Thursday, November 4th, 2010
Georgetown University, Rafik Hariri Building: Lohrfink Auditorium
Access: Open to all
The 2nd Ruesch Scientific Symposium will be marketed to healthcare professionals, thought leaders, relevant faculty and staff from Georgetown University, as well as advocates and health care policy makers, and anyone who has an interest in attending. The topic of this educational symposium is Personalized Medicine and the Cure for Cancer with focus on state-of-the-art biomarkers and molecular diagnostics driving personalized medicine, and integration of molecular diagnostics into the clinic and the market. Guests will enjoy short presentations featuring national leaders in the field of cancer research, personalized medicine,and policy, followed by panel discussions with Georgetown Lombardi's in-house physicians, scientists and experts in Cancer. Please join us Thursday, November 4th from 12:00 PM -5:30 PM in this multidisciplinary forum to hear a high-level discussion on comprehensive and innovative approaches for fighting a smarter war against cancer.
Part I • 12:00 - 2:40 PM
Biomarkers and Molecular Diagnostics Drive Personalized Medicine: State of the Art
Part II • 3 - 4:30 PM • The Thomas R. Schafer Memorial Lecture
Integration of Molecular Diagnostics into the Clinic and the Market
Reception • 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Podcasts of this event will be available in the coming weeks. Please check back soon!