Track 2: Implementing Personalized Medicine : Inaugural Targeted Therapy
Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street NW
Washington, DC
Track 2: Implementing Personalized Medicine : Inaugural Targeted Therapy 
Cambridge Healthtech Institute  

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, September 24, 2009
11:30:00 Technology Showcase: Targeted Therapy
11:30:00 Sponsored Presentations (Opportunities Available)
12:30:00 Lunch on your own
14:00:00 Use of Biomarkers and Translational Science to Accelerate and Improve Oncology Drug Development: Opportunities and Roadblocks J. Carl Barrett
14:00:00 Plenary Keynotes
14:30:00 Enabling Personalized Medicine through Application of Biomarkers in Clinical Development Nicholas C. Dracopoli
15:00:00 Networking Refreshment Break with Poster and Exhibit Viewing
16:00:00 The Potential Impact of Recently Approved and Emerging Molecular Diagnostics in Drug-Diagnostics Co-Development Francis Kalush
16:00:00 Drug/Diagnostic Co-Development (Shared Session with Clinical Biomarkers meeting)
16:30:00 Biomarkers - Driven Drug and Diagnostic Co-Development in Oncology: Current Trends and Future Approaches Miro Venturi
17:00:00 Challenges of Integrating Targeted Biomarker Tests into Clinical Practice Walter Carney
17:30:00 Close of Day
Friday, September 25, 2009
07:30:00 Breakfast Presentations (Opportunities Available)
08:15:00 Drug/Diagnostic Co-Development (Continued)
08:25:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
08:30:00 Biomarkers and Diagnostics in Drug Development: Making Medicines Better Walter H. Koch
09:00:00 Personalized Diagnostics: The Struggle for Position Bruce Quinn
09:30:00 Panel Discussion: Integrating Biomarkers and Diagnostics into Drug Development
10:00:00 Networking Coffee Break
10:30:00 Biomarkers for Patient Selection (Shared Session with Clinical Biomarkers meeting)
10:30:00 Translational Medicine’s Role in Target Validation and Patient Selection in Oncology Drug Development Giora Feuerstein
11:00:00 Predictive Markers for Optimizing Selection of Colorectal Cancer Patients for Treatment with ERBITUX® (Cetuximab) Shirin Khambata-Ford
11:30:00 Oncology Biomarkers and Response to Therapy Jill M. Kolesar
12:00:00 Close of Congress
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