Dr. Raphael (Rafi) Hofstein
President & CEO · MaRS Innovation
Turning academic ideas into commercial realities
Corporate & Business Strategy Early-Stage Investing Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology Transfer Commercialization of Innovation
Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University
Christian Rossetti’s research focuses on strategic sourcing, aligning goals in buyer-supplier relationships, and supply chain structure
Supply Market Research Logistics Management Logistics and Intermodal Transportation Supply Chain Logistics Operations Planning and Control
Author · Different from the Other Kids
Furthering the conversation surrounding children's mental health.
Mental Health Public Speaking
Global Technical Marketing Manager · BASF
Bijan Zakeri is a pharmaceutical industry professional with a strong business acumen, scientific expertise and technical marketing.
Drug Discovery Pharmaceutical Industry Biochemistry Protein Chemistry Biotechnology
Head, Target Validation · Centre for Drug Research and Development
Striving for excellence through mentoring people and by fostering creative/critical thinking,
Drug Development Infectious Disease Biology Molecular Genetics of Gene Expression Immunohistochemistry Antibiotic development
Daniel Jonas, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Section Chief for Research, Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology · UNC at Chapel Hill
Dr. Jonas’ research interests include comparative effectiveness, evidence synthesis, prevention, unhealthy alcohol use, and health economics
Prevention Screening Unhealthy Alcohol Use Anticoagulation Management of Chronic Diseases
Business Head · Keystone Center for Sleep Disorders
Business Head at Keystone Center for Sleep Disorders
Pharmaceutical Industry Marketing Branding
President and CEO · X-Biotix Therapeutics
Ramani Varanasi is a biopharmaceutical expert with experience structuring, negotiating and executing successful strategic alliances.
Clinical Trials Molecular Biology Oncology Pharmaceutical Industry Biotechnology
Gregg Murray, PhD
Professor of Political Science · Augusta University
Murray's research focuses on political behavior and psychology with specific interests in voter mobilization.
Government Responses to COVID-19 Public Policy Research Methods Political Behavior Voting
Associate Professor · University of Florida
Liang Mao's research aims to offer better understandings on the human-disease system with geospatial science approaches and technologies.
Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation Geospatial Network Analysis Spatial Accessibility and Disparities
Nancy D. Campbell
Professor and Graduate Program Director, Science and Technology Studies (STS) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Focuses on the history of science, technology, and medicine as it relates to drug policy and the social significance of drugs
Opioid Crisis Harm Reduction Opioid Overdose History of Science & Medicine Gender & Addiction
Founder & Managing Director · Burloch Group Inc.
Engaging and knowledgeable speaker with deep expertise in biotechnology investment.
Biotechnology Pharmaceuticals Innovation Investment
Director, Clinical Operations Study Leadership · Biogen
Steve Demas is an expert in the pharmaceutical industry specializing in clinical trials, pharmaceutics, oncology and clinical monitoring.
Therapeutic Areas Oncology Pharmaceutical Industry Clinical Operations Clincal Development
CEO and Co-founder · SanaRx Biotherapeutics
Rick Pierce is a senior level executive and advisor, with expertise in attracting capital, forging transformative strategic alliances .
Strategic Planning Medical Devices Technology Transfer Lifesciences Pharmaceutical Industry
President · Thought Leader Select
Innovative leader in healthcare, promoting thought leadership in medicine
Key Opinion Leaders Thought Leadership Public Health Medicine Sunshine Act (Ppsa)
Sasha Kabanov, Ph.D.
Mescal Swaim Ferguson Distinguished Professor, Eshelman School of Pharmacy · UNC at Chapel Hill
Kabanov has conducted pioneering research that has considerably influenced current ideas and approaches in drug delivery and nanomedicine.
Pharmacology Pharmaceutical Development Chemistry Science Biochemistry
Vice President & Head, Business Development & Alliance Management · Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Phil Tinmouth manages highly valuable and strategic collaborations in the biotechnology industry.
Commercialization Pharmaceutical Industry Business Development Strategy Biotechnology
VP of Market Access and HEOR · Breath Therapeutics
Robert Kemp is an expert at developing value strategies using clinical and economic information.
Health Plans Health Informatics Medical Device Outcomes Research Strategic Leadership
CEO · Talaris Therapeutics
Scott Requadt has operating and investment experience in the biopharmaceutical industry including therapeutics, medtech and diagnostics.
Entrepreneurship Corporate Development Life Sciences Biotechnology Venture Capital
Vice President, Communication and Patient Advocacy · Ipsen
Karla MacDonald is an expert in strategy, leading communications and building talent for companies ranging from biotechs to large pharma.
Corporate Communications Pharmaceutical Industry Strategic Communications Patient Advocacy Drug Development