9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Biomarker World Congress
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA
http://www.biomarkerworldcongress.com/
Biomarker World Congress 
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
http://www.biomarkerworldcongress.com/
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia
PA

Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, May 6, 2013
06:00:00 Dinner Courses
07:30:00 Conference Registration and Morning Coffee
08:30:00 Welcome Remarks from Conference Director Julia Boguslavsky
08:30:00 Welcome Remarks from Conference Director Julia Boguslavsky
08:40:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
08:45:00 Validation of Whole Slide Imaging in Pathology Liron Pantanowitz
09:10:00 New Applications Utilizing Whole Slide Digital Imaging for Anatomic Pathology Inter- and Intra-Lab Peer Review and Benchmarking Quality Assurance
09:35:00 Label-Free Infrared Spectral Histopathology: Diagnostics and Prognostics Max Diem
10:00:00 Networking Coffee Break
10:30:00 Tumor Heterogeneity Assessed by Immunohistochemistry of Multiplexed Protein Biomarkers
10:55:00 Application of WSI in Consensus Review for Clinical Trials Stephen M Hewitt
11:20:00 Sponsored Presentation
13:20:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
13:25:00 College of American Pathologists’ Standards and Proficiency Testing for Next-Generation Sequencing for the Clinical Laboratory Nazneen Aziz
13:50:00 Assuring the Quality of Next-Generation Sequencing in Clinical Laboratory Practice Ira M. Lubin
13:50:00 Enjoy Lunch on Your Own
14:15:00 Clinical NGS: Validation, Reporting and Economics Seth Crosby
14:40:00 Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall with Poster Viewing
15:40:00 Exome Sequencing in a Clinical Setting to Guide Patient Care
16:05:00 Interpreting Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing Data: Current Challenges and Hope for the Future Elaine Lyon
16:30:00 Sponsored Presentations
17:00:00 Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall with Poster Viewing
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
06:00:00 Dinner Course
08:55:00 Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury: From Pre-Clinical Species to Human Patients Jiri Aubrecht
09:20:00 Preparing for Safety Biomarkers to Support Clinical Trials Stephen Furlong
09:45:00 Identifying Biomarkers of Kidney and Liver Toxicity by Integrating Toxicogenomics Datasets with Biological Networks Philip Hewitt
10:10:00 Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall with Poster Viewing
11:00:00 From Promise to Progress: An Update on the Biomarkers Consortium David Wholley
11:25:00 Open Innovation in Biomarker Discovery: Experiences from Our Grants for Targets and Biomarkers Initiative Khusru Asadullah
11:50:00 pm Biomarker Discovery—The Power of Collaborative Networks
12:15:00 Conference Registration
12:15:00 Making Biomarker Research a Clinical Reality: Multiplexing for Proteomic and Genomic Analysis Stefan Scherer
13:45:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
13:50:00 Investing in Biomarkers and Turning Them into Diagnostics Felix Frueh
14:15:00 From Biomarker Research to Diagnostic Development—Our Challenges
14:40:00 Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall with Poster Viewing
15:45:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
15:50:00 Liquid Biopsies to Monitor Response and Resistance to Targeted Therapies
16:15:00 Application of Clinical Tumor Genotyping in Targeted Cancer Therapy
16:40:00 Quantitative Tumor Protein Profiling for Therapy-Relevant Stratification of Breast Cancer Patients Hallgeir Rui
17:05:00 Clinical Validation of Predictive Biomarkers and Next-Generation Personalized Medicine Treatment Strategies Incorporating Genetic Dynamics
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
07:30:00 Breakfast Presentation or Morning Coffee
08:25:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
08:30:00 Personalized Health Care: ‘One Size Does Not Fit All’ Applies to Patients and Products M.J. Finley Austin
08:55:00 Molecular Subtyping of Patients for Drug Development Eric C Lai
09:20:00 Co-Diagnostics in Autoimmune Disorders: Improving Outcomes in RA and IBD
09:45:00 Complex microRNA Signatures of Response and Resistance as Powerful Biomarkers
10:15:00 The Value of Diagnostics to Pharma: Counting CTCs and R&D Dollars
10:45:00 Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall with Poster Viewing
11:30:00 Precision Medicine: Triumphs and Tribulations Claudio Carini
11:55:00 Towards Personalized Medicine in Metabolic Diseases
12:15:00 Conference Registration
12:20:00 Translating Molecular Targets for Cancer Therapeutics Glen J. Weiss
13:45:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
13:50:00 Investing in Biomarkers and Turning Them into Diagnostics Felix Frueh
14:15:00 From Biomarker Research to Diagnostic Development—Our Challenges
14:40:00 Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall with Poster Viewing
15:45:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
15:50:00 Liquid Biopsies to Monitor Response and Resistance to Targeted Therapies
16:15:00 Application of Clinical Tumor Genotyping in Targeted Cancer Therapy
16:40:00 Quantitative Tumor Protein Profiling for Therapy-Relevant Stratification of Breast Cancer Patients Hallgeir Rui
17:05:00 Clinical Validation of Predictive Biomarkers and Next-Generation Personalized Medicine Treatment Strategies Incorporating Genetic Dynamics
18:00:00 Dinner Course
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