HiTS Annual Symposium

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Harvard Business School, Spangler Auditorium

Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163


8:30 – 9:00 Registration and Light Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 Welcome Remarks: Peter Sorger, Head of Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science, Harvard Medical School

9:30 – 10:20 Keynote Presentation: Herbert Kim Lyerly, George Barth Geller Professor, Duke University

10:20 – 11:30 Session 1: Informatics and Data Analysis
Chair: Artem Sokolov
Anupam Jena, Ruth L Newhouse Associate Professor is Health Care Policy and Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Natural Experiments in Health Care
Clarence Yapp, Harvard Medical School
Denis Schapiro, Harvard Medical School
Image Processing and Segmentation for CyCIF Data

11:30 – 12:45 Session 2: Regulatory Science: Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century
Chair: Ariel Stern, Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Hellman Faculty Fellow, Harvard Business School
Sebastian Schneeweiss, Vice Chief, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
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12:45 – 1:45 Lunch

1:45 – 3:00 Session 3: Harvard Business School: Economic Incentives in Precision Medicine Development (Panel Discussion)
Moderator: Josh Krieger, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Richard Hamermesh, Faculty Chair, Harvard Business School Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator
Amitabh Chandra, Henry and Allison McCance Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School
Rodrigo Martinez, Veritas Genetics

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4:45 – 5:15 Session 5: Student Poster Lightning Talks
Chair: Catherine Dubreuil
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5:15 – 6:45 Poster Session, Poster Prizes and Refreshments


To order posters we recommend using PhD Posters who will actually deliver your poster straight to the Symposium for you! Please use this link, https://phdposters.com/new/event/97/hits-annual-symposium, to order your posters no later than Monday, December 3rd. Please note that posters should not be more than either 42″ high or 48″ wide.