9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Inaugural Clinical Adoption of Next Generation Diagnostics
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC
1150 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC
http://www.healthtech.com/dxc?c=6913
Inaugural Clinical Adoption of Next Generation Diagnostics
 Cambridge Healthtech Institute
http://www.healthtech.com/dxc?c=6913

Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, August 11, 2009
11:00:00 Registration
11:05:00 Plenary Keynote Session
11:10:00 GAINING REGULATORY APPROVAL FOR MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTIC TESTS
12:00:00 Keynote Introduction and Opening Remarks
12:10:00 Ensuring the Safety and Validity of Molecular Diagnostic Tests
12:35:00 Q&A
12:45:00 Bringing Point-of-Care HIV Diagnostics to Market: FDA Perspectives Elliot Cowan
13:10:00 Q&A
13:20:00 Luncheon Presentation (Opportunity Available) or Lunch on Your Own
13:25:00 HEALTH ECONOMICS AND ADOPTION
14:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
14:40:00 Tamoxifen and CYP2D6: Using Pharmacogenetics to Individualize Breast Cancer Hormonal Therapy Matthew P . Goetz
15:25:00 Industry and the Reasons for Advancing Standards in New Diagnostics Jared N. Schwartz
16:10:00 Networking Refreshment Break, Exhibit and Poster Viewing
16:45:00 A New President, A New Congress and the Path to Personalized Medicine Robert Wells, Robert D Wells
17:25:00 The Good, Bad & the Ugly of POCT—Comes with 10 Easy Steps to High Quality Judith A. Yost
18:10:00 Close of Day
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
08:00:00 Morning Coffee
08:05:00 ESTABLISHING CLINICAL UTILITY
08:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Valerie Ng
08:40:00 Establishing Clinical Utility of Assays Valerie Ng
09:10:00 Good Laboratory Practices for Molecular Genetic Testing for Heritable Diseases and Conditions Bin Chen
09:40:00 From R&D to Commercial Launch: Roadmap for MDx Bill Cook
10:10:00 Networking Coffee Break
10:45:00 Sponsored Presentations (Opportunity Available)
11:15:00 Sponsored Presentations (Opportunity Available)
11:45:00 Luncheon Presentations (Opportunity Available) or Lunch on Your Own
11:50:00 ON THE PATH FOR PERSONALIZED DIAGNOSIS
13:00:00 Personalized Medicine on Deck - Home Run or Strike Out Ahead? Mara G Aspinall
13:30:00 Experience with Adoption of Pharmacogenomics Testing on a National Scale Robert S. Epstein
14:00:00 Break-out Sessions: Influencing Adoption to Bring a New Diagnostic to Market
15:00:00 Networking Refreshment Break
15:05:00 STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE OF TESTS
15:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Jared N. Schwartz
15:40:00 A Standards Lab to Evaluate Diagnostic Tests: Would it Accelerate the Pipeline? Jeffrey Cossman
16:10:00 Standards for Multiplex Technologies: What they are and Why they are Important for Next Generation Laboratory Medicine Michael D. Amos
16:40:00 Speaker to Be Announced
17:10:00 Close of Clinical Adoption of Next Generation Diagnostics Conference
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