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Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine Director Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.: "The Future of Individualizing Medicine"
WHAT: The Meet the Innovators Forum at the annual Edison Awards unites leading innovators and influencers of the 21st century for a series of discussions about topics relevant to the Edison Awards finalists' disciplines. Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., director, Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic, will offer a multimedia presentation that features four patients whose lives have changed because of Mayo's initiative to drive genomics and genetic medicine into patient care through the Individualized Medicine Clinic.
WHO: Bruce Japsen, columnist and blogger for Forbes will moderate the "Future of Individualizing Medicine" panel discussion. Each of the following innovators are scheduled to deliver 10 minute presentations. Questions and discussion will follow:
- Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., director, Center for Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic
- Hakon Hakonarson, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
- Leroy E. Hood, M.D., Ph.D., founder and president, Institute for Systems Biology
- Scott P. McBride, shareholder, McAndrews Held & Malloy
WHEN: Today: — 1-2 p.m. CDT, Thursday, April 25, 2013.
WHERE: Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, Ill., 60602
NOTE: Dr. Farrugia will be available for interviews and commentary throughout the day. For interviews, contact Bob Nellis at 507-284-5005.