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Quest Diagnostics: Personalized Medicine Summit

May 8, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Quest Diagnostics invites you to the Personalized Medicine Summit at our Lab of The Future facility in Marlborough, MA.

    Date: Friday, May 8, 2015

Quest Diagnostics Lab of The Future

200 Forest Street, Marlborough MA

Education Objectives:

  • Discuss the role of personalized medicine and its applications to improve clinical practice and lower healthcare costs
  • Recognize the clinical and scientific data that support the use of personalized medicine and genetic testing in various therapeutic categories
  • Understand the role of diagnostic testing in aiding the care plan to enact precision therapies and identify hereditary health risks

 Click here to view invitation with full agenda details.

Keynote Speaker: Raju Kucherlapti, PhD: 

Dr. Kucherlapati is Chairman of the Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board Member of Enlight Immersive Health. He is the Paul C. Cabot Professor of Genetics and a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and was the first Scientific Director of the Harvard-Partners Center for Genetics and Genomics. He has appointments at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Kucherlapati’s recent research contributions include his participation in mapping and sequencing of the human genome. He is continuing his efforts in finishing the human genome sequence and is participating in the sequencing of the mouse genome. Dr. Kucherlapati currently serves as a member of National Advisory Committee for Human Genome Research at the National Institutes of Health.

Lab Tour: You hav”he option of participating in one of two lab tours, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Each opt

James Ryan

Jim Ryan has spent the past 20 years building global markets for US-based telecommunications and enterprise technology companies. Mr. Ryan exited five startups (2 IPOs, 2 acquisitions, 1 Chapter 11) and now uses his expertise as one of the three founding partners of Farpoint Ventures helping startups from the US quickly build global sales channels and bring in revenues from overseas markets. Mr. Ryan has closed over $1B in export business for startups.

Mr. Ryan holds a Bachelor's degree from Harvard University and a Master's degree from Osaka University. He is a native speaker of Japanese, and is conversational in Mandarin Chinese and French.

In between meetings, he has climbed Mt. Rainier three times, finished the Boston Marathon and Cape Cod Marathon, climbed Mt. Washington in all four seasons and hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon 10 times. He holds a Private Pilot license and enjoys flying his Cessna 172 around New England and beyond.

Details

Date:
May 8, 2015
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue

Quest Diagnostics Lab of The Future
200 Forest Street
Marlborough,MAUS
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