Speaker Profile

MPH, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Verily
Biography

Jessica L. Mega, MD, MPH, is the Chief Medical Officer at Verily Life Sciences. As a faculty member at Harvard Medical School (on leave), a senior investigator with the TIMI Study Group, and a cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, she led large, international, randomized trials evaluating novel cardiovascular therapies. She also directed the TIMI Study Group’s Genetics Program. Her research findings have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, JAMA, and elsewhere. Dr. Mega is a graduate of Stanford University, Yale University School of Medicine and Harvard School of Public Health. She completed Internal Medicine Residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Cardiovascular Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. She has won the Laennec Society, Samuel A. Levine, and Douglas P. Zipes Awards, and she is a Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC).

Session Abstract – PMWC 2017 Silicon Valley

Session Synopsis: Clinical genomics is a huge game changing opportunity. Adding technological advancements, large scale computing power, and technical and scientific expertise will uncover the intricacies of human health and disease. The overall goals are disease prevention, proactive healthcare, earlier disease detection, and improved/targeted disease management.

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