• Partner Event: Life Science Innovation Northwest

    Washington State Convention Center

    We were asked by our friends at Life Science Washington to let you know about this conference. March 1 (tomorrow) is the last day for early bird registration. Register at this link: https://www.lifesciencewa.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1189571 Life Science Innovation Northwest 2019 (LSINW) conference in Seattle, April 24 & 25 at the Washington State Convention Center. This is the Pacific Northwest’s largest annual life science conference. A two-day event bringing together investors, public and private life science organizations, research institutions, scientists, entrepreneurs, and the global health community to discuss and feature some of the most compelling technological breakthroughs of our time. Conference highlights include keynote presentations and expert panels designed to shine a bright light on our regional life science strengths and unique ecosystem assets, as well as podium presentations by dozens of companies spanning all sectors and stages of development, from angel funded to publicly traded. Conference highlights: • Keynote: Roger M. Perlmutter, M.D., Ph.D, Executive Vice President and President, Merck Research Laboratories • Fireside Chat with Professor of Biochemistry David Baker, Ph.D, Head of the Institute for Protein Design, University of Washington • Presentations by seed, private, and public life science companies • Panels on Cellular Immunotherapy, Gene Editing, Venture Investing, Medical Devices, and Digital Health

  • Experts You Need to Know if You are a Health Innovator

    Cambia Grove


    Experts You Need to Know if You are a Health Innovator (this is the revival of the Feb event which was snowed out) Health innovators, want to get somewhere with your idea? Come out and hear this panel of experts alert you about the pitfalls you are likely to encounter in health innovation. Be aware of special considerations when working with patient information, healthcare systems, and regulated products (even health apps!) that may have requirements the FDA and other regulatory agencies care about. Better safe than sorry, come on out and get to know these people! Speakers: Kris Gosser, Datica Cindy Jacobs, RN, JD, Jacobs Riggs Jefferson Lin, JD, Fenwick and West Stephanie Christopher, Medical Device Innovation Consortium Moderator: Terri Butler, PhD, UW Institute of Translational Health Sciences, Drug and Device Advisory Committee