Early Bird Ends Soon for Feb. 21 Healthcare Summit: Get Your Invite

1/23/14Follow @angelashah

Innovations in the lab, in software, and in how doctors, hospitals, patients, and scientists view the world and relate to each other are transforming the way healthcare is delivered and consumed. Join us for a very special event as we bring together approximately 75 leaders in drug development, healthcare, venture capital, big data, and more to discuss advances in the way we not only treat illness, but in how we can improve care and promote health.

Our invitation-only Healthcare Summit 2014: From Precision Medicine to Precision Management, is being held in partnership with BioHouston and will take place on the morning of February 21 at Rice University’s BioScience Research Collaborative in Houston. Registration will be limited to about 75 persons, so request your invitation soon. The early bird rate ends on Jan. 30.

At this highly interactive, unique morning, talks, chats, and panels will cover a wide array of topics from new types of drugs to novel approaches to financing healthcare startups, to the evolution of the doctor-patient relationship. The full agenda will be posted soon, but here are the speakers we have lined up already—leading innovators who hail from Texas and beyond:

Confirmed speakers include:
Robert Robbins, president and CEO, Texas Medical Center
Kevin Kinsella, Founder, Avalon Ventures
Ronald DePinho, President, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Michael Greeley, Partner, Foundation Medical Partners
Lynda Chin, Department Chair of Genomic Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Lisa Maki, Co-founder and CEO, Pokitdok
John Mendlein, CEO and Executive Chairman, aTyr Pharma
Jens Eckstein, President, SR One
Alan Gilbert, Director of Global Government and NGO Strategy, GE Healthyimagination
Tamara St. Claire, Managing Director, Xerox Healthcare Provider Solutions

This is an invitation-only event, so please apply for your invitation by going to our event page here, or e-mailing a request to hcsummit14@xconomy.com. In addition to the early bird rate, which ends Jan. 30, we have a limited number of specially priced tickets for those at startups.

We look forward to seeing you next month!

Angela Shah is the editor of Xconomy Texas. She can be reached at ashah@xconomy.com or (214) 793-5763. Follow @angelashah

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