The Galien Forum USA 2020

October 29th 2020 / 10:30 am – 3:45 pm
Alexandria Center – New York City

…with top scientists, executive and thought leaders from academic and private research who offer perspectives on the most significant challenges in the global burden of disease and highlight the latest research and clinical pathways toward diagnosis, treatment, and cure.

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OPENING KEYNOTE

Welcome and Keynote

10:30 am – 11:00 am

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Welcome address:
Dr. Michael Rosenblatt
Co-Chair, Galien Forum
Committee Member, Prix Galien USA

Chief Medical Officer
Flagship Pioneering, Cambridge, MA

Keynote:
Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Director
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Panelists bios

PANEL 1

Immunology from Both Sides: Oncology and Autoimmune Disease

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Chair:
George Yancopoulos
Founding Scientist, President & Chief Scientific Officer
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Panelists:
Carl H. June, MD
Director, Center for Cellular Immunotherapies
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Nancy Simonian, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Syros Pharmaceuticals

Panelists bios

PANEL 2

COVID-19 Vaccine Development and the Enduring Impact on Life Sciences Innovation –  Speed, Collaboration, Clinical Trial Advancement and Manufacturing

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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Co-Moderators:
Joel S. Marcus
Co-Founder, Alexandria Summit;
Executive Chairman & Founder, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc./Alexandria Venture Investments

Lynne Zydowsky, PhD
President & Co-Founder, Alexandria Summit;
Chief Science Officer, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc./Alexandria Venture Investments

Panelists:
Stéphane Bancel
Chief Executive Officer
Moderna, Inc.

Paul Stoffels, MD
Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer
Johnson & Johnson

PANELISTS BIOS

PANEL 3

The Next 50 Years of Innovation: Where Will It Come From and How Do We Secure It?
(CEOs panel)

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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Co-Moderators:
Pr. Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPh
Former Chief Executive Officer
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA

Committee Chair, Prix Galien USA
Co-Chair, Galien Forum

Dr. Michael Rosenblatt
Co-Chair, Galien Forum
Committee Member, Prix Galien USA

Chief Medical Officer
Flagship Pioneering, Cambridge, MA

Panelists:
Kenneth C. Frazier
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Merck & Co., Inc.

Betsy Nabel, MD
President
Brigham Health

Michel Vounatsos
Chief Executive Officer
Biogen

PANELISTS BIOS

PANEL 4

The Future of Therapeutics: What Novel Modalities Will Be Drugs? What Vaccines and Technologies Will We Need?

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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Chair:
Mikael Dolsten, MD, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer and President
Worldwide Research, Development and Medical
Pfizer Inc.

Panelists:
Penny M. Heaton, MD
Chief Executive Officer
The Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute

Dean Li, MD, PhD
Senior Vice President Discovery Sciences and Translational Medicine
Merck

John Maraganore, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Alnylam

Jeff Spaeder, MD
Global Chief Medical & Scientific Officer
IQVIA

George Scangos, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Vir Biotechnology

Prof. Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen, DVM, PhD, DSc
Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer
Novo Nordisk A/S

PANELISTS BIOS

CLOSING REMARKS

Galien Forum 2020 Closing Remarks

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm

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Pr. Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPh
Former Chief Executive Officer
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA

Committee Chair, Prix Galien USA
Co-Chair, Galien Forum