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LA BioMed's 4th Annual Innovation Showcase

February 16, 2017

The Innovation Showcase will be attended by over 300 entrepreneurs, investors, executives from biotech and pharma medical devices companies, legal experts, service providers, prominent scientists, and technology transfer personnel from premier academic institutions. Please join us for inspiring presentations featuring the latest innovations in therapeutics, diagnostics and medical device from start-ups across California.

Please register today for LA BioMed's 4th Annual Innovation Showcase on Thursday, March 9, 2017:


8:30 - 9:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:40 - 9:55 AM Introduction by Keith Hoffman, PhD, VP of Business Development and Technology Transfer, LA BioMed

Opening remarks by John Wetherell, PhD, Partner Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

9:55 - 10:10 AM State of the State by Sara Radcliffe, CEO of California Life Sciences Institute

10:15 - 10:30 AM Emmaus Life Sciences

10:30 - 10:45 AM Novadigm Therapeutics

10:45 - 11:00 AM SyneuRx

11:00 - 11:15 AM QT Medical

11:15 - 11:30 AM Coffee Networking Break

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Session 1A - Medical Device Presentations:
Max BioPharma
Blast Resolve

Session 1B - Therapeutics Presentations:
Avenzoar Pharmaceuticals
Empire Biotechnology

12:30 - 2:00 PM Lunch Speakers:
Mark Ridley-Thomas, LA County Supervisor
David Meyer, CEO & President of LA BioMed
Rohit Sukla, CEO, Larta Institute
JP Kim, NIH SBIR/STTR Program Manager

2:00 - 3:30 PM Session 2A - Medical Device Presentations:
Velox Biosystem
Ziteo Medical
Capillary Bio

Session 2B - Therapeutics Presentations
Onco Therapies
Proteris Biotech
Cell Care

3:30 - 3:45 PM Networking Break

3:45 - 4:00 PM "State of LA" by Dina Lozofsky, Executive Director of Biocom

4:00 - 5:15 PM Session 3A - Medical Device/Therapeutics:
Unlicensed: CAR-T cells and immune-oncology
Tiny Kicks
Syntr Health Tech

Session 3B - Therapeutics Presentations:
BioVinc Platform Tech
BCN Biosciences
SHAL Technologies

5:15 - 6:30 PM Poster Session with Fine Wine Tasting

Discount room rates will be made available. Please check the registration site for details. Early bird rate ends on Friday, February 17, 2017.

LA BioMed

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