2014 Boston BioForum to Focus on “Biomedical Industry — The Next Decade”

Boston, April 28, 2013, — The 2014 Boston BioForum will be held at the Double Tree Suites (400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA 02134) on Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM.

The BioForum is the most influential event among all the activities and conferences Chinese American BioMedical Association (CABA) organizes each year. It includes symposium, seminars and workshops on drug discovery, development, marketing, licensing, IP issues, regulatory compliance in both the U.S. and China, and many cultural and networking gatherings.

The conference will focus on the following topics:

• Small vs big molecules vs macrocyclics, mRNA, RNAi, Electroceutics, and other emerging technologies for future therapeutics
• Bridging the valley of death – How can academia and pharma best work together, and innovation in pharma business models
• Factors for a successful IPO
• Is Chinese CRO losing allure? – Strategy to move forward

Confirmed Speakers

Robert Urban Head of J&J Innovation Center Boston (KEYNOTE)
Jessie English Head of Research, Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science
Tom Chan CSO, ArQule, Inc.
Nick Terrett CSO, Ensemble Therapeutics
Kerry Spear VP & Head of Chemistry, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
Douglas Fambrough CEO, Dicerna Pharmaceuticals
David Lubner CFO, Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals
Tomi Sawyer Entrepreneurial Drug Hunter, Adj. Professor, Univ. of Massachusetts, Northeastern Univ.
Roger Tung CEO, Concert Pharmaceuticals
PC Zhu President, MassInnovationLabs
Fangli Chen Partner, Choate Hall & Stewart LLP.
Henry Gu Director, Intellectual Property Counsel, Cubist
Min Zhong Director, External Research Solutions, Worldwide R & D, Pfizer
Andrew Lo Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management (KEYNOTE)


CABA members: FREE; Non-members: $30. On-site enrollment to be CABA member is available
Dinner reception: $40. Dinner pre-registration required. Limited tickets available
Complimentary garage parking

Online Registration: Click to register for the conference.

The conference will be a great opportunity for your professional learning and networking with the prestigious academic researchers and industrial scientists, and the fellow participants. Don’t miss it!!!

Send email or call if you have any questions:
Dr. Howard Hao Li [email protected] / 617 816 6127