Translational Medicine

An increasingly important biomedical speciality

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Complimentary Webinar

Physician-Scientists in the Delivery of Translational Medicine

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In the first of a series of webinars discussing current thinking on solutions to the challenges in Translational Medicine, we review the roles and potential contributions of Physician-Scientists. How organizations can optimize the contributions of Physician-Scientists and how Physician-Scientists can achieve their visions of better patient care.

Physician-Scientists, whether in academia or industry, work within a range of operational structures and cultures. What do they need to succeed, what is expected of them and how can the multiple objectives of patients and healthcare providers be met? 

The panel of Translational Medicine experts from big pharma, start-up biotech and academia will discuss: 

  • Alternative views of what Translational Medicine is
  • How Physician-Scientists contribute and the most effective structures and teams for undertaking the work
  • The emerging speciality of ‘Translational Medicine’: roles and career structures
  • The resources (expertise, equipment, services, and finance) Physician-Scientists need to optimize their contributions
  • Continuing Professional Education for the Physician-Scientist – time is not an infinite resource
  • Moving from academia to big pharma/biotech: when, why and what to expect


Michael Badman, MBBS DPhil FRCP, Translational Medicine Expert, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR)

Ronenn Roubenoff, Global Head, Translational Medicine Discovery & Profiling, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR)
Dr. Aoife Brennan
, President & CEO, Synlogic
Dr. Garret FitzGerald, Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology; McNeil Professor in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics; Director, Institute for Translational Medicine & Therapeutics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania


Sponsored by Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR)

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