Transforming Health: Fulfilling the Promise of Research
November 16, 2007
The Transforming Health: Fulfilling the Promise of Research conference highlighted cutting-edge medical research in the public and private sectors. The conference brought together leading voices from the private sector, government, academia, and patient communities to discuss how to gain the most from our investment in research and overcome the barriers to integrating new knowledge into better health care for all.
A nationally representative poll on Americans’ attitudes about the importance of research and new treatments was also presented at the conference.
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Keynote: Elias Z. Zerhouni, M.D.,
National Institutes of Health
|Lunch Keynote: Meryl Comer, Geoffrey
Beene Foundation, Alzheimer's Initiative
Speaker Bios and Presentations
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Mary Woolley, Research!America [ View Presentation ]
Billy Tauzin, PhRMA
Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D., National Institutes of Health [ View Presentation ]
Panel 1: Transforming Health: How Will Research Shape the Future?
Garry Neil, M.D., Johnson & Johnson [ View Presentation ]
Raju Kucherlapati, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School-Partners HealthCare Center for Genetics and Genomics
C. Anthony Altar, Ph.D., The Biomarkers Consortium
John Leonard, M.D., Abbott
Moderator: Meryl Comer, Geoffrey Beene Foundation, Alzheimer’s Initiative
Lunch Keynote Address:
Meryl Comer, Geoffrey Beene Foundation, Alzheimer’s Initiative
Panel 2: Pathways for Innovation: How Do We Foster Research?
Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research and Former FDA Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs
Douglas Throckmorton, M.D., Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
John E. Calfee, Ph.D., American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Ellen V. Sigal, Ph.D., Friends of Cancer Research [ View Presentation ]
Moderator: Bill Leinweber, Research!America