Davos 2016 – Cancer Moonshot: A Call to Action

Davos 2016 – Cancer Moonshot: A Call to Action

January 25, 2016


US Vice-President Joe Biden convenes international leaders in cancer research, cancer treatment and data science to discuss potential opportunities to advance the pace of progress in the fight against cancer.

Chaired by:
Joseph R. Biden Jr, Vice-President of the United States of America

Discussion Leaders:
David B. Agus, Professor of Medicine and Engineering, USC Center for Applied Molecular Medicine, USA
José Baselga, Physician-in-Chief and Chief Medical Officer, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Elizabeth Blackburn, Professor, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, USA
Delos M. (Toby) Cosgrove, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Clinic, USA
Jennifer Doudna, Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Paula T. Hammond, David H. Koch Professor in Engineering; Head, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, US Secretary of Health and Human Services
Bill McDermott, Chief Executive Officer, SAP, Germany
Charles Sawyers, Chairman, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program (HOPP), Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA


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