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Effective management, modeling, acquisition and mining of biomedical information has become a crucial and strategic arm of today's healthcare and biotechnology companies. This seminar series explores the approaches to information management adopted by industry leaders. Speakers are invited to share their experience and insights into providing (and working with) health information for consumers, clinicians and researchers. Learn more

The seminar is free and open to the public. It also functions as a class called Biomedical Informatics 206.

Course Logistics:

Time: Mondays from 12:15-1:05 pm
Location: Li Ka Shing Center, room 101 (map)
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Enrolled Students: Students can enroll in the seminar as Biomedin 206 via Axess

Course Schedule 2014:

Date Speaker(s) Position(s) Title
31-Mar Nigam Shah &
Nikesh Kotecha
Stanford University Anatomy of U.S. Healthcare
7-Apr Peter Harding CEO and Founder
Kelvin Inc.
Vitamin or Antidote?
14-Apr Euan Thomson Operating Partner
Khosla Ventures
Realizing the promise of Big Data in Medicine -- what does it take?
21-Apr Catherine Ball VP, Genomics and Bioinformatics
Ancestry.com
Big data in practice: Tales of vigilance and incrementalism
28-Apr John Quackenbush CEO
Genospace
Genospace: Digital Architects of Genomic Medicine
5-May Nick Naclerio SVP Corporate Development, General Manager Enterprise Informatics
Illumina
Next Gen Sequencing: Opportunities and Challenges
12-May Albert Chan CMIO
Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Harvesting the Value of Health Information Technology
19-May Mudit Garg CEO
AnalyticsMD
TBA
2-Jun StartXMed Group StartXMed Group
StartXMed
TBA

Send questions to nikesh at stanford dot edu or nigam at stanford dot edu.