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Rare Disease and Genomics in 3D: From Diagnostics to Data to Drug Discovery...

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Special Event at BIO 2019

Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Regency Room B (2M Floor)

1200 Market St

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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You are invited to join leaders from global biosciences organizations at a high-profile event taking place during BIO 2019 in Philadelphia. This session is an opportunity to learn from a distinguished panel of experts about new applications in genomics, and identify clinical trial collaborations in the Ontario-Québec life sciences corridor.

This event is hosted in partnership with Clinical Trials Ontario, Ontario Genomics, Montreal InVivo and Génome Québec, in collaboration with Biogen, Pfizer and Takeda.


Date: Monday June 3rd, 2019

Time: 9:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location: Loews Philadelphia Hotel; Regency Room B (2M Flr)

Address: 1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA

Breakfast will be served.


About this Session:

Moderated by Marc LePage, President & CEO of Genome Canada, you will hear from world-class researchers and industry sponsors about their work leveraging genomics to advance rare disease research and clinical trials, ultimately developing new drugs and therapies for patients. You will also have an opportunity to network with more than 150 representatives from academia, Ontario and Québec governments, multinational pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, contract research organizations and others.

This session will feature a panel of experts:

Nicolas Garnier, PhD, Director of Patient Advocacy, Rare Disease, Global Product Development, Pfizer Inc.

Jacques L. Michaud, Director, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center; Scientific Director of the CHU Sainte-Justine and Genome Québec Integrated Centre for Pediatric Clinical Genomics; Professor of Pediatrics and Neurosciences, Université de Montréal

Madhu Natarajan, Global Head, Rare Disease Research, Takeda

Marina Vasiliou, Managing Director, Biogen Canada

Rae Yeung, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Professor of Paediatrics, Immunology and Medical Science, University of Toronto, Senior Scientist, Cell Biology Research, Scientific Director - SickKids Biobank, Hak-Ming and Deborah Chiu Chair in Translational Paediatric Research, The Hospital For Sick Children, University of Toronto





The Ontario-Québec life sciences corridor is a leading clinical trials jurisdiction in North America and is home to world-class hospitals, research institutes and contract research organizations. With government-funded organizations dedicated to advancing genomics and clinical trials, the Ontario-Québec corridor has the expertise, resources and infrastructure to support global genomics research.

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