On February 8, 2012, the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge will present an Innovation Series event: "The Future of the Personal Genome." Addressing topics as far ranging as new methods to access and interpret personal genome data, the impact of genome data in a clinical setting, and the benefits and risks of de-privatizing personal genome and health data in the Facebook era, this impressive panel will bring a fascinating wealth of viewpoints to this exciting and revolutionary technology and medical breakthrough opportunity.
The moderator for this event is Kevin Davies, Editor-in-Chief, Bio-IT World and author of "The $1,000 Genome." The list of panelists features:
• George M. Church, Founder of the Personal Genome Project and Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
• Colin Hill, President, Chairman and Co-Founder, GNS Healthcare
• Jamie Heywood, Co-Founder and Chairman, PatientsLikeMe and the Founder of the ALS Therapy Development Institute
• Michael J. Pellini, MD, President and CEO, Foundation Medicine
The event organizer is Barbara Ewen, Principal, CHEN PR.
Sponsor for the event is WilmerHale.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
8:00pm-9:00pm: Networking reception in the R&D Pub
Where: MIT EG&G Education Center, Room 34-101, 50 Vassar St., Cambridge, MA.