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The World PGx Conference Comes to San Francisco

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In just 10 weeks, the World PGx conference kicks off in San Francisco, California. Learn how to successfully apply pharmacogenomics in the clinic and make personalized medicine a reality for your organization.

Recent ENCODE data has highlighted the importance of genomics research in the development of personalized medicine. This new wave of understanding the human genome and its role in drug response is having implications far beyond the halls of academia, and is having a hugely significant effect on the way we view personalized drug development

Now in it’s third year, World PGx (30 April – 2 May 2013), sponsored by Hansonwade, brings thought leaders in the field together to demonstrate how PGx can help you to:

  • More effectively predict patient response
  • Harness genetic data more effectively
  • Develop powerful, personalized drugs

World PGx puts you in a room of decision makers from companies such as Pfizer, Roche, GSK, Gilead, Bristol Myers Squibb, Takeda, Merck and Janssen who are leading the way in integrating pharmacogenomics into drug development. You’ll have the opportunity to meet business leaders actively looking to improve their PGx capability and get a better understanding of the major frustrations facing drug developers who want to harness genomic sequencing data to identify and apply the latest cutting edge technologies in the PGx field. In addition, you’ll hear case studies from top academics at the cutting edge of technology development. The expert speaker line up includes

  • Eric Schadt, Chair of the Dept. of Genetics & Genomic Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Michael Snyder, Director, Center for Genomics & Personalized Medicine, Stanford University
  • Eric Lai, VP & Head of Pharmacogenomics, Takeda
  • Catherine Tribouley, Head of Biomarker & Pathway Analysis, Inflammation, Roche

Plus, benefit from over 12 hours of dedicated 1-2-1 networking sessions, social events and interactive discussion groups with more drug developers than any other pharmacogenomics meeting.

Visit the World PGx website for agenda details. To secure your place, visit www.pgx-summit.com/register.

Biomarker Commons is an official media partner for the World PGx conference.