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YOU are Invited: 2021 National Health Research Forum, Straight Talk: Fighting Health Threats Faster

Aug 12, 2021, 08:14 AM by Melodi Moore

September 13-15, 2021

Virtual Forum, Free Registration


Join Research!America for the 2021 National Health Research Forum, Straight Talk: Fighting Health Threats Faster. This three-day, virtual forum is designed to engage our audience in discussions with top federal officials, research leaders, and distinguished national media as we explore health and R&D-related issues that are vital to the wellbeing of our nation, our economy, and patients in the U.S. and across the globe. New this year: virtual networking features - join us and connect!

More to be announced, but we are privileged that the following leaders are participating in this year’s forum:

  • The Honorable Fred Upton (R-MI-6)

  • The Honorable Diana DeGette (D-CO-1)

  • Eric Lander, PhD, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology and Science Advisor to the President

  • Sethuraman Panchanathan, PhD, Director, National Science Foundation

  • Francis Collins, MD, PhD, Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

  • Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Ned Sharpless, MD, Director, National Cancer Institute, NIH

  • Peter Marks, MD, PhD, Center Director, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research 

  • Jacqueline Corrigan-Curay, JD, MD, Principal Deputy Center Director, FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

  • Julia Beaver, MD, Chief of Medical Oncology, FDA Oncology Center of Excellence, Acting Deputy Director, FDA Office of Oncologic Diseases

  • Albert Bourla, DVM, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Pfizer Inc

  • John Maraganore, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
  • Mark Reisenauer, President, Astellas Pharma US

  • Marcia McNutt, PhD, President, National Academy of Sciences 

  • Laurie Hernandez, Two-time Olympic Medalist and Mental Health Advocate

Together we can fight health threats faster. 
Register today.

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