An MIT-sponsored forum on vaccines as well as personalized medicines and CNS disorders will be held on August 17th (8:00am – 5:00pm) at MIT Stata Center. Free for all, but online reservation is required.
Collaborative Innovation in Action, a free, two-part biomedical innovation forum held at the Stata Center, will address a range of public policy, value chain, investment and research issues.
The afternoon program on personalized medicine will focus on emerging research relating to the central nervous system. Talks will offer perspectives on drug discovery and development; Food and Drug Administration regulation; the role of a standardized brain database in personalized medicine; and the clinical practice of personalized neurology and psychiatry.
The morning program on vaccines will offer in-depth case studies with important implications for society’s ability to respond to potential global pandemics such as avian flu and HIV, as well as bioterrorist attacks.