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May 14 - 16, 2019
Genentech, South San Francisco, CA


Plenary Speakers for 2019


Astrid Ruefli-Brasse, PhD

Director, Drug Discovery, 23andME

Title TBA


Mercedes Serabian, MS, DABT

Chief, Pharmacology/Toxicology Branch1, CBER / OTAT / DCEPT, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Preclinical Development of Gene Therapy Products: CBER Considerations


 Speakers Confirmed for 2019

Matt Martin, Director, Computational Toxicology, Domain Lead, Pfizer

Falgun Shah, Associate Principal Scientist, Merck

Nigel Greene, Director, Head of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Drug Safety and Metabolism, AstraZeneca

Famke Aeffner, Principal Pathologist, Amgen

Lise Loberg, Sr. Principal Research Scientist, AbbVie

Satoko Kiyota, Scientist, Safety Assessment, Genentech

Ken Frazier, Director of Pathology and Senior Science Fellow, In Vitro In Vivo Translation, GSK

Matthew Wagoner, Associate Director, Mechanistic and Investigative Toxicology, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Terry Van Vleet, Investigative Toxicology and Pathology, Head of Molecular and Computational Toxicology, AbbVie

Joy Cavagnaro, President, Access BIO

Mark Milton, Opthamology Therapeutic Area Head, PK Sciences, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Abla Creasey, Vice President,Therapeutics & Strategic Infrastructure, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Jenny Marlowe, Head of Preclinical Development, bluebird bio

Jonathan Phillips, Preclinical Safety Assessment Fellow, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Joe Cichocki, Scientist, Toxicology, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Valerie Quarmby, Director and Staff Scientist, Genentech

Luke Ward, Senior Scientist, Human Genetics and Funcitonal Genomics, Amgen


Sessions for the 2019 Discovery Toxicology Workshop

Session I:  Machine Learning/AI/Computational Approaches in Toxicology

Session II:  Non-Clinical to Clinical Translation

Session III:  Organ on a Chip/3D Cultures/Predictive Toxicology


Sessions for the 2019 Development Toxicology Workshop

Session IV:  Cell and Gene therapy /New Modalities /Regulatory Interactions

Session V:   Predictive Toxicology

Session VI:  Big Data


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