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4th Annual MarketsandMarkets Biomarker and Companion Diagnostics Conference scheduled to be held on 7th-8th February 2019 in San Diego, CA would address the gaps between early stage biomarker development and the commercialization stage of biomarkers. Regarding commercialization of biomarkers, leading industry and academic experts would share their case studies focusing on advancements in companion diagnostics area. 

Click here to view the post-show report of The 3rd Annual Biomarker Conference (2018)

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5 Hours of Networking


Time Speaker Name Presentation Title
09:10 Iman Jilani Keynote Presentation: From sample management to validation to final sample analysis data.
09:40 Katherine Call Biomarker Candidates to Qualified Markers – Approaches and Case Studies
10:10 Jeff Miller Streamlined CDx™ - A Proven Strategy to Accelerate Drug Approvals
11:10 John Todd Ultrasensitive Companion Diagnostics Solutions on a Single Molecule Counting IVD platform
11:40 Pallavi Sachdev Implementation of Clinical Biomarkers for Go/No-Go Decision Making
12:10 James McDuffie Leveraging immunoaffinity-proteomics to identify and validate next-generation drug-induced
12:40 Qihong Huang Non-invasive diagnosis of lung cancer
14:10 Ken Bloom Beyond DNA: Using Molecular Insights for Better Patient Identification
14:40 Thomas Briggs Minimizing PreAnalytical Variables to Improve Diagnostic Sample Quality
14:55 Rolf Muller High-Specificity and High-Throughput liquid biopsy Technology
15:10 Catherine Sanders Implementing Immunosequencing as New Molecular Biomarkers of Response to Immunotherapy
15:40 Steve Richards Accelerating disruptive technologies in biomarker research
16:40 Howard Federoff Peripheral metabolome and cognitive function
17:10 Adil Daud What do we know about turning immunologically cold to hot tumors?
17:40 John Rossi Primary and secondary mechanisms of resistance to ant-CD19 CAR T cell therapy in NHL
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09:10 Mike Baratta Keynote Presentation: Intact Biomarkers, Are we Looking Under the Wrong Rocks?
09:40 Jaya Goyal From Clinical Trial Assay to Companion Diagnostics
10:10 Will Westra Genomic architecture differences at the HTT locus underlie symptomatic
10:25 Bianca Heinrich Discovery and Screening of miRNA Biomarkers using the FirePlex® Technology Platform
11:30 Julianne Smith Next-generation CAR T-cells
12:00 Zhen Mahoney Technological Advances in Screening and Diagnostic Tests
13:00 Joshua LaBaer Functional proteome array screening strategies for biomarker discovery
14:30 Timothy Tak-Chun Next Generation Sequencing testing for immune check point drug response – TMB and beyond TMB
14:45 Paul Wood Endogenous Anti-Inflammatory Very-Long-Chain Dicarboxylic Acids: Potential Chemopreventive Lipids
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Steve Richards
Steve Richards

Investigator, Biomarker Expert


Katherine Call
Katherine Call

Head, Proteogenomics

Genzyme Sanofi

Our Speakers

Steve Richards
Steve Richards

Investigator, Biomarker Expert


Katherine Call
Katherine Call

Head, Proteogenomics

Genzyme Sanofi

Pallavi Sachdev
Pallavi Sachdev

Senior Director, Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Medicine


John Rossi
John Rossi

Director, Translational Sciences

Kite Pharma

Howard Federoff
Howard Federoff

Professor of Neurology

University of California

Iman Jilani
Iman Jilani

Director, Oncology Clinical Assay Group


Mike Baratta
Mike Baratta

Scientific Director, Translational Biomarker Research


Jaya Goyal
Jaya Goyal

Vice President, Bioanalytical, Pharmacology and Biomarker Development

Wave Lifesciences

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San Diego, California

 4th Annual MarketsandMarkets Biomarker and Companion Diagnostics Conference  will be held at 

The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

910 Broadway Cir, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

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Accommodation is currently available at the The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter at a discounted rate. You will receive a link to book your accommodation via once you are fully registered. (Please note that we do not authorize any 3rd party agencies (e.g. Exhibitors Housing Management) to book on our behalf and, occasionally, companies fraudulently try to represent us. If you are contacted by anyone other than us regarding your accommodation requirements for this event, please let us know immediately on events@marketsandmarkets.com


About the Hotel

Optimally situated in the heart of downtown, The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter is a revitalizing urban escape. Our AAA Four Diamond hotel features intuitively designed guestrooms and suites, replete with our award-winning Westin Heavenly Bed?, eco-friendly amenities and personalized touches. Make use of 35,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. Throughout, you'll enjoy the thoughtful service and attention to detail that makes The Westin so distinctive.

For further information, please contact: Email: events@marketsandmarkets.com

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