The Superheroes of BIO

A quick look at Everyday Superheroes honoree Emily Whitehead, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Survivor, Healthy Selfie® technology from Medical Avatar, Tiny Superheroes Founder Robyn Rosenberger, and the BioGENEius Challenge.

Wynton Marsalis at the 2015 BIO International Convention

Wynton Marsalis, entreprenuer and musician, delivered the Wednesday evening keynote at BIO 2015  

Seema Kumar, VP of Innovation Communications at Johnson & Johnson, at the BIO 2015

Seema Kumar on the value that Johnson & Johnson sees from its partnering meetings at BIO 2015

Scott Whitaker, President of the BIO International Convention and COO of BIO

Scott Whitaker on the record-breaking number of partnering meetings at BIO 2015, and the keynotes by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and journalistic icon Tom Brokaw

Dr. Barry Springer, VP and Head of Strategy at Janssen BioTherapeutics, at BIO 2015

Dr. Barry Springer - a speaker on two panels at BIO 2015 - on what's new and next in the areas of gene therapy and gene editing

Paul Hastings, President & CEO of OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, at BIO 2015

Paul Hastings - Health Section Vice Chairman on the BIO Board of Directors and Chair of the Patient Advocacy Committee - on the mission and vision of the Patient Advocacy Committee

William Waddill, Senior VP & CFO of Calithera Biosciences, at the 2015 BIO International Convention

William Waddill shares his insights on the importance of participating in and utilizing BIO's partnering system for biotech companies at the 2015 BIO International Convention

Joel Marcus, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Alexandria Real Estate, at BIO 2015

Alexandria Real Estate owns, operates and develops properties for the life-sciences industry, and is the offocial sponsor of the BIO Buzz Center at the 2015 BIO International Convention

Kimberly Wintenberg, President & CEO of Advanced Plasma Products, at BIO 2015

Advanced Plasma Products is the recipient of a grant from the National Institutues of Health SBIR program, which has helped the company in its development of a patented technology for chronic wound treatment and disinfection. 

Ron Cohen, MD, President & CEO, Acorda Therapeutics, at the 2015 BIO International Convention

Ron Cohen was elected as the new Chair of BIO's Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 term at the 2015 BIO International Convention