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The Past, Present and Future of the Total Artificial Heart

JLABS San Diego

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM (PDT)

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Public Sep 4, 2018 $15.00 $2.82
Student Sep 4, 2018 $10.00 $2.54
Press Aug 29, 2018 Free $0.00
At the Door Not Started $25.00 $3.37

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Cardiovascular disease, including heart failure, kills more people than all cancers combined. With the declining availability of donor hearts for patients in need, the invention of The Total Artificial Heart has the potential to save countless lives. JLABS in San Diego invites you to a special event featuring world renowned cardio thoracic surgeon, Dr. Billy Cohn. In this intimate session, Dr. Cohn will discuss how far have we come since the launch of the total artificial heart, and where we are headed next.

Presenter:
William "Billy" Cohn, MD | VP, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies and Director, Center for Device Innovation, Johnson & Johnson Innovation read bio»

Agenda:
11:00 AM | Registration Opens
11:30 PM | Presentation
12:15 PM | Q&A
12:30 PM | Networking Lunch
1:30 PM | Program Close

Fees:
$15 | General Public
$10 | Student
$25 | At the Door

Location:
JLABS
3210 Merryfield Row
San Diego, CA

Speaker Biography:
Billy Cohn William "Billy" Cohn, MD| VP, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies and Director, Center for Device Innovation, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Dr. William E. “Billy” Cohn has a passion for medical device development and has more than 90 US patents granted or pending for his medical innovations that have provided the core technology for six venture-backed medical start-ups. A noted cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Cohn is also a visionary serial inventor. He is a Professor of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and an Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at both Rice University and the University of Houston. His major research interests have been focused on decreasing the invasiveness of medical procedures in a wide variety of fields.

Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Dr. Cohn was Director of the Center for Technology and Innovation and Director of the legendary Cullen Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston. He has been intimately involved in the development of the continuous-flow, totally implantable, artificial heart. In 2011, Dr. Cohn and Dr. O. H. Frazier successfully implanted the first pulseless total heart replacement device in a human patient.
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JLABS
3210 Merryfield Row
San Diego, California

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM (PDT)


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JLABS San Diego

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS (JLABS) is a global network of open innovation ecosystems, enabling and empowering innovators to create and accelerate the delivery of life-saving, life-enhancing health and wellness solutions to patients around the world. JLABS achieves this by providing the optimal environment for emerging companies to catalyze growth and optimize their research and development by opening them to vital industry connections, delivering entrepreneurial programs and providing a capital-efficient, flexible platform where they can transform the scientific discoveries of today into the breakthrough healthcare solutions of tomorrow. At JLABS we value great ideas and are passionate about removing obstacles to success to help innovators unleash the potential of their early scientific discoveries. JLABS is a no-strings-attached model, which means entrepreneurs are free to develop their science while holding on to their intellectual property. JLABS is open to entrepreneurs across a broad healthcare spectrum including pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and healthtech sectors. The JLABS flagship opened in 2012 in San Diego at Janssen's West Coast Research Center, and since then has grown to ten global locations including the Bay Area, Boston & Lowell, MA, Houston, Toronto, Beerse (Belgium), with New York City, opening in June 2018, and Shanghai in 2019. For more information please visit www.jlabs.jnjinnovation.com or follow @JLABS.

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