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Join us for LA BioMed’s 2016 Innovation Showcase. Come and experience presentations featuring the latest innovations in therapeutics and medical devices from start-ups originating from LA BioMed, UCLA, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, UC Riverside, City of Hope and USC. Attendees will network with entrepreneurs, investors, BD executives with established companies, as well as prominent scientists from these premier academic institutions

4/28/2016
When: Thursday, April 28, 2016
8am- 5:30pm
Where: TORRANCE MARRIOTT REDONDO BEACH
3535 Fashion Way
Torrance, California  90503
United States
Contact: Calvin Chen

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

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Investor / Entrepreneur Apr 28, 2016 $35.00 $2.92
Academic Apr 28, 2016 $25.00 $2.37
Company Apr 28, 2016 $35.00 $2.92
Service Provider Apr 28, 2016 $35.00 $2.92
General Admission Apr 28, 2016 $35.00 $2.92

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THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016
8:00AM – 5:00 PM


TORRANCE MARRIOTT REDONDO BEACH
3535 Fashion Way, Torrance, CA 90503


Join us for LA BioMed’s 2016 Innovation Showcase.  Come and experience presentations featuring the latest innovations in therapeutics and medical devices from start-ups originating from LA BioMed, UCLA, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, UC Riverside, City of Hope and USC. Attendees will network with entrepreneurs, investors, BD executives with established companies, as well as prominent scientists from these premier academic institutions.


 


 

 

LA BIOMED INNOVATION SHOWCASE 2016 PROGRAM

8:00 - 9:00         Breakfast, Registration and Networking

9:00 - 9:20         Opening Remarks by Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas &

 LA BioMed updates by David Meyer, Ph.D., CEO and President of LA BioMed

 

SESSION I       COMMERCIALIZATION UPDATES FROM LA BIOMED START-UPS

9:20 – 9:40        Emmaus Life Sciences

 Life Saving therapies for Sickle Cell Disease

 

9:45 - 10:05       NovaDigm Therapeutics

 Novel Vaccines for Candida and Staph

 

10:10 - 10:30     SyneuRx

 Novel Treatment for Neuropsychiatric Conditions

 

10:30 – 10:40    Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

 

10:40 – 11:00  Break and Networking

 SESSION II      EARLY STAGE TECHNOLOGY/COMPANY PRESENTATIONS

Track I:             Medical Device

11:00-11:15       QT Medical - Wearable Medical Devices (LA BioMed)

Ruey-Kang Chang, M.D., CEO and Founder

11:20-11:35       Advanced BioCeramics, LLC – All-ceramic transparent biocompatible implants (UC Riverside)

Guillermo Aguilar, PhD, Founder

11:40-12:00       BDI, Inc. – Measuring bone density with thoracic CT images (LA BioMed)

Matthew Budoff, M.D., Founder

Track II:            Therapeutic

11:00-11:15       Epitracker – Medical breakthroughs in diabetes and aging from dolphins (Navy)

Stephanie Venn-Watson, DVM, MPH, Co-Founder and CEO

11:20-11:35       Using fragment and computational methods against novel therapeutic target within the genome stability pathways   (UC Riverside)

Jeff Perry, PhD

 

11:40-12:00       City of Hope Presentation

 

12:00 - 1:00     Lunch and Networking 

 

(Lunch Speaker: Rubén Darío Flores-Saaib, PhD, Director, Commercialization, UCSD)


                             

SESSION III     EARLY STAGE TECHNOLOGY/COMPANY PRESENTATIONS

Track I:   Medical Device

1:00 - 1:15         GI Logic – wearable GI track monitoring medical device (UCLA)

                                    Gary Sterling, Co-Founder and Director

1:20 - 1:35         Computer aided design (CAD) software tool-chain specifically for the microfluidics laboratory-on- a-chip industry (UC Riverside)

Jeff McDaniel

1:40 – 1:55        Device for regulating pediatric emergency ventilation (LA BioMed)

Timothy Horeczko, M.D. 

2:00 – 2:15        CytoLogix (USC)

                                    Andrew Weitz and Robert Chow

2:20 – 2:35        Fluid Synchrony (USC) -- CytoLogic -- implantable microinfusion drug delivery device for treatment of spasticity, neuro-degeneration and CNS cancers (USC)

                                   Manish Vaishya, PhD, CTO & Carol Christopher, PhD, VP, Commercial Development 

2:40 – 2:55        Click Brain (CHLA) 

                                    Natasha Lepore, PhD 

Track II: Therapeutic           

1:00 - 1:15         Tempo Therapeutics – regenerative tissue therapy (UCLA)

Westbrook Weaver, Ph.D., CEO

1:20 - 1:35         Phoenix Nest – ERT for rare genetic conditions (LA BioMed)

Sean Ekins, Ph.D., Founder

1:40 -  1:55        Hillhurst Biopharmaceuticals -- an oral therapeutic targeting the cytoprotective Heme Oxygenase metabolic pathway for patients suffering from conditions associated with inflammation and apoptosis, such as sickle cell disease, transplantation, and cerebral injury (CHLA)

Andrew Gomperts, President and CEO

2:00 – 2:15        Aerosol delivery of PPARγ agonist in synthetic surfactant for treatment for neonatal lung injury

Virender Rehan, M.D. and Frans Walter, M.D. (LA BioMed)

2:20 – 2:35        Vitalex -- Therapy and diagnosis of fungal infections (LA BioMed)

Ashraf Ibrahim, Ph.D., Founder

2:40 – 2:55        Tegos -- Novel broad spectrum antimicrobial peptides (LA BioMed)

                                    Michael Yeaman, Ph.D., Founder

 

3:00 – 5:00      Poster presentations, reception and networking

(Musical Interlude by Camila Arnold)

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Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach
3635 Fashion Way
Torrance, CA 90503

Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (PDT)


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