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Translating the Untranslatable


April 17, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, R3012
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

TEDMED is a multidisciplinary community of innovators and leaders who share a common determination to create a better future in health and medicine. This program features brilliant short talks and stunning artistic performances that celebrate the power of unexpected connections to create important new possibilities. Join the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute on April 16-19 as we live broadcast this year’s TEDMED program in our third-floor conference center.

Speakers for this session include:

Mick Cornett
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett will tell the story of how the people of his city are transforming themselves, together.

Sally Okun
Sally Okun of PatientsLikeMe, one of the first social networks for health, reveals what has emerged from years of openly sharing data: the patients' lexicon.

David Agus
One of the world’s leading cancer doctors, David Agus will show that cancer isn't a disease, it's a process, a lifelong dynamic balance that goes on in all of us, the "sick" and "healthy" alike.

For additional details about the speakers and their topics, visit the TEDMED site.

Additional Details

This is a free event. The host is Michael Friedlander, PhD. For more information, please call 540-526-2001, or send an e-mail.

Map and Parking

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