Program Schedule - Day Two

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

7:30 - 8:30 am: Breakfast/Registration
 Annenberg West Lobby

8:30 - 9:00 am: Keynote Address – Therapeutics Frontiers in Oncology (Rudin-Kase Dean’s Lecture*)
Introduction: Miriam Merad, Professor, Oncological Sciences and Medicine (Division of Hematology/Oncology), Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Speaker: Drew M. Pardoll, Abeloff Professorship, Department of Oncology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

9:05 - 10:00 am: Panel Discussion – Novel Approaches to Drug Screening
 Robert J. DeVita, Professor, Departments of Pharmacology & Systems Therapeutics, and Structural and Chemical Biology; Director of Medicinal Chemistry, Experimental Therapeutics Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • Michelle Arkin, Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Director of Biology, Small Molecule Discovery Center, University of California, San Francisco
  • Michael A. Foley, Sanders Director, Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute
  • Geraldine A. Hamilton, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Emulate
  • David Israel, Director, Cell and Molecular Technologies, GlaxoSmithKline

10:05 - 11:00 am: Panel Discussion – Clinical Trials - Evolving Models and Ethical Issues
 Janice Gabrilove, Co-Director, CONDUITS (Mount Sinai CTSA)

  • Nicholas J. Schork, Professor and Director of Human Biology, J. Craig Venter Institute
  • Gilles Tamagnan, Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders

11:00 - 11:30 am: Break
Annenberg West Lobby

11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Keynote Address – Health Disparities and the Developing World
Introduction: Prabhjot Singh, MD, Director, Arnhold Global Health Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Speaker: Suprotik Basu, CEO, UN Special Envoy's Office, The Global Health Alliance

12:05 - 1:00 pm: Panel Discussion – Funding Therapeutic Discovery in Academia
Moderator: Erik Lium, VP and Director, Mount Sinai Innovation Partners

  • Lisa B. Boyette, Founder and CEO, SAVE JON, Inc.
  • Barbara Mroczkowski, Special Assistant to the Deputy for Clinical and Translational Research, National Cancer Institute
  • Jeffrey S. Nye, Vice Precident, Neuroscience Innovation & Scientific Partnership Strategy, Janssen R&D, J&J Innovation
  • Carlo Rizzuto, Versant Ventures
  • Amir Tamiz, NINDS

1:00 - 1:15 pm: Closing Remarks
Dennis S. Charney, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System


*The Rudin-Kase Dean’s Lecture Series at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is generously supported by a grant from the Louis and Rachel Rudin Foundation.