Bijan Zakeri

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

Veronika Ilyuk-Morace

Assistant Professor of Marketing and International Business · Hofstra University

Veronika Ilyuk-Morace is a consumer researcher specializing in health and well-being.

Marketing Research and Analytics Food Decision-making Consumer Behavior Consumer Judgments of Health Products

Ann Christiano

Director of the Center for Public Interest Communications · University of Florida

Ann Christiano is a leading expert in public interest communications.

Public Interest Communications Public Relations Strategy Public Relations Writing Public Relations

Nilesh Gharge

Business Head · Keystone Center for Sleep Disorders

Business Head at Keystone Center for Sleep Disorders

Pharmaceutical Industry Marketing Branding

Ramani Varanasi

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

Anthony Cox

Professor Emeritus · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Marketing expert, theorizing the relationship between the intentions and behaviors of consumers

Consumers and Preventative Health Behaviors How Measuring Consumers' Intentions and Attitudes Influences their Subsequent Behavior Medical Products and Decision-Making Consumer Risk Evaluation How Message-Framing Influences Health-Related Behaviors

Nancy D. Campbell

Professor and Department Head, 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

Daniel Tomaszewski, PharmD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in drug pricing/policy, managed care, pharmacy benefit management, opioid use in pediatrics, and medication adherence.

Health Care Policy Pharmacy Drug pricing Medication Safety Medication Adherence

Yong (Tiger) Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Yong (Tiger) Zhang is an expert in chemical biology, drug design and discovery, protein engineering, and immunotherapy.

Nanomedicine Protein Biosynthesis Immunotherapy Drug Design and Discovery Chemical Biology

Edie Dullaghan

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

John Brownstein

Chief Innovation Officer · Boston Children's Hospital

John Brownstein's research is focused on predicting patterns of epidemics and pandemics, and the efficacy of disease control strategies.

Population Health Informatics Molecular Biology Program Management Epidemiology Public Health

Ms. Rute Horta

Coordinator of Pharmacy Services Department · Portuguese National Association of Pharmacies (ANF)

Rute Horta is a Pharmacy Services Manager at the American Pharmacists Association.

Vaccination Immunization Pharmaceuticals Pharmacy Services Diabetes

Aileen Anderson

Director of the Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center · UC Irvine

Dr. Anderson is an expert on stem cell research, with a focus on spinal cord and traumatic brain injury.

Glioblastoma Stem Cell Biology Stem Cell Research Spinal Cord Injury

John McCulloch

Founder & Managing Director · Burloch Group Inc.

Engaging and knowledgeable speaker with deep expertise in biotechnology investment.

Biotechnology Pharmaceuticals Innovation Investment

Steve Demas

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

Rick Pierce

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

Robert J. Linhardt

Ann and John H. Broadbent, Jr. ’59 Senior Constellation Professor of Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Professor Linhardt focuses on glycobiology, glycochemistry and glycoengineering

drug synthesis Organic, Medicinal and Drug Discovery Biochemistry and Chemical Biology Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Metabolic Engineering and Biocatalysis

Paul Meade

President · Thought Leader Select

Innovative leader in healthcare, promoting thought leadership in medicine

Key Opinion Leaders Thought Leadership Public Health Medicine Sunshine Act (Ppsa)

Victor V. Claar, Ph.D.

Expert in economics and ethics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Victor Claar is a serious economist who thinks about the individual human beings behind market transactions.

Financial Literacy Tariffs Free Enterprise Business Cycles Inflation

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