Tuesday, January 10, 2012

BioInnovations Conference at MIT

A note from Lamees Hamada, a graduate student at the Sloan School:

The MIT Sloan Healthcare Club is holding its annual BioInnovations Conference, Driving Innovation & Entrepreneurship in a New Era, on February 24th. The conference will feature keynote speakers, Chris Viehbacher (CEO of Sanofi), Phillip Sharp (Nobel Laureate and Co-founder of Biogen and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc.), and George Scangos (CEO of Biogen Idec). Panels will focus on paradigm-shifting trends: personalized medicine that creates more value, new business models that sustain innovation, healthcare financing that nurtures entrepreneurship, and emerging market healthcare that tackles global challenges. The conference will conclude with a networking reception, the BioInnovations Poster Session, which will feature student research from MIT and other universities. Early bird tickets are on sale through January 30th. Please visit the conference website for further information.

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