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Hiding in Plain Sight


April 19, 2013, 8:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.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:

Steve Gullans
Scientist, entrepreneur, and investor Steve Gullans has a unique vantage point into the future of drug discovery and dosing.

Mariano Vazquez
Researcher Mariano Vázquez of the Barcelona Super Computing Center reveals how computer models can both impact health and be a thing of beauty.

Laura Deming
Laura Deming, an 18-year-old venture capitalist and Thiel Fellow, will tell us how she found the next emerging market through her passion for extending the human healthspan.

Isaac Kohane
Biomedical informaticist, physician, and i2b2 founder Isaac Kohane wants to turn hospital data systems into “living laboratories” to study the genetic basis of disease.

Elizabeth Marincola
Can we finally free even closely protected scientific knowledge? We’ll hear from Elizabeth Marincola, president of the Society for Science & the Public.

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.

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