Session Chair Profile

M.D., Faculty Physician, Stanford University

Biography
Dr. Yurkiewicz is a faculty physician at Stanford University. Trained as an oncologist and internist, she practices primary care for cancer survivors and those with genetic diagnoses conferring elevated risk. When not practicing medicine, she writes about it as a medical journalist. Her journalism has appeared in The Atlantic, Scientific American, Undark Magazine, Aeon Magazine, and STAT News and has been featured in The Best American Science and Nature Writing. She has done research in genomics and bioethics and is interested in real world consequences of cellular and gene therapies. She holds an MD from Harvard Medical School and a BS from Yale University.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley


Track Chair:
Jane Grogan, Graphite Bio

Sessions:

  • Building Future Precision Care in Qatar
    Session Chair: Khalid Fakhro, Sidra Medicine
    - Barbro Friden, Sidra Medicine
    - Ziyad Hijazi, Sidra Medicine
    - Edison Liu, Jackson Labs
  • Advances in Gene & Cell Therapies
    - Peter Nell, Mammoth
    - Laura Sepp-Lorenzino, Intellia Tx
    - Amy Simon, Beam Therapeutics
    - Eric Ostertag, Poseida Therapuetics
    - Jane Grogan, Graphite Bio
  • Translating CGT to the Clinic
    Session Chair: Nicole K. Paulk, UCSF
    - Matthew Porteus, Stanford
    - Eric Crombez, Ultragenyx Gene Therapy
    - Peter Francis, 4D Molecular Therapeutics
    - Erandi De Silva, Forge Biologics
    - Patrice Hugo, Q2 Solutions
  • Bioethics & Ethical Implications in Cell and Gene Therapies
    Session Chair: Ilana Yurkiewicz, Stanford University
  • Past, Present and Future of CRISPR Where will CRISPR Take Us and How is the Technology Evolving to Realize its Full Potential
    Session Chair: Janice Chen, Mammoth
    - Fyodor Urnov, UC Berkeley
    - Kiana Aran, Cardea Bio
    - Laura Sepp-Lorenzino, Intellia Tx