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BIO Investor Forum Session Recap: Precision Medicine: Leveraging National Genomic Databases for Therapy Development (U.S., UK, Iceland)

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As the price point for full genome analysis falls through the $1,000 per person milestone, national efforts are ramping up for large studies that should enable much more personalized therapies.  This data should accelerate drug development by clarifying genetic targets and the most appropriate patient sub-groups for clinical trials. At the 14th Annual  BIO Investors Forum in San Francisco, a panel of precision medicine experts came together to share their perspectives on the current state Read More >

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BIO Investor Forum Newly Added Sessions – Digital Health Spotlights

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We are pleased to announce that two “digital health spotlight” sessions have been added to next week’s BIO Investor Forum program! If you haven’t yet registered, we encourage you to do so by clicking here an to check out the full program. Digital Health Spotlight #1—Investment Landscape and CEO Interview (Tuesday, October 20, 8:00-8:55am) Recent advances in mobile applications, miniaturization, and standards interoperability, plus the rising acceptance of patients willing to share healthcare interactions through digital channels, Read More >

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See What’s New at the 2015 BIO Investor Forum

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The 2015 BIO Investor Forum is just two weeks away, and it’s gearing up to be the most productive Forum yet. The event will take place October 20-21, 2015 at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, California, and will feature several new programs and activities for attendees. Register now to join your colleagues for an exciting two days of networking, company presentations, BIO One-on-OneTM partnering meetings, and exciting expert-led panels. Here’s what to expect Read More >

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Emerging Themes in Personalized Medicine

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The adoption of Personalized Medicine is being driven by the omnipresence of Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS), the fast pace of technological innovations in the field, and the President’s Precision Medicine Initiative. To date, however, only a relatively small fraction of the patient population has had their DNA fully sequenced, while a larger segment has undergone limited analysis related to an NGS-based diagnostics test, primarily in the area of oncology. It is expected that this picture will Read More >

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5 Tips for a BIO 2016 Session Proposal: Help us Imagine the Future

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As you hopefully know we have an open call for session ideas and proposals for BIO 2016, and it closes next week, Thursday, October 15. Every year, the education team here at BIO receives numerous inquiries from prospective submitters on what they can do to solidify their spot on the BIO International Convention program. Unfortunately there is no simple answer – not even seeking advice from a psychic will guarantee your place. BIO receives hundreds of Read More >

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