Session Chair Profile

M.P.H., Chief Commercial Officer, Oncocyte

Padma has extensive experience in commercializing and driving market leadership for molecular diagnostics at Roche Sequencing, Guardant Health, and Affymetrix. At Oncocyte, Padma commercialized and secured positive Medicare coverage for DetermaRx, the 1st and only test for predicting risk of recurrence in early-stage lung cancer. Since its launch in 2020, the test has been adopted by over 300 physicians in the United States. She is leading the commercialization and reimbursement for the company’s pan-cancer diagnostic tests for immunotherapy selection and blood-based monitoring.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley

  • Dismantling Barriers to Biomarker Testing Through Collaboration (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Omar Perez, AstraZeneca - Nikki Martin, LUNGevity
    - Jenn Higgins, Guardant Health
    - Kamala Maddali, Deep Lens
    - Dan Rhodes, Strata Oncology
  • Health Systems Perspective: Leveraging Real-world Evidence to Improve Patient Care (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Anna Berry, Syapse
    - Mary Walters, Aurora Health
    - Haythem Y Ali, Henry Ford Health System
  • Comprehensive Profiling: Combination of Tissue and Plasma Biomarker Strategies
    Session Chair: Maggie Rougier-Chapman, Personal Genome Diagnostics (PGDx)
    - Cynthia Pointer, Genapsys
    - Ravi Kolhe, Augusta University
    - Stephen Miller, Blueprint Medicines
  • Immuno-oncology Biomarkers for Predicting Drug Efficacy
    Session Chair: Padma Sundar, Oncocyte
    - Paul Billings, Natera
    - Daniel Rhodes, Strata Oncology
  • Reimagining Oncology - Closing the Gaps between Science and Clinic (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Christian Wolfrum, Siemens Healthineers
    - Ben Gonzales, Biognosys AG
    - Debanti Sengupta, Varian
    - Rangarajan Sampath, Siemens Healthineers
    - Steven Artandi, Stanford
  • Challenges to Implementing Precision Oncology in the Community Setting (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Jerry Mitchell, Foundation Medicine
    - Erika Brown, One Cancer Place
    - Lee Schwartzberg, OneOncology
    - Vivian Lee, Patient Advocate
  • Community Hospitals Reimbursement Landscape and Modeling (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Brady Davis, Canexia Health
    - Julie Eggington, CGI (Center for Genomic Interpretation)
    - Jennifer Strickland-Reddy, Sutter Health