Session Chair Profile

JD, Professor of Law; Professor by Courtesy of Genetics, Stanford University

Henry T. (Hank) Greely specializes in ethical, legal, and social issues arising from the biosciences. He is a founder and a past President of the International Neuroethics Society; chairs the California Advisory Committee on Human Stem Cell Research; chairs the Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues Committee of the Earth BioGenome Project; and serves on the NIH BRAIN Initiative’s Multi-Council Working Group while co-chairing the Initiative’s Neuroethics Work Group. He is the author of THE END OF SEX AND THE FUTURE OF HUMAN REPRODUCTION (Harv. Univ. Press 2016) and CRISPR PEOPLE: THE SCIENCE AND ETHICS OF EDITING HUMANS (MIT Press 2021). Greely graduated from Stanford in 1974 and Yale Law School in 1977. He clerked for Judge John Minor Wisdom of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and Justice Potter Stewart, then served in the Departments of Defense and Energy in the Carter Administration. He joined the Stanford faculty in 1985.

Bioethics & Ethical Implications in Cell and Gene Therapies

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2023 Silicon Valley

Track 1 - January 25 9.00 A.M.-3.00 P.M.

Track Co-Chairs:
Yael Weiss, Mahzi
Peter Marks, FDA

  • Welcome and Opening by Track Chairs: Yael Weiss, Mahzi & Peter Marks, FDA
  • Patient Driven Therapies: The Challenges and Successes (PANEL)
    Chair: Yael Weiss, Mahzi
    - Allyson Berent, Angelman Foundation
    - Terry Pirovolakis, CureSPG50
  • From Bench to Bedside - Biomarkers, Natural History Studies, Animal Models (PANEL)
    Chair: Peter Marks, FDA
    - Emil Kakkis, Ultragenyx
    - Alysson Muotri, UCSD
    - Nasha Fitter, Invitae
  • Commercialization - Moving from Rare to Common (PANEL)
    Chair: John Maraganore, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
    - Shankar Ramaswamy, Kriya
    - Rahul Singhvi, Resilience
    - Andrew Lo, MIT
    - Mark Harrison, University of British Colombia
  • Future Modalities (PANEL)
    Chair: Shannon Muir, CIAPM
    - Nadav Ahituv, UCSF
    - Amber Salzman, Epic Bio
    - Ben Oakes, Scribe Therapeutics
  • Bioethics & Ethical Implications in Cell and Gene Therapies
    - Hank Greely, Stanford
    - Hana El-Samad, UCSF