underrepresented Populations   Session Chair: Dara Richardson-Heron, NIH

All of Us: Engaging Underrepresented Populations

Session Chair: Dara Richardson-Heron, NIH

All of Us: Breaking Down Data Silos – Data Sharing and EHR Interoperability   Session Chair: Josh Denny, Vanderbilt University

All of Us: Breaking Down Data Silos – Data Sharing and EHR Interoperability

Session Chair: Josh Denny, Vanderbilt University

The State of Genomics Guided Clinical Decision Support   Session Chair: Sean Scott, QIAGEN

The State of Genomics Guided Clinical Decision Support

Session Chair: Sean Scott, QIAGEN

The Challenges and Rewards of Bringing AI into the Clinic for Health & Disease Management   Session Chair: Chris Cournoyer, N-of-One

The Challenges and Rewards of Bringing AI into the Clinic for Health & Disease Management

Session Chair: Chris Cournoyer, N-of-One

Applying Machine Learning to Deliver Value for a Range of Healthcare Stakeholders   Session Chair: Diane Wuest, GNS Healthcare

Applying Machine Learning to Deliver Value for a Range of Healthcare Stakeholders

Session Chair: Diane Wuest, GNS Healthcare

AI-driven Pre-clinical and Clinical Drug Design, Discovery, and Development   Session Chair: Alex Zhavoronkov, Insilico Medicine, Inc

AI-driven Pre-clinical and Clinical Drug Design, Discovery, and Development

Session Chair: Alex Zhavoronkov, Insilico Medicine, Inc

Economic and Socio-political Aspects of Precision Medicine   Session Chair: Kevin Knopf, Cancer Commons

Economic and Socio-political Aspects of Precision Medicine

Session Chair: Kevin Knopf, Cancer Commons

AI Showcase   Session Chair: Eric Schadt, Sema4

AI Showcase

Session Chair: Eric Schadt, Sema4

The Role Of Blockchain in Precision Medicine   Session Chair: Kamaljit Behera, Frost & Sullivan

The Role Of Blockchain in Precision Medicine

Session Chair: Kamaljit Behera, Frost & Sullivan

Operating Molecular Tumor Board    Session Chair: Lincoln Nadauld, Intermountain Healthcare

Operating Molecular Tumor Board

Session Chair: Lincoln Nadauld, Intermountain Healthcare

The Promises of Combination Therapies   Session Chair: Jon Wigginton, MacroGenics

The Promises of Combination Therapies

Session Chair: Jon Wigginton, MacroGenics

Status Quo of Therapeutic Discoveries   Session Chair: Axel Hoos, GSK

Status Quo of Therapeutic Discoveries

Session Chair: Axel Hoos, GSK

Challenges in Patient Selection   Session Chair: Jennifer A. Wargo, MD Anderson

Challenges in Patient Selection

Session Chair: Jennifer A. Wargo, MD Anderson

Predictive Biomarkers in IO   Session Chair: Ann Kapoun, OncoMed

Predictive Biomarkers in IO

Session Chair: Ann Kapoun, OncoMed

Total Cost Challenges of IO Care   Session Chair: Howard L. McLeod, Moffitt Cancer Center

Total Cost Challenges of IO Care

Session Chair: Howard L. McLeod, Moffitt Cancer Center

Targeting the Tumor Microenvironment   Session Chair: Raghu Kalluri, MD Anderson

Targeting the Tumor Microenvironment

Session Chair: Raghu Kalluri, MD Anderson

Cancer Vaccines to Boost the Immune System   Session Chair: Ugur Sahin, BioNTech AG

Cancer Vaccines to Boost the Immune System

Session Chair: Ugur Sahin, BioNTech AG

Accelerating Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing: Navigating the Path to Reimbursement   Session Moderator: Rebecca Hemenway, Edico Genome

Accelerating Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing: Navigating the Path to Reimbursement

Session Moderator: Rebecca Hemenway, Edico Genome

Delivering Laboratory Reports That Translate into Clinical Actions for Oncologists   Session Chair: John Shon, Illumina

Delivering Laboratory Reports That Translate into Clinical Actions for Oncologists

Session Chair: John Shon, Illumina

Strategies for Improving Patient Survivorship   Session Chair: Jani Ahonala, Noona Healthcare

Strategies for Improving Patient Survivorship

Session Chair: Jani Ahonala, Noona Healthcare

Precision Radiation Therapy in Cancer Treatment   Session Chair: Quynh-Thu Le, Stanford Health Care

Precision Radiation Therapy in Cancer Treatment

Session Chair: Quynh-Thu Le, Stanford Health Care

Immunotherapy Showcase   Session Chair: Ira Mellman, Genentech

Immunotherapy Showcase

Session Chair: Ira Mellman, Genentech