Annual Symposium
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 08:30:00am - Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 01:00:00pm

2014 Annual LSI Symposium

Palmer Commons
Audience This is a public event.
Victors for Discovery: Biomedicine at Michigan

Click below to view videos of panel discussions from the 2014 Life Sciences Institute Symposium:

The Future of Biomedical Research

Introductory Talk: "The Past is Prologue: You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet," Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, National Institutes of Health

Panelists: Jack Dixon, PhD, University of California, San Diego; William N. Kelley, MD,University of Pennsylvania; Michael A. Marletta, PhD, Scripps Research Institute; Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School 

Moderated by David Ginsburg, MD, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and U-M Life Sciences Institute 


Drug Discovery and Development in the 21st Century

Introductory Talk: "Making New Medicines: New Approaches to an Old Challenge," Tachi Yamada, MD, Takeda Pharmaceuticals 

Panelists: Vishva Dixit, MD, Genentech, Inc.; John B. Lowe, MD, Genentech, Inc.; Gary J. Nabel, MD, PhD, Sanofi; Craig B. Thompson, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Barbara Weber, MD, Novartis Oncology 

Moderated by Alan Saltiel, PhD, U-M Life Sciences Institute 

Select Speakers

Jack Dixon, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego

Mary Sue and Kenneth Coleman Life Sciences Lecture: A New Family of Kinases Important in Bone and Teeth Formation

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health

The Past is Prologue: You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet

Tachi Yamada, M.D.
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Making New Medicines: New Approaches to an Old Challenge


View the program below for a full list of all speakers and panelists.