Evening Sponsor: Foley Hoag
Join us for a keynote address and rare Boston-area speaking engagement by world-renowned biotech visionary G. Steven Burrill, CEO of Burrill & Company, a San Francisco-based global leader in life sciences whose principal activities are in venture capital, merchant banking, and media.
Burrill has been involved in the growth and prosperity of the biotechnology industry for over 40 years. Burrill will share his perspectives and analysis on the future of the industry.
The second half of our program will focus on the controversial area of stem cell therapies and regenerative medicine. The speakers will present and discuss some exciting areas of research and potential topics include: future for stem cells in diabetes therapy, taking research from the labs to the clinic, regulatory challenges and landscape, discussion of partnerships with Big Pharma, perspectives on near-term commercialization, policy issues, and funding opportunities.
Official Website: http://www.mitforumcambridge.org/mar.html
Added by MITForumofCambridge on February 13, 2009