Ruesch Scientific Symposium: Molecular Diagnostics Drive Personalized Medicine

Thursday, November 4th, 2010
12:00-5:30PM
Georgetown University, Rafik Hariri Building
Access: Open to all
Contact: rsl26@georgetown.edu

Agenda | Speakers

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM Registration
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM Introduction
John L. Marshall, MD
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Molecular Diagnostics Drive Personalized Medicine
Chair, John L. Marshall, MD

Biomarkers and Molecular Diagnostics Drive Personalized Medicine
Louis M. Weiner, MD


22 min, 41 seconds

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Biomarkers in Cancer Drug and Diagnostic Development - Exploration of Methodologies
Chair, Anton Wellstein, MD, PhD

David Ting, MD


Minetta Liu, MD


Lance Liotta, MD, PhD


Hartmut Juhl, MD


Anton Wellstein, MD, PhD


Albert Fornace, MD

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Break
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Integration of Molecular Diagnostics into the Clinic
Chair, John L. Marshall, MD

Donald Berry, PhD
Subha Madhavan, PhD

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Impact of Personalized Medicine on Delivery of Healthcare and Ethical Implications
Chair, John L. Marshall, MD

Louis Jacques, MD


Kevin Fitzgerald, PhD

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM The Thomas R. Schafer Memorial Lecture
"Healthcare Reform and the Cure for Cancer"
Andrew Von Eschenbach, MD
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Panel Discussion
Chair, John L. Marshall, MD

Donald Berry, PhD
Subha Madhavan, PhD
Louis Jacques, MD
Kevin Fitzgerald, PhD
Andrew Von Eschenbach, MD

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Reception

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