Join us at Xconomy's Forum: What's Hot in Boston Biotech on April 6
4.06.2016 AGENDA
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12:30 – 1:30Registration & Networking
1:30 – 1:45Welcome & Opening Remarks
Al Sandrock, Chief Medical Officer, Biogen
Bob Buderi, Founder, CEO, and Editor in Chief, Xconomy
1:45 – 2:15Neoantigens and the Next Wave of Cancer Vaccines
Cary Pfeffer, Partner, Third Rock Ventures
Nir Hacohen, Co-founder, Neon Therapeutics; Director, MGH Center for Immunotherapy
Samantha Singer, COO, The Broad Institute (moderator)
2:15 – 2:30Spotlight Talk: Biotech Game Theory
Peter Kolchinsky, Founder & Managing Director, RA Capital
2:30 – 3:00Innovative Approaches to Neuroscience
Deborah Dunsire, CEO, Forum Pharmaceuticals
Al Sandrock, Chief Medical Officer, Biogen
Daphne Zohar, CEO, PureTech Health
Jens Eckstein, President, SR One (moderator)
3:00 – 3:30Networking Break
3:30 – 4:00NASH and Nimbus: Combating the Looming Liver Disease Epidemic
Bruce Booth, Partner, Atlas Venture
Don Nicholson, CEO, Nimbus Therapeutics
4:00 – 4:15Spotlight Talk: The Druggability Gap
Gregory Verdine, Founder & CSO, Warp Drive Bio; Professor, Harvard University
4:15 – 4:45Biology Meets Engineering
Phillip A. Sharp, Nobel Laureate; Institute Professor, MIT
Robert Urban, Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston (moderator)
4:45 – 5:15Drug Pricing and Innovation: Combating Healthcare’s Biggest Challenge
Peter Hecht, CEO, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
Tillman U. Gerngross, Professor of Bioengineering, Dartmouth College
Marc Rubenstein, Partner, Ropes & Gray (moderator)
5:15 – 6:30Networking Reception

*Schedule is subject to change.

Join us on April 6, register now.