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2015 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition
October 25, 2015 @ 7:00 AM - October 29, 2015 @ 3:30 PM
Wherever in Your Pipeline You Need Help…the Solution Can Be Found at AAPS
What do you need?
- Global Resources—the top scientists, CROs, and CMOs in the world, will be at AAPS.
- Staff—your next team member may be in the coffee line.
- Research Partner/Collaborator—check the sessions and posters to see who is making advances in your field.
- Career—dozens of employers interviewing candidates for scientific positions.
- New supplier with solutions.
Who do you need to see?—Register and enter a connected world.
- People who have successfully passed the step you want to attain—in your research, in your career advancement.
- A consultant to fill the gap you have in your staff.
What will you gain?
- Learning about the latest developments that can push your research forward.
- Resources to take a concept to the next step such as candidate to FIH or phase 3 to market.
- Scientific information you can take back to your entire team.
- Contacts who can advise you on the project and career issues you’re facing.
Jack Andraka was just a 15-year-old Maryland high school sophomore when he invented an inexpensive early detection test for pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancers. Andraka’s groundbreaking results have earned him international recognition, most notably a 2014 Jefferson Award, the nation’s most prestigious public service award, 1st place winner in the 2014 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, a 2014 National Geographic Explorer grant, the 2012 Intel ISEF Gordon Moore Award, the 2012 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Youth Award, Advocate Magazine’s 40 under 40 award, and he’s also the 2014 State of Maryland winner of the Stockholm Water Prize.
In addition, Andraka was First Lady Michelle Obama’s personal guest at the 2013 State of the Union Address. He speaks to audiences of youths and adults all across the globe about his personal story, research, and his ideas for STEM education reform. He has been featured in several documentaries including Morgan Spurlock’s Sundance Film Festival entry, “You Don’t Know Jack,” Linda Peters’ award winning film, “Just Jack,” Ken Burns’ upcoming documentary about cancer, as well as 60 Minutes, The Colbert Report, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, CNN, BBC, Fox, Rede Record de Televisão, and radio, newspaper, and magazine articles around the world.
Alana Conner, Ph.D.
Alana Conner is a cultural scientist who studies, writes about, and consults on culture, psychology, and health. As the executive director of Stanford SPARQ: Social Psychological Answers to Real-world Questions, she helps create and share evidence-based solutions to social problems. She also collaborates with clients like The World Bank, Kaiser Permanente, and the Stanford School of Medicine to design interventions that enhance the wellbeing of diverse people around the world. Her writings have appeared in many outlets, including The New York Times, The Huffington Post, and the Stanford Social Innovation Review, where she served as senior editor for five years. She received her Ph.D. in psychology from Stanford University.
Donald R. Johns, M.D.
Donald R. Johns, M. D., is vice president and head of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis innovation Hub (ALS iHub) in the Development Sciences organization at Biogen. The ALS iHub team works with both internal and external collaborators to catalyze innovative and effective drug development to transform the lives of ALS patients. Johns joined Biogen in July 2014 after 10 years as vice president, global head, Neuroscience Translational Medicine at Novartis. He is a board-certified neurologist and scientific leader with 25+ years of experience with rare and orphan diseases. He was on the faculty in Neurology at Johns Hopkins University Medical School and Harvard Medical School. At HMS he was an Associate Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology and was the founding director of the Division of Neuromuscular Disease at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Neurology. His scientific work focused on mitochondrial dysfunction and human disease. Johns graduated from Vanderbilt University and Yale Medical School and completed his residency and fellowship in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Jennifer Dent joined BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH) in September 2011, and became president and a member of the board of directors in November 2012. She brings 20+ years of broad-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology experience to her role at BVGH including, negotiation and structuring of deals, and management of global discovery and commercial alliances. Dent began her career as a sales representative in Canada working in a variety of positions for Parke Davis/Pfizer and Genentech. Following the acquisition of Genentech Canada by Roche, Dent held a number of senior management positions in marketing, life cycle management, global product strategy, business development, and alliance management at Roche and Genentech in Canada, Switzerland, New Jersey, and South San Francisco. Dent co-founded Sound Biotechnology, and prior to that, served as vice president, business development, marketing, and sales at CombiMatrix Corporation in Washington. Dent graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a BSc, and she received her executive MBA at Western’s Richard Ivey School of Business.
- October 25, 2015 @ 7:00 AM
- October 29, 2015 @ 3:30 PM
- Orange County Convention Center West Building
9800 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 United States + Google Map