BIO Buzz 2017 Day 2


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Day Wednesday June 21, 2017


JUNE 19-22, 2017 • SAN DIEGO, CA


Day Thursday June 22, 2017 CONVENTION.BIO.ORG • #BIO2017 3 BIO BUZZ TODAY’S BUZZ TODAY & TOMORROW Reagan-Udall Navigator 3 David Hung’s Smart Bet 4 Schedule-at-a-Glance 6-7 Skovronsky on Trials 37 Picture Perfect Tuesday 38 POLICY & ADVOCACY Future of Medical Research 9 What CETA Means 10 Specialty Drug Profiteers 11 KEYNOTE OFFICIAL SHOW DAILY JUNE 19-22, 2017 • SAN DIEGO, CA

DIGITAL HEALTH & PERSONALIZED MEDICINE Smartphone-Powered Trials 13 The Other Immune System 29 BIO FUELS & RENEWABLE CHEMICALS RFS Environment 15 Farm Bill and Rual America 17 FOOD & AGRICULTURE One Health: Enviroment 18 GMO Cultivation Bans 20 NEW THERAPIES & TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE HIV: An Update 22 Hepatitus C on the Rise 23 FEATURE: The Antibacterial Arsenal 24 BUSINESS OF BIOTECH Biotech Buyer’s Market 31 United Negro College Fund &Merck 33 EMA Prepares to Move 34

By Chris Morrison David Cameron, former British Prime Minister from 2010-16, called on busi- ness and political leaders to recognize the cultural and economic forces that have led to a surge in populism around the globe, and for the mainstream to address the root causes of this movement. “Too many people have been left behind, and we need to act on that,” he said. Cameron sat with James Greenwood, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, for a wide ranging discussion about his political career, Brit- ain’s decision to leave the European Union, the early days of the Trump presidency, and the global crisis of terrorism. He also talked about inspirations and turning points in his personal life, including the 2009 death David Cameron on Brexit, Trump, Game of Thrones

Congratulations to Erin Smith, winner of this year’s BioGENEius Challenge for her project, A Novel Telemedicine Diagnostic Tool for Parkinson’s Disease: Digital Bio- markers from Spontaneous and Posed Facial Expressions. Presenting her award are Jay P. Siegel, M.D., Chief Biotechnology Officer and Head, Sci- entific Strategy and Policy (left) and Dr. Lawrence Mahan, President, Biotechnology Institute.

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