SOURCE: MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge

MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge

April 29, 2013 09:00 ET

MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Presents "It takes more than just Big Data -- Evolving Solutions for Pharma and Healthcare"

Panel of Innovators to Analyze the Effects of New Technologies on the Growth of the Pharma and Healthcare Sectors

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2013) -  The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge will host an Innovation Series Event, "It takes more than just Big Data -- Evolving Solutions for Pharma and Healthcare," on Monday, May 13, 2013.

The increased presence of Big Data and associated measurement technologies can be seen across all industry sectors. In the Pharma and healthcare sectors these new innovations, such as large scale measurements of biological state, smart phone/miniature sensor based measurements and remote monitoring of patients, have the potential to greatly improve patient care. Innovators are now chartered with addressing critical needs and are faced with the decision of how to create platforms and leverage technologies that will remain valuable throughout the long product development and evolution cycles.

At this event, a panel of experts in innovation will tackle the complexities of implementing new technologies and driving innovation in Pharma and healthcare. Panelists will discuss key opportunities and changes that transformative technologies can bring to Pharma and healthcare operations and thus improve overall patient care. Additionally, the panel will shed light on the key problems that must be addressed in adoption and utilization and how innovators can best position themselves in this market as it matures over a long development process and required evolution cycles.

Moderator: Todd Cozzens, Partner, Sequoia Capital
Panelists:  

  • Felix Frueh, PhD, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Third Rock Ventures
  • Craig Lipset, Head of Clinical Innovation, Pfizer - @CraigLipset
  •  Matthew Trunnell, CIO, Broad Institute - @broadinstitute
  • Yaron Turpaz, VP Informatics & Information Sciences, AstraZeneca

When: Monday, May 13, 2013
5:30 - 6:00pm Registration & Networking
6:10 - 8:00pm Program
8 - 9:30pm Networking at the R&D Pub on the 4th floor of the MIT Stata Center

Where: MIT Stata Center, Kirsch Auditorium
32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Registration and information: http://www.mitforumcambridge.org/events/data-pharma-and-healthcare/

Pricing: Enterprise Forum Members: $20; Non-members: $45; All Enterprise Forum Sponsors, Free. Students from all universities are free with college ID. Pre-registration is encouraged.

About The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge (http://www.mitforumcambridge.org/)
The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge is one of the 27 worldwide chapters of the MIT Enterprise Forum, Inc. The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge builds connections to technology entrepreneurs and to the communities in which they reside. The Forum produces over 70 seminars, panel discussions, case studies and networking events yearly. 

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