Washington University in St. Louis Forum for India

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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 will be given by Dr. Robert Schreiber on immunological disease management and Dr. Philip Payne on clinical research informatics.

Forum participants will include business leaders, university faculty and administrators, Washington University alumni, and prospective students. Together we will explore the issues of personalized medicine and the future of health care 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 OBEROI HOTEL

  • Forum 1:30 – 6:00 PM
  • Reception & Dinner 6:00 – 9:00 PM

PERSONALIZED MEDICINE AND THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE


Special Featured Speaker

Gerald Baker_wsjGerard Baker | Editor at Large | The Wall Street Journal

Robert Schreiber
Robert Schreiber, PhD
A. M. Bursky & J. M. Bursky Distinguished Professor
Department of Immunobiology
School of Medicine

Keynote: Immunological Approaches to Managing Disease

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 S. Apte, MD, PhD | Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences | Washington University in St. Louis
  • Ragendra 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

Keynote: Precision Health: Faster Research, More Cures, Healthier Communities

Panel Discussion: Business Strategies for Personalized Medicine and the Future of Health Care

Moderator: Kurt Dirks, PhD | Vice Chancellor for International Affairs and Director, McDonnell International Scholars Academy | Washington University in St. Louis

  • Hari Buggana | Managing Director | InvAscent
  • Vijay Chandru, PhD | Co-founder & Chairman | Strand Life Sciences
  • Adarsh Natarajan | Chief Executive Officer | Aindra
  • Justin Xiang, PhD | Chief Investment Officer & Co-founder | Syno Capital

More information available soon.