Precision Medicine World Conference
The Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC), held annually in Silicon Valley, is coming to Michigan for the first time this June 6-7. The 14th PMWC will be held at The University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
PMWC (pmwcintl.com) provides an exceptional forum for the exchange of information about the latest advances in technology (e.g., DNA sequencing technology), in clinical implementation (e.g., cancer and beyond), research, and in all aspects related to the regulatory and reimbursement sectors. Previous additional PMWCs were held in Israel, UK, and Duke University.
PMWC 2018 Michigan coincides with launch of a Precision Health at the University of Michigan, which integrates U-M’s strengths in medicine, engineering, pharmacy, and public health. This initiative brings together biomedical expertise, big data, and the social sciences enabling a comprehensive approach to providing patients with tailored health solutions.
Agenda highlights include:
- A lineup of 70+ highly regarded speakers featuring pioneering researchers and authorities across the healthcare and biotechnology sectors, including Francis Collins, Eric Topol, Lee Hood, Jeff Leiden, Steve Nelson, and Isaac Kohane
- Luminary and Pioneer Awards, honoring prominent individuals who contributed, and continue to contribute, to the field of precision medicine including Michael Boehnke from the U-M School of Public Health.
- 500+ multidisciplinary attendees, from across the entire spectrum of healthcare, representing different types of companies, technologies, and medical centers with leadership roles in precision medicine
- Track 2 Program (PMWC 2018 Showcase) –will enable company presentations on their latest novel technologies. See past PMWC Showcase presenters. Nominate here or apply to present here. Up to 10 projects from U-M will be selected to present in this track.
Speakers from the University of Michigan:
Vicki Ellingrod, PharmD, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, John Gideon Searle Professor of Translational Pharmacy for the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, is the chair of this event. Also on the program committee is Gil S. Omenn, PhD, MD, Professor of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics, Human Genetics, Molecular Medicine & Genetics, Public Health and Harold T. Shapiro Distinguished University Professor.
To attend, register here: http://www.pmwcintl.com/registration/