Speaker Profile

MD, Associate Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Interim Group Chair, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer

Suzanne George, received her MD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School after earning a degree in chemistry from Harvard College. She completed her internal medicine training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Tufts. She then completed a hematology/oncology fellowship at New England Medical Center/Tufts. Dr. George has spent her career focused on clinical trials and drug development in sarcomas, including key roles in the development of several compounds which have ultimately gained global regulatory approval as new standards of care in this field. Dr. George is also the Interim Group Chair of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, a large NCI funded oncology clinical trials research base, part of the National Clinical Trials Network. In this capacity, she oversees the research direction of the group and is heavily involved in efforts to integrate data standards in oncology to improve clinical research, through enhanced inclusion and efficiency.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2023 Silicon Valley

To make a lasting and meaningful impact within healthcare we need to understand the incentive structures and get them right. In this session, we will hear from academic and industry leaders as they share the challenges around collaboration and the unrealized potential of public-private partnerships in driving innovation.