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Monday, June 27 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
#151: Plenary Session and Keynote Address

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Component Type: Session
Level: Intermediate

Join us for the DIA 2016 Keynote Address.

Chair

Sandra A. Milligan, JD, MD

Speaker

Welcome Remarks
Barbara Lopez Kunz, MSc

Welcome Remarks
Tatsuo Kurokawa, PhD

Opening Remarks
Hans-Georg Eichler

Opening Remarks
Gigi Hirsch, MD

Keynote Address: Bad Bugs, Good People, and Big, Bold Ideas
Larry Brilliant



Chair
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Sandra Milligan

Senior Vice President, Head of Global Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Safety, Merck Research Laboratories
Sandra Milligan serves as senior vice president and head of Global Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Safety at Merck. She is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Georgetown University Law Center. Sandy served on DIA’s board from 2011 to 2017, served on... Read More →

Speakers
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Larry Brilliant

Chairman, Skoll Global Threats Fund
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Hans-Georg Eichler

Senior Medical Officer, European Medicines Agency, European Union
Dr. Eichler is responsible for coordinating activities between the European Medicine Agency's (EMA) scientific committees and giving advice on scientific and public health issues. Prior to joining EMA, Dr. Eichler was professor and chair of clinical pharmacology and vice-rector at... Read More →
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Gigi Hirsch

Executive Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center For Biomedical Innovation
Her current efforts are leading the New Drug Development Paradigms initiative (NEWDIGS), a “think and do tank” that is re-engineering pharmaceutical innovation to deliver new, better, affordable therapeutics to the right patients, faster. Within the broad strategic framework of... Read More →
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Barbara Lopez Kunz

Global Chief Executive, DIA
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Tatsuo Kurokawa

President, Japan Self-Medication Industry
Dr. Tatsuo Kurokawa started his career as a staff of Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW). It includes NDA review, pharmacovigilance and drug safety measures, WHO activities, ICH and international collaboration. After retirement from Government official, he became... Read More →


Monday June 27, 2016 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Ballroom AB Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 USA