View photos and program from the WashU Forum in India, and take a look at some of the highlights from WashU’s engagement in India below.
Washington University in St. Louis Forums showcase top Washington University faculty members and engage local academic and business experts to consider and address global issues.
Keynote addresses were given by Dr. Rajendra Apte on aging and transition to disease, and Dr. Philip Payne on clinical research informatics. Our special guest speaker, Gerard Baker, Editor at Large at the Wall Street Journal, presented on healthcare industry economics.
Forum participants included business leaders, university faculty and administrators, Washington University alumni, and prospective students. The issues of personalized medicine and the future of health care were explored in order to stimulate additional collaborative research that will advance global solutions to these challenges.
Forum Program 2019
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019 | MUMBAI, INDIA
THE TRIDENT HOTEL, NARIMAN-POINT
PERSONALIZED MEDICINE AND THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE
Special Guest Speaker
Gerard Baker | Editor at Large | The Wall Street Journal
Presenting: The Economics of the Healthcare Industry
Rajendra S. Apte, MD, PhD
Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor, Department of Developmental Biology
Professor of Medicine
Director of Translational Research
Director, Jeffrey Fort Innovation Fund
Fellowship Director, Medical & Surgical Vitreo-Retinal Diseases
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Keynote: Aging and Transition to Disease: Beyond Discovery and Development
Panel Discussion: Innovations and Trends in the Science and Practice of Health Care in India
Moderator: Ashley Thomas Jacob, MD | Medical Director, Mulamoottil EYE Hospital and
Vice-Chairman & Chief Executive Officer | Mulamoottil Group
- Rajendra Badwe, MD | Director | Tata Memorial Centre
- Rahul Purwar, PhD | Associate Professor | Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
- Anil Raghavan | Chief Executive Officer | Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company
Philip R. O. Payne, PhD
Director, Institute for Informatics (I2)
Robert J. Terry Professor
Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences, School of Medicine
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Washington University in St. Louis
Keynote: Precision Health: Faster Research, More Cures, Healthier Communities
Panel Discussion: Business Strategies for Personalized Medicine and the Future of Health Care
Moderator: Kurt T. Dirks, PhD | Vice Chancellor for International Affairs and Director, McDonnell International Scholars Academy | Washington University in St. Louis
- Hari Buggana | Managing Director | InvAscent
- Ramesh Hariharan, PhD | Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer | Strand Life Sciences
- Adarsh Natarajan | Founder & Chief Executive Officer | Aindra
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