Monday, February 15, 2016

Joe Biden - Cancer Moonshot: A Call to Action

US Vice-President Joe Biden convenes international leaders in cancer research, cancer treatment and data science to discuss potential opportunities to advance the pace of progress in the fight against cancer.

Chaired by Joseph R. Biden Jr, Vice-President of the United States of America 
Discussion Leaders:
  • David B. Agus, Professor of Medicine and Engineering, USC Center for Applied Molecular Medicine, USA
  • José Baselga, Physician-in-Chief and Chief Medical Officer, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
  • Elizabeth Blackburn, Professor, University of California, San Francisco, USA
  • Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, USA
  • Delos M. (Toby) Cosgrove, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Clinic, USA
  • Jennifer Doudna, Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Paula T. Hammond, David H. Koch Professor in Engineering; Head, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
  • Sylvia Mathews Burwell, US Secretary of Health and Human Services
  • Bill McDermott, Chief Executive Officer, SAP, Germany
  • Charles Sawyers, Chairman, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program (HOPP), Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA

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