Seattle is home to some of the biggest game-changing companies in the world. It is also home to innovative healthcare organizations that are using emerging technologies to accelerate research and advance new treatments for patients. Whether using research-based approaches to improve children’s mental health, using data science and other tools to boost patient outcomes, or incorporating new business models to bring research discoveries to patients, the Seattle healthcare community is blazing important new trails in collaboration with other industries in the region such as the technology and biotech sectors.
3:00 – 4:00pm
Registration, Networking & Tours
· Explore a virtual reality experience that brings to life CAR T-cell immunotherapy at Seattle Children’s · Sign up for a lab tour. Tours leave at 3:10, 3:25, and 3:40.
4:00 – 4:05pm
Welcome & Opening Remarks
James B. Hendricks, PhD – President, Seattle Children’s Research Institute
4:05 – 4:35pm
Using Data Science to Improve Patient Outcomes
John Aitchison, PhD – Co-director, Center for Global Infectious Disease Research at Seattle Children’s Research Institute John Kahan – Chief Data Analytics Officer, Microsoft Nino Ramirez – Director, Center for Integrative Brain Research at Seattle Children’s Research Institute Anne Weiler – CEO, Wellpepper Tim Porter – Managing Director, Madrona Venture Group (moderator)
4:35 – 5:05pm
How Seattle Children’s Is Going Big in a Cellular Immunotherapy Focus on Childhood Cancers
Michael Jensen, MD – Director, Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research at Seattle Children’s Research Institute
5:05 – 5:35pm
Innovating to Improve Children’s Mental Health
Dror Ben-Zeev – Director of mHealth/Professor of Psychiatry, University of Washington Laura Richardson, MD, MPH – Chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Seattle Children’s Hospital Tumaini Rucker Coker, MD, MBA – Director of Research, Seattle Children’s Center for Diversity & Health Equity
Sarah de Crescenzo – Editor, Xconomy (moderator)
5:35 – 6:00pm
Investing in Healthcare and Research
T.A. McCann – Managing Director, Pioneer Square Ventures Dusty Lieb – Partner – Strategic Investment, Echo Health Ventures Adam Simpson – CEO, Icosavax Sarah de Crescenzo – Editor, Xconomy (moderator)
6:00 – 7:00pm
Please note that this schedule is subject to change.