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Event NameGTCbio 2018 Biomarker Summit
Event Date(s) Wednesday, March 21, 2018  to Friday, March 23, 2018
Event Location Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa
San Diego, California
DescriptionThe Biomarker Summit 2018, to be held on March 21-23, 2018 in San Diego, CA at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, is a meeting place for leaders in the field to discuss the issues and challenges scientists and researchers face in all aspects of the biomarker and diagnostic development process from discovery to translation to commercialization.

Topics to be covered:

A wide variety of important topics will be covered including biomarker identification, validation, and translation strategies, bioinformatics and systems biology approaches to personalized medicine, big data analytics and management, regulatory and reimbursement trends, companion diagnostics development, and much more. Through scientific presentations, case studies and panel discussions, these areas will be addressed in an intimate and highly interactive environment with perspectives from industry, academia and the public sector.

Assembling leading scientists, researchers, decision-makers and other players across the industry spectrum, the Summit provides a unique opportunity to gain the latest biomarker developments in four major therapeutic areas, formally organized in the following tracks:

General Session:

Plenary Keynote Session
• Big Data Analytics & Bioinformatics for Biomarkers Development
• Emerging Technologies in Biomarker Development
• Overcoming Challenges of Clinical Validation & Translation

Panel Discussion: Companion Diagnostics Development & Partnering Strategies

• Overcoming Commercialization Challenges in Biomarker Development
• 11th Oncology Biomarkers
• Circulating Tumor Cells & Microvesicles
• Liquid Biopsy: Circulating DNA & MicroRNA
• Immuno-oncology Biomarkers
• Novel Technologies in Oncology Biomarkers

7th Neurological Biomarkers

• CSF & Blood Based Biomarker Approaches
• Monitoring Progression in Neurodegenerative Disorders
• Novel Technologies in Neurological Biomarkers

7th Inflammatory & Immunological Biomarkers

• Biomarkers of Early Progressive Inflammatory & Immunological Diseases
• Biomarkers & Surrogate Endpoints for Clinical Trials in Inflammatory Diseases
• Microbiomes in Immune Modulation & Inflammatory Diseases
I• nflammatory Biomarkers in Respiratory Diseases
SponsorViraCor-IBT Laboratories
Host CompanyRebound Therapeutics
Contact Information Phone: 626-256-6405
Fax:   626-466-4433 
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