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3rd Neurological Biomarkers 2014

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina # | San diego , USA
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Title: 3rd Neurological Biomarkers 2014
Specialty: , Neurology
Dates: From Mar, 19, 2014 to Mar, 21, 2014
Location: San diego , USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 556 to 1436 USD
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Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina #

Treat your guests to a resort experience without sacrificing important business amenities. Our San Diego Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina meeting facilities offer the finest in personalized service, state-of-the-art equipment and 30,000 square feet of flexible conference space with natural lighting. When the day’s work is done, your guests can relax in our deluxe spa, enjoy some family time at our pools and marina, or visit nearby attractions, like SeaWorld or the San Diego Zoo.  We offer everything you need to make your meeting a success, and our experienced staff will help you arrange all the details.  Some of our facility’s key features include:
  • 30,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space, including 2,500 square feet of pre-function space, 5 tower conference suites and an outdoor pavilion
  • Great outdoor venues for team building events and sailing regattas
  • 24 hour self service Business Center and Wi-Fi, to ensure productivity throughout your event
  • Creative catering, for everything from coffee breaks to formal galas with Personal Preference Dining®
  • Adjacent to Marina Village Conference Center offering an additional 35,000 square feet of convention space
  • Delicious on-site dining choices, featuring our waterfront signature restaurant and poolside lounge
  • 429 spacious guestrooms with Hyatt Grand Beds™ luxurious amenities and stunning views
  • A premier location paired with unparalleled Hyatt luxury
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Event Overview
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Dear Colleague,

The 3rd Neurological Biomarkers Conference is one of three conferences part of theBiomarker Summit 2014 to be held on March 19-21, 2014 in San Diego, CA.  This conference focuses on the development of CNS biomarkers for drugs and diagnostics from CSF and imaging approaches.  Scientific data, updates and case studies will be presented on disease areas such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's.  Biomarker challenges for neuropsychiatric disorders such as autism, schizophrenia, depression and mood disorder will also be explored.


Below is an agenda outline for 2014's conference:

3rd Neurological Biomarkers:

  • Imaging in CNS Drug Discovery and Development
  • CSF / Fluid-based Biomarker Approaches
  • Early Identification and Preclinical Disease Biomarkers
  • Developments in Multiple Sclerosis & ALS
  • Biomarker Development in Neuropsychiatric Disorders

-          Autism

-          Schizophrenia

-          Depression

-          Mood Disorder / bi-polar

General Session (Biomarker Summit 2014):

  • Bioinformatics & Biostatistics
  • Point of Care Testing
  • Panel Discussion: Regulatory & Reimbursement Trends in Biomarker Development
  • Panel Discussion: Investment Perspectives & Funding Opportunities
  • Panel Discussion: Companion Diagnostics Development & Partnering Strategies
Mara Aspinall
President and CEO
Ventana Medical Systems
Leroy Hood
Institute for Systems Biology
Eric Lai
Senior Vice President & Head of Pharmacogenomics, Therapeutic Area Group
Allen Roses
President & Chief Executive Officer
Cabernet Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 
Zinfandel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 
Barbaresco Pharma, LLC
Trevor Page (Panelist)
Director, Corporate Business Development
Hakan Sakul (Panelist)
Executive Director and Head of Diagnostics, Worldwide R&D, La Jolla Site Head, Development Operations
Featured Speakers
Ken Rhodes
Vice President,Neurology Discovery
Biogen Idec
Gabriel Vargas
Executive Medical Director, Neuroscience Early Development
Distinguished Speakers
John Bilello
CSO, Research and Development
Ridge Diagnostics
Lucie Bruijn
Chief Scientist
The ALS Association
Kristin Cadenhead
Professor, Department Psychiatry
University of California, San Diego
Mark Frasier
Vice President, Research Programs
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
Andreas Jeromin
Chief Scientific Officer
Atlantic Biomarkers
Johan Luthman
Senior Program Leader Neuroscience & Opthalmology R&D
Ken Marek
Molecular NeuroImaging
Richard Margolin
Senior Director, Biomarkers
Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy
Francois Nicolas
Director PET Neurology, Life Sciences
GE Healthcare
Holly Soares
Director Clinical Biomarkers Neuroscience and Pain, Neuroscience and Pain
Diane Stephenson
Director, Coalition Against Major Diseases
Critical Path Institute
Ming Tsuang
Behavioral Genomics Endowed Chair and University Professor
University of California, San Diego
Jay Tung
Chief Research Officer
Myelin Repair Foundation
General Session
Featured Speaker

Mike Hale
Executive Director, Medical Sciences Biostatistics


Distinguished Speakers and Panelists
Keith Batchelder 
CEO and Founder
Genomic Healthcare Strategies
Jennifer Chang
Director of Communications
Myelin Repair Foundation
Hongjie Dai
Professor, Department of Chemistry

Stanford University
Michael Donohue
Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study, Clinical & Translational Research Institute
Felix Frueh
Opus Three
Christine Gathers
Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs-Diagnostics
Eli Lilly and Company
Magali Haas
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Orion Bionetworks
Laura Housman
Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
Molecular Health
Kirsten Jakobsen
Radiometer Medical ApS
Andrew Jay
Investment Partner Venture Capital
Jeff Karan
Senior Partner
Woodside Capital Partners
Iya Khalil
Executive Vice President and Co-Founder
GNS Healthcare
John Reppas 
Director of Public Policy
Neurotechnology Industry Organization
Lawrence Weiss
GE Healthcare
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Hyatt Regency Mission Bay San Diego
1441 Quivira Rd
San Diego, CA 92109
(619) 224-1234


Discounted Group Rate: $169.00 per night
Discount Deadline: Feb 25, 2014
Mention GTC to receive the group rate.

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Important Notes:
• You will be notified by the organizing committee via email as soon as your submission has been reviewed.
• Posters accepted by the deadline will be considered for oral presentation.
• Posters submitted after the deadline will be considered for poster presentation only.
• Posters will be reviewed for oral presentation one month prior to the conference.
• Oral presentation winners will be notified via email or telephone 2-3 weeks before the conference.
• Selected oral presenters will be posted on the agenda.


Poster boards are 4 feet in width by 6 feet in height. (122 cm by 182 cm)

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