Augustine M.K. Choi, MD
invites you to the
Dean’s Inaugural Symposium
On Opportunities for
Entrepreneurship and Academic Drug Development
Featuring a keynote address by Kenneth Frazier, Chairman and CEO of Merck, and presentations on the Tri-I TDI, Bridge Medicines, Center for Technology Licensing, and Office of BioPharma Alliances and Research Collaborations.
Monday, October 9, 2017
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Uris Auditorium, Meyer Building, 1300 York Avenue
Reception to follow in Griffis Faculty Club, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Please RSVP to email@example.com or 646.962.9478.
The symposium will be recorded and available to individuals on WCM Central.
2:00 PM Welcome
Augustine M.K. Choi, MD, Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean, Weill Cornell Medicine
2:15 PM Pharmaceutical Product Development: The Case for Investing in Invention
Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Merck & Co., Inc.
2:40 PM Tri-I TDI: Transforming Academic Drug Discovery and Development
Michael A. Foley, PhD, Sanders Director of the Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Drug Discovery Institute
2:50 PM Therapeutic Targeting of Sphingolipid Signaling in Preclinical Models of Stroke: The Critical Role of the Tri-I TDI
Teresa Sanchez, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
3:00 PM Bridge Medicines: Industry Expertise for Bridging the Gap to Clinical Studies
William J. Polvino, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Bridge Medicines
3:10 PM Commercializing Technology with CTL: What’s in it for You?
Brian J. Kelly, PhD, Director, Technology Licensing, WCM Office of the Center for Technology Licensing
3:20 PM BioPharma Alliances and Research Collaborations: Building Value Around Early Stage Discovery Research through Dedicated Alliances with Industry
Larry Schlossman, Managing Director, BioPharma Alliances and Research Collaborations
3:30 PM The Critical Importance of BioPharma Alliances in Support of Early Stage Translational Research
Timothy E. McGraw, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and of Biochemistry in Cardiothoracic Surgery
3:40 PM Q&A
Moderated by Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi
4:00 PM Conclusion
Reception to follow in Griffis Faculty Club
Monday, October 9 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
1300 York Ave., New York NY 10065