BIO5 to Host 7th Arizona Biosciences Leadership Symposium

September 29, 2008

By hammersmith

[Source University of Arizona Communications] – Scott Patterson, executive director for medical services at Amgen, is the keynote speaker at the 7th Arizona Biosciences Leadership Symposium, taking place at The University of Arizona’s Student Union Memorial Center.

The event is hosted by the UA’s BIO5 Institute on behalf of the Flinn Foundation and the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission. The program begins at Oct. 6 at 9 a.m. and concludes on Oct. 7 at 1 p.m.

This year’s event features a new format with speakers from around the country. Session topics and leaders are:

Case Histories in Translational Medicine: Ronald Marler, Mayo Clinic Phoenix
Personalized Medicine: Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff, Translational Genomics Research Institute
Arizona Funding Sources for Translational Research: Laurence H. Hurley, BIO5 Institute and UA College of Pharmacy
New Technologies: Jennifer Barton, UA’s Arizona Research Laboratories

A poster session highlighting Arizona Roadmap-themed research is planned.

To register and to submit posters, go to visit