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Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Fourteenth Annual

Molecular Diagnostics

Guidelines for Success

February 20-22, 2017 | Moscone North Convention Center | San Francisco, CA
Part of the 24th International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference


Molecular diagnostics is the driving force behind the transformation today in healthcare and leading to a wealth of disruptive innovations. These include next-generation sequencing, liquid biopsies, early cancer detection, direct-to-consumer testing and point-of-care assays. This meeting is the industry leaders’ networking event and will outline recent developments and successful implementation of diagnostics from experts in the field. This year will also feature the 3rd Annual Swimming with the Sharks competition where companies pitch their company's value proposition to a panel of VCs and industry experts.

Who should attend: Director, Scientist, Business Development Manager, Founder, CEO, COO, CMO, CSO, CTO, Group Manager, Group Leader, President, VP from Emerging Technologies, Global Alliances, Global Marketing, Clinical Applications, Biomarker Dev, Operations, Medical & Molecular Genetics, Genomics, R&D, Sales, Strategy, Diagnostic, Sales & Marketing, R&D, Molecular Diagnostics, Translational Research, Bioinformatics

Topics will include, but are not limited to:

  • Update on LDT oversight
  • How do regulators and payers think about big data for measuring outcomes?
  • Guidelines to classify genomic variants
  • Design, validation, interpretation and compliance of NGS assays
  • Companion diagnostic models for drug development- are they working?
  • Demonstration of clinical utility and value of molecular diagnostics
  • Achieving payer coverage
  • Exploring alternative reimbursement and payment models
  • Diagnostics needed for immunotherapy
  • Molecular diagnostics at the point-of-care
  • The 3rd Annual Swimming with the Sharks competition for platform and molecular diagnostics companies to pitch their company's value proposition to a panel of VCs and industry experts

If you would like to submit a proposal to give a presentation at this meeting, please click here.

The deadline for submission is July 29, 2016.

All proposals are subject to review by the Scientific Advisory Committee to ensure the highest quality of the conference program.  Please note that due to limited speaking slots, preference is given to pharmaceutical and biotech companies, regulators and those from academia. Additionally, vendors/consultants who provide products and services to these biopharmaceutical companies are offered opportunities for podium presentation slots based on a variety of Corporate Sponsorships.

For more details on the conference, please contact:

For partnering and sponsorship information, please contact:

Christina Lingham
Executive Director, Conferences
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
T: (+1) 781-972-5464
E: clingham@healthtech.com

Jon Stroup (Companies A-K)
Senior Manager, Business Development
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
T: (+1) 781-972-5483
E: jstroup@healthtech.com

Joseph Vacca (Companies L-Z) 
Director, Business Development
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
T: (+1) 781-972-5431
E: jvacca@healthtech.com