October 29-30, 2014


San Francisco, CA USA

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Carol Isaacson Barash, Ph.D.

Principal, Helix Health Advisors, Adjunct Professor, Personalized Medicine, Regis College, Editor in Chief, Journal of Applied & Translational Genomics

Carol Isaacson Barash is Founder and Managing Partner at Helix Health Advisors which helps clients in life sciences, genetic diagnostics, and convergent technologies to commercialize, solve adoption challenges, improve physician-patient-consumer engagement, and manage bioethics concerns. Dr. Barash has more than 20 years of experience serving industry, research institutions, non-profits, academic medical centers and communications firms in the US and abroad. She has served as senior management for several molecular diagnostic start-ups, as expert on barriers to integrating new genetic knowledge into clinical decision-making, and molecular diagnostic content developer focusing on oncology, pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics, most recently for McKesson Health Solutions.
Dr. Barash is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Applied & Translational Genomics, Elsevier, lectures on personalized medicine at Regis College, Graduate Program of Regulatory Affairs & Clinical Research Management, College of Sciences, Nursing and Health Professions and serves as bioethics resource expert for Bioethics Beyond Borders, Division of Science, Technology & Ethics, UNESCO.  Recently, she served as Chair of the Ethics Committee and co-Chair of the Education Committee of the International Human Variome Project  
She authored ‘’Just Genes: The Ethics of Genetic Technologies”, has contributed chapters to several books and has published 40 journal articles. Prior to starting Helix Health Advisors, Carol founded and managed Genetics, Ethics & Policy Consulting. Carol earned her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago/Boston College and her B.A. from Bates College/Manchester College, The University of Oxford, U.K.

Networking Opportunities

You will have multiple chances to network and meet with others in the field of personalized medicine during the conference. There will be an online networking tool available before the conference even begins!

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet other attendees through the following networking services:

Our CONFERENCE NETWORKING SITE is online weeks prior to the event. Attendees can schedule one-on-one meetings prior to the conference and print out a schedule of meeting times during the conference.

EXTENDED NETWORKING BREAKS. These will give attendees the chance to meet those with whom they many not have set up meetings.

EVENING RECEPTION. This will give attendees the chance to mingle with other professionals after a day full of speakers, meetings, and thought-provoking topics.

SPEAKER Q&A SESSIONS. This will afford attendees the opportunity to ask additional questions of our speakers.

Who Will You Meet

  • Pharmaceutical Company Leaders
  • Diagnostic Company Leaders
  • Genome Interpretation Experts
  • Genome Sequencing Pioneers
  • Biotech Leaders
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Academicians
  • Consultants
  • Government Leaders
  • Health Insurance Executives
  • Investors
  • Venture Capitalists



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