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June 8-12, 2020

Thank You to Our Sponsor: Merck & Co., Inc.

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Thank You to Our Sponsor: Merck & Co., Inc.

See how our Double Helix sponsor, Merck & Co., Inc., is participating in BIO Digital Week!

 

BIO One-on-One Partnering™

Thank you Merck & Co., Inc. for your sponsorship of the BIO One-on-One Partnering system. Meet Merck online during BIO Digital week!

 

Sponsored Sessions:

Global Patient Advocacy in the COVID Era: What Is the Future of Patient Advocacy around the World?
Wednesday, June 10 at 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM PDT
This session will highlight successful industry and patient advocacy collaborations around the globe in the past year and examine how the global patient advocacy community can build upon those successes to create a new normal of advocacy in the COVID-19 era.

 

Thought Leaders:

Jeffrey Blue
DIRECTOR OF VACCINE DRUG PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES, MERCK & CO.
Speaking on: Beyond the Needle: Novel Approaches to Vaccine Delivery

Julie Gerberding, MD, MPH
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF PATIENT OFFICER, MERCK & CO, INC.
Speaking on: The Next Frontier in HIV Innovation: The Transition to No Transmission and Global Patient Advocacy in the COVID Era: What Is the Future of Patient Advocacy around the World?

Reza Halse, PhD
HEAD, PACIFIC BD&L HUB AND PRESIDENT, MRL VENTURES FUND, MERCK
Speaking on: Merck Company Presentation

Grace Han McMahon
HEAD OF TRANSACTIONS, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & LICENSING PACIFIC INNOVATION HUB, MERCK
Speaking on: GETTING IT 'JUST RIGHT': The Goldilocks Strategy for Effective and Efficient IP Due Diligence Processes

Daria Hazuda
VP, INFECTIOUS DISEASES DISCOVERY & CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER, MRL CAMBRIDGE EXPLORATORY CENTER, MERCK & CO
Speaking on: Shifting the Treatment Paradigm: New tools to tackle antimicrobial resistance

David Kerwick
LEGAL DIRECTOR, MERCK
Speaking on: AI Innovations: To Patent or Not to Patent?

John Markels
PRESIDENT, MERCK VACCINES, MERCK & CO.
Speaking on: A Way Forward: Winning the War on COVID through Vaccines

Martin Matthews
DIRECTOR, GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS, MERCK
Speaking on: Bioscience Professional Toolkit - How to successfully transition to a post-academic career

Jeff May
VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL PUBLIC POLICY, MERCK
Speaking on: International Trade in the Times of COVID-19

Agam Sheth
DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND LICENSING, MERCK RESEARCH LABORATORIES, MERCK & CO., INC
Speaking on: Next Generation Advances in Human Microbiome Research

 

Patient Advocacy Pavilion

Thank you to Merck & Co., Inc. for sponsoring the Patient Advocacy Pavilion, a forum for attendees to meet with and explore potential collaborations between the biopharmaceutical industry and the nonprofit disease community to expedite the development of new and novel treatments.

 

And don't forget to meet Merck & Co., Inc. in BIO One-on-One Partnering during BIO Digital Week!