PMWC Conference Co-Hosts

University of Michigan

PMWC Interview with Chris Ianelli, M.D., Ph.D., Founder & CEO, iSpecimen

Q: iSpecimen recently announced the launch of the iSpecimen Marketplace for human biospecimens. Can you tell us more about this marketplace? A: The iSpecimen Marketplace is the first-of-its-kind, self-service platform for researchers to search for and obtain human...
Read More

Q&A with Elizabeth Blackburn (2009 Nobel laureate), PMWC 2018 SV Honoree

Q: Your research and discovery around telomeres has been groundbreaking. Why are telomeres so important and what can we learn about them for future applications such as extending life span? A: Science continues to uncover ever more critical details about telomeres and...
Read More

Interview with Edward S. Kim Chair, Solid Tumor Oncology and Investigational Therapeutics, Levine Cancer Institute

Kim, you are the chair of Solid Tumor Oncology and Investigational Therapeutics and the Donald S. Kim distinguished chair for cancer research at the Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System in Charlotte, NC. Q: What are some of the activities of the Levine...
Read More

Next Proposed “Big Science” Project Focuses on Pre-Cancer

PMWC will focus on understanding the tipping point of cancer at its upcoming conference Cancer prevention is the holy grail of cancer elimination. It’s apparent now, that making this concept a reality will require a deep understanding of the molecular events that lead...
Read More

Chris Callahan, GeneInsight: Interview Q&A

Q: There are many solutions available in support of the molecular and genetics testing labs workflow. What are some of biggest challenges molecular and genetic testing labs have to overcome? A: Currently, labs are really struggling to find a way forward as the...
Read More

Is your genetic privacy at risk?

The workplace wellness industry is growing as evidenced by the many types of wellness programs offered by large employers, including IBM, Aetna, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Google. These programs are intended to provide incentives for employees to make healthy life...
Read More

NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins Discusses the All of Us Initiative and NIH Funding with PMWC

Dr. Francis S. Collins, Director of the NIH has advised President Obama on prominent health initiatives, such as the BRAIN and Cancer Moonshot initiatives and the Precision Medicine Initiative. He also played a vital role in the multibillion-dollar effort to sequence...
Read More

Q&A with Mark Levin, Partner, Third Rock Ventures (TRV)

Q: What is the firm’s approach to working with Precision Medicine start up companies? A: At Third Rock Ventures, our sole focus is to create great companies based on bold ideas that meet at the intersection of science, strategy, business and medicine. Our approach is...
Read More

Interview with Kathy Giusti, Founder, MMRF & Co-Chair, HBS Kraft PM Accelerator

Pioneer in Business Leadership to Advance Innovative Models and Speed Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine   Can you tell us a little bit about the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation and its accomplishments? I founded the MMRF in 1998, shortly after I was...
Read More

Celebrating Leaders of Change at PMWC 2017

Announcing the Luminary and Pioneer Awardees 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...
Read More

Join program chair, Dr. George Sledge for PMWC 2018 Silicon Valley today, the rate is going up!

The Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC), in its 13th installment, will take place in Silicon Valley on January 22-24, 2018. The program will traverse innovative technologies, driving initiatives, and clinical case studies that enable the translation of precision medicine into direct improvements in health care. Conference attendees will have an opportunity to learn first-hand about the latest developments and advancements in precision medicine and cutting-edge new strategies and solutions that are changing how patients are treated.

Agenda highlights:

    • More than 70 sessions with 250+ thought-provoking, insightful talks that cover all facets of precision medicine
    • Four tracks will showcase sessions on the latest advancements in precision medicine which include, but are not limited to:
        • Immuno-oncology
        • Cancer and rare disease diagnostics
        • Biomarker and companion diagnostics
        • Big data approaches
        • NGS applications
        • AI applications
        • Liquid biopsy advancements
        • Wellness & Aging
        • CRISPR
        • The human microbiome
        • Infectious disease ID and monitoring
        • The importance of patient engagement
        • 3-D technologies
        • Updates on data and regulatory policies
        • Metabolomics in precision medicine
        • mHealth and Telehealth
One track will be dedicated to the various aspects of the All of Us Research Program, while another session will focus on educating California’s legislators.

 

Confirmed thought leaders include:

The Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC), in its 13th installment, will take place in Silicon Valley on January 22-24, 2018. The program will traverse innovative technologies, driving initiatives, and clinical case studies that enable the translation of precision medicine into direct improvements in health care. Conference attendees will have an opportunity to learn first-hand about the latest developments and advancements in precision medicine and cutting-edge new strategies and solutions that are changing how patients are treated. Agenda highlights:

  • More than 70 sessions with 250+ thought-provoking, insightful talks that cover all facets of precision medicine
  • Four tracks will showcase sessions on the latest advancements in precision medicine which include, but are not limited to:
      • Immuno-oncology
      • Cancer and rare disease diagnostics
      • Biomarker and companion diagnostics
      • Big data approaches
      • NGS applications
      • AI applications
      • Liquid biopsy advancements
      • Wellness & Aging
      • CRISPR
      • The human microbiome
      • Infectious disease identification and monitoring
      • The importance of patient engagement
      • 3-D technologies
      • Updates on data and regulatory policies
      • Metabolomics in precision medicine
      • mHealth and Telehealth
  • One track will be dedicated to the various aspects of the All of Us Research Program, while another session will focus on educating California’s legislators.
  • A lineup of 200+ highly regarded speakers featuring pioneering researchers and authorities across the healthcare and biotechnology sectors – browse select PMWC 2017 SV recorded sessions
  • Luminary and Pioneer Awards, honoring individuals who contributed to the field of Precision Medicine
  • 1500+ multidisciplinary attendees, from across the entire spectrum of healthcare, representing different types of companies, technologies, and medical centers with leadership roles in precision medicine

Confirmed thought leaders include:

Sir John Bell

Sir John Bell

Regius Professor of Medicine, Oxford University

sally-davies

Dame Sally Davies

Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, UK Government

BLA00002-Elizabeth-Blackburn

Elizabeth Blackburn

President, Salk Institute

George-Sledge

George Sledge

Professor, Division Chief, Stanford University Medical Center

Jeffrey Bluestone

Jeffrey Bluestone

CEO and President, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

Christopher Ianelli

Christopher Ianelli

Founder & CEO, iSpecimen

Kenneth J. Pienta

Kenneth J. Pienta

Director, Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Roy Beveridge

Roy Beveridge

SVP & Chief Medical Officer, Humana

Kimberly Blackwell

Kimberly Blackwell

Professor of Medicine, Assistant Prof. of Radiation Oncology, Duke Cancer Institute

Joshua Denny

Joshua Denny

Professor of Biomedical Informatics & Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Edward S. Kim

Edward S. Kim

Chair, Solid Tumor Oncology and Investigational Therapeutics, Levine Cancer Institute

Howard L. McLeod

Howard L. McLeod

Medical Director, DeBartolo Family Personalized Medicine Institute, Moffitt Cancer Center

Lee Newcomer

Lee Newcomer

SVP, UnitedHealthcare Oncology and Genetics

Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla

Partner, Khosla Ventures

Troy Brennan

Troy Brennan

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, CVS Caremark Corporation

Event Highlights

When
January 22, 2018 8am to January 24, 2018 5pm
Where
Computer History Museum 1401 N Shoreline Blvd Mountain View, CA 94043
Cost
$1000 by August 31st, 2017

Registration: PMWC Conferences

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.