Augustine M.K. Choi, M.D.
invites you to the
Dean’s Inaugural Symposium
On Opportunities for
Entrepreneurship and Academic Drug Development
Featuring a keynote address by Kenneth Frazier, Chairman and CEO of Merck, and presentations on the Tri-I TDI, Bridge Medicines, Center for Technology Licensing, and Office of BioPharma Alliances and Research Collaborations.
Monday, October 9, 2017
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Uris Auditorium, Meyer Building, 1300 York Avenue
Reception to follow in Griffis Faculty Club, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or (646) 962-9478.
The symposium will be recorded and available to individuals on WCM Central.
2 p.m. Welcome
Augustine M.K. Choi, M.D., Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean, Weill Cornell Medicine
2:15 p.m. Pharmaceutical Product Development: The Case for Investing in Invention
Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Merck & Co., Inc.
2:40 p.m. Tri-I TDI: Transforming Academic Drug Discovery and Development
Michael A. Foley, Ph.D., Sanders Director of the Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Drug Discovery Institute
2:50 p.m. Therapeutic Targeting of Sphingolipid Signaling in Preclinical Models of Stroke: The Critical Role of the Tri-I TDI
Teresa Sanchez, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
3 p.m. Bridge Medicines: Industry Expertise for Bridging the Gap to Clinical Studies
William J. Polvino, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, Bridge Medicines
3:10 p.m. Commercializing Technology with CTL: What’s in it for You?
Brian J. Kelly, Ph.D., Director, Technology Licensing, WCM Office of the Center for Technology Licensing
3:20 p.m. BioPharma Alliances and Research Collaborations: Building Value Around Early Stage Discovery Research through Dedicated Alliances with Industry
Larry Schlossman, Managing Director, BioPharma Alliances and Research Collaborations
3:30 p.m. The Critical Importance of BioPharma Alliances in Support of Early Stage Translational Research
Timothy E. McGraw, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and of Biochemistry in Cardiothoracic Surgery
3:40 p.m. Q&A
Moderated by Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi
4 p.m. Conclusion
Reception to follow in Griffis Faculty Club
2:00pm to 5:00pm