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Research in Your Backyard: Developing Cures, Creating Jobs
03/10/2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us for “Research in Your Backyard: Developing Cures, Creating Jobs”, scheduled for Monday, March 10, from 1 to 3 pm at Wake Forest Biotech Place. At this event, planned by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), speakers will demonstrate the health and economic benefits of the life sciences industry in the Triad area.
Speakers include Eric Tomlinson, DSc, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and President, Wake Forest Innovation Quarter; Anthony Atala, MD, Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine; Mayor Allen Joines; Sam Taylor, President of the North Carolina Biosciences Organization; Jeff Trewhitt, Senior Communications Director at PhRMA; and Laura Hull, a Triad resident and clinical trials success story. State Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger will be in attendance for a special greeting.