Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering

Anna Moore

Director of Precision Health Program and Assistant Dean · Michigan State University

Expert in imaging and image-guided therapies in cancer and diabetes

Early Detection Cancer In Vivo Imaging Diabetes Image-Guided Therapy

Eric Kmiec, Ph.D

Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer, The Gene Editing Institute · ChristianaCare

Dr. Kmiec, a pioneer in the field, has achieved several ground-breaking firsts in CRISPR gene editing.

Gene Editing Biomedical Research Molecular Medicine

Bin Chen

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development · Michigan State University

Dr. Chen is the founding member of DahShu, a non-profit organization to promote research and education in data sciences.

Cancer Therapy Drug Repositioning Translational Bioinformatics AI Big Data

Nicholas J. Petrelli, M.D.

Bank of America Endowed Medical Director, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute · ChristianaCare

Nicholas J. Petrelli is a nationally recognized expert on cancer.

Colorectal Cancer Cancer Care Management Cancer Detection Cancer clinical trials Surgical Oncology

Dr. Sima Salahshor

Adjunct Professor · University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine

Health Innovation Advisory and Program Design & Management

Pain Management Research Oncology Medical Genetics Health Technologies Health Innovation

Michael Hamblin, PhD

Principal Investigator, Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital · Associate Professor, Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Hamblin's research interests are now broadly in the area of phototherapy for multiple diseases

Microscopy Molecular Biology Photomedicine Flourescence Microscopy Biotechnology

Seth Cohen

Professor · UC San Diego

Seth Cohen's research and experience include drug development, advance materials, and science policy.

Drug Discovery Metal Organic Frameworks Bioinorganic Chemistry Synthesis Inorganic Chemistry

Thomas C. Shea, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Thomas Shea is an expert on bone marrow and stem cell transplantation and hematologic malignancies.

Hematology Oncology Bone Marrow Transplantation Stem Cell Research

Thomas George

M.D./Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Thomas George is a medical oncologist and clinical investigator focusing on gastrointestinal malignancies and new cancer treatments.

HeforShe Gastrointestinal Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Trials Cancer Therapy

Dr. Marty Makary

Physician, Researcher, Author, Medical Commentator · Johns Hopkins School of Medicine & Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health

This won't hurt a bit! In fact, your audience will say "Ahh" when a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine physician and author is at the podium

Minimally-Invasive Surgery Health Services Research Cancer Therapy Health Policy Access to Healthcare

Alicia Walf

Senior Lecturer, Cognitive Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Neuroscientist with extensive research into body, brain, and mind relationships related to brain health, social cognition and emotions.

Brain Health Emotion Memory Neuroplasticity Well-Being

Chuck Perou, PhD

The May Goldman Shaw Distinguished Professor of Molecular Oncology and Professor in the Department of Genetics, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Co-Director of The Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Breast Cancer Research Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Perou has researched genomic categorization of human tumors, resulting in the discovery of Intrinsic Subtypes of Breast Cancer.

Clinical Research Systems Biology Cancer Biology Genomics Breast Cancer Subtyping

Lukasz Kurgan, Ph.D.

Robert J. Mattauch Endowed Professor and Vice Chair of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Data scientist specializing in high-throughput structural bioinformatics of proteins & small RNAs.

Structural Bioinformatics Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Protein-ligand(drug) interactions Computer-aided molecular modeling Big Data Analysis

Lisa Holle, Pharm.D., BCOP, FHOPA

Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice · University of Connecticut

Dr. Holle’s clinical research focuses on medical marijuana, oral cancer therapy management, and impact of clinical pharmacy services

MyDispense Medical Marijuana Pain Cancer Cancer Therapeutics