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Tuesday, June 25 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
#290: The Responsibility Industry, Agencies, and Early Education own in Cure-Model Based Therapeutics

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Component Type: Forum
Level: Intermediate
CE: ACPE 1.25 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-19-632-L04-P; CME 1.25; IACET 1.25; RN 1.25

In today’s pharmaceutical and biotech industry we are at an inflection point with regard to the future of therapeutic development. In this forum the focus will be to explore how industry, agencies, and academic institutions collaborate to drive innovative technologies to speed therapeutic development. Specifically, the forum will explore how we are leveraging STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) programs both independently and interactively to enable current and future entrepreneurial opportunities. The goal is to foster an environment where we best take advantage of the opportunities presented by advances in life sciences and technology.

Learning Objectives

Evaluate the quality of interaction among various stakeholders in cure-based drug development; Assess the quality of those interactions in their own environments; Recognize the importance of fostering an environment where creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit is nurtured. Determine how STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) programs are put to use to address the aforementioned objectives.


Dan Tierno, MA, MBA


Industry Perspective
Yaron Drucker, MBA

Student Perspective
Advaita Chandramohan

Melanie Matheu, PhD


Advaita Chandramohan

Undergraduate Research Associate, University of Southern California
Advaita Chandramohan is a second year student at the University of Southern California studying Biomedical Engineering with an Electrical emphasis. Throughout her academic career, Advaita has participated in and led various STEM activities, leading to her continued interest in the... Read More →
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Yaron Drucker

Staffing Lead, Cloud Partners, Google
Yaron has a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, and an MBA from Baruch College. In his early career, Yaron worked in aerospace and defense as an EMC/EMI Engineer, and at SAP for a year. He then worked at Microsoft for 7 years in various roles in digital media on the advertising... Read More →
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Dan Tierno

Associate Director, Global Clinical Data Sciences and Analytics, Bayer
Mr. Dan Tierno has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, specializing in drug development, data sciences and analytics for clinical trials, and commercialization of novel small molecule and cell based therapeutics. Mr. Tierno has spoken on training... Read More →

Melanie Matheu

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Prellis Biologics, Inc.

Tuesday June 25, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm PDT
Room 16AB San Diego Convention Center 111 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 USA