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Tuesday, June 14 • 3:45pm - 4:05pm
The Search for a Cure

There remains no easy solve for cancer, but advancing technologies are getting closer to providing an answer.


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Caroline Chen

Health Reporter, Bloomberg
Caroline Chen is a healthcare reporter covering the drug industry and the intersection of health and technology. In the past year, she has written about innovations in gene editing and cancer immunotherapies, the challenge of pricing novel treatments, and co-authored a Bloomberg Businessweek cover story on blood-testing startup Theranos.

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Helmy Eltoukhy

Co-founder and CEO, Guardant
Helmy Eltoukhy, PhD, is Guardant Health's chief executive officer and co-founder. After receiving his PhD, MS and BS degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University, he joined the Stanford Genome Technology Center (SGTC) as a post-doctoral fellow in 2006 to work on low-cost DNA sequencing technologies. During his doctoral studies and at the SGTC, he developed the first semiconductor sequencing platform and first... Read More →
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Michael Polansky

CEO, Parker Media and Executive Director, Parker Foundation
Michael Polansky is an entrepreneur, investor, and executive. Michael co-founded and serves as Executive Director of the Parker Foundation, a $600 million private philanthropy vehicle dedicated to the aggressive pursuit of large-scale systemic change in Life Sciences, Global Public Health, and Civic Engagement. Recently, he co-founded the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and now serves as a Director. Michael has been... Read More →


Tuesday June 14, 2016 3:45pm - 4:05pm
The St. Regis San Francisco 125 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103