Personalized Medicine 8.0 “Genetic Screening & Predictive Medicine” May 28 in South San Francisco

Personalized Medicine 8.0 (, organized by San Francisco State University (SFSU) and its Biology Department Chairman Michael Goldman, Ph.D., will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2015, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at the South San Francisco Conference Center (, with a reception to follow. This year’s eighth annual event is entitled, “Genetic Screening & Predictive Medicine.” You may register for this one-day conference at For additional registration information, academic and group rates, or to become a sponsor of Personalized Medicine 8.0, please contact Early registration is $295; later registration is $495. The opening keynote address this year will be delivered by Rajesh Chopra, M.D., Ph.D., Corporate Vice President, Translational & Early Drug Development, Celgene, speaking on “Cancer: Predicting, Preventing, and Curing.” You may view the complete program at ( Among the other speakers will be Jeffrey D. Pollard, M.D., Director, Medical Affairs, 23andMe; Stephan Morris, M.D., Scientific Founder and CSO of Insight Genetics, Inc.; Tristan B. Orpin, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Reproductive and Genetic Health, Illumina, Inc.; Nicole Miller, Ph.D., Director, Global Scientific Affairs, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.; and Karoly Nikolich, Ph.D., CEO, Alkahest, Inc. The closing keynote will be delivered by Matt R.
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