Speaker Profile

M.D., M.P.H, Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Vice President, UPMC

Biography
Dr. Angus oversees UPMC's clinical research, implementation science and data analytics, with a particular emphasis on UPMC's learning health system initiatives. He also is associate vice chancellor for Healthcare Innovation at the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences. He is a distinguished professor and holds the Mitchell P. Fink Endowed Chair in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, with secondary appointments in Medicine, Health Policy and Management, and Clinical and Translational Science. Since 2008, Dr. Angus has served as chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine. Since 2015, he also has been the physician director of the UPMC ICU Service Center, responsible for the provision of ICU services across the 30-plus hospital system. He also is a senior editor at JAMA.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley


  • Hope or Hype? The Role of ML in Drug Discovery and Development (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Ansuman Satpathy, Stanford University
    - Marcel Hop, Genentech
    - Noam Solomon, ImmunAI
    - Stacie Calad-Thomson, BioSymetrics
    - Marina Sirota, UCSF
  • Advancing Research and Drug Discovery with UK Biobank
    Session Chair: Asha Collins, DNAnexus
    - Mark Effingham, UK Biobank
  • AI in Small Molecule Design and Screening
    Session Chair: Alex Zhavoronkov, Insilico Medicine
    - Najat Khan, Johnson & Johnson
    - Martin Emanuel Bittner, Arctoris
  • AI/ML in Clinical Trial Design, Patient Selection and Prediction of Outcomes
    Session Chair: Peter Lipsky, Ampel Bio
    - Mika Newton, xCures, Inc.
    - Mark Smith, MedStar Health
    - William Oh, Sema4
  • Emerging Data-driven Clinical Trials
    Session Chair: Adrian Lee, UPMC
    - Laura Esserman, UCSF
    - Derek Angus, UPMC
  • Generating Novel Insights through AI and Multimodal Analysis
    - Philippe Menu, SOPHiA GENETICS
  • Pfize's Data and Analytics Efforts
    - Susie Stephens, Pfizer
  • PMWC 2022 Showcase
    - Kevin Cho, Envisagenics, Inc.
    - Poojitha Ojamies, Novartis