Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH was the Keynote Speaker on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Dr. Osterholm is Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, a professor in the Technological Leadership Institute, College of Science and Engineering, and an adjunct professor in the Medical School, all at the University of Minnesota. More details.
Chester B. Whitley, PhD, MD delivered the keynote address on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 and Peter Marks, MD, PhD delivered the keynote address on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Dr. Whitley is the Principal Investigator for the Lysosomal Disease Network (LDN), a growing consortium of medical centers collaborating since 2003 and is the director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). More details.
Chester B. Whitley, PhD, MD Delivered Keynote Address on Wednesday, February 12, 2019. Dr. Whitley is a tenured Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, the Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, and Director of the Advanced Therapies Program at the University of Minnesota. More details.
Petra Kaufmann, MD, MSc delivered Keynote on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 and R. Rodney Howell, MD Delivered Keynote on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Petra Kaufmann is director of the NCATS Office of Rare Diseases Research. Her work includes overseeing the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network program, Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center, and the NCATS Toolkit for Patient-Focused Therapy Development. R. Rodney Howell, MD is Professor of Pediatrics and a Member of the Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, at the Miller School of Medicine of the University of Miami. More details.