2020 Event Partners

Expertise Partners

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Agilent Technologies 

Diagnostic certainty for every patient is a critical first step in the fight against cancer. Agilent’s Dako pathology solutions are designed to help hospitals and pathology laboratories around the world make fast and accurate diagnoses. This enables the most effective treatment decisions for cancer patients, ultimately improving patient care and enhancing survival rates.

www.agilent.com

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Guardant Health

Guardant Health is a pioneer in non-invasive cancer diagnostics, addressing challenges across the cancer care continuum. The company has raised more than $200 million from leading venture capital firms and in 2014 launched Guardant360, the first comprehensive liquid biopsy for clinical use. Guardant Health is improving therapy selection for advanced cancer patients across the globe using its proprietary cell-free circulating tumor DNA NGS platform. Guardant Health is partnered with biopharmaceutical companies to prospectively screen patients for trial enrollment, develop companion diagnostics to support clinical adoption, and use retrospective analysis for early insights into patient response and tumor evolution, as well as accelerate the development of new therapies.

www.guardanthealth.com

Roche

Roche

With global headquarters located in Basel, Switzerland, Roche is a pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people’s lives. Roche is the world’s largest biotechnology company and the world leader in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics. The combined strengths of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics under one roof have made Roche the leader in personalized healthcare – a strategy that aims to fit the right treatment to each patient in the best way possible. Roche Diagnostics, a division of Roche, offers the industry’s most comprehensive in-vitro diagnostics solutions, covering molecular diagnostics, clinical chemistry and immunoassays, tissue diagnostics, point of care testing, patient self-testing, next-generation sequencing, laboratory automation and IT and decision support solutions. With its products and services, Roche Diagnostics supports healthcare providers in transforming data into actionable insights.

www.diagnostics.roche.com

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Ultivue

Ultivue is a venture-backed company developing reagent-driven solutions for high-performance biological imaging in situ, combining unlimited multiplexing at high speed with high spatial resolution. Ultivue’s proprietary solutions will enable researchers to realize the promise of personalized medicine. The company has launched products and services that will seamlessly integrate into existing workflows for biomarker discovery, assay validation, and companion diagnostic applications.

www.ultivue.com

 

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Covance

Our unique perspectives, built from decades of scientific expertise and precision delivery of the largest volume of drug development data in the world, helps our clients identify new approaches and anticipate tomorrow’s challenges as they evolve. Driven by a passion for excellence and a relentless commitment to quality, we unlock opportunities that advance innovation and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

www.covance.com

Personalis

Personalis

Personalis, Inc. is a growing cancer genomics company transforming the development of next-generation therapies by providing more comprehensive molecular data about each patient’s cancer and immune response. The company’s NeXT™ Platform is designed to adapt to the complex and evolving understanding of cancer, providing its biopharmaceutical customers with information on all of the approximately 20,000 human genes, together with the immune system, from a single tissue sample. The Personalis Clinical Laboratory is GxP aligned as well as CLIA’88-certified and CAP-accredited. For more information, please visit www.personalis.com and follow
Personalis on Twitter (@PersonalisInc).

www.personalis.com

Abcam

Abcam

Accelerate your next breakthrough in diagnostics and therapeutics. Abcam’s
comprehensive portfolio of high quality, customizable solutions are ideal for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Our technical ability coupled with a flexible commercial approach enables us to deliver projects that will help achieve your goals

www.abcam.com

Spotlight Partner

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Burning Rock Dx

Burning Rock Dx specializes in next-generation sequencing diagnostics solutions for
precision medicine in oncology. With the unique capability and experience in global
trials, we are looking for partnerships to advance the field of companion diagnostics in
order to achieve better patient outcomes.

www.brbiotech.com

Serimmune

Serimmune

Serimmune is a leader in understanding antibody repertoire and is focused on identifying and exploiting the universe of relationships between antibodies and antigens. The company’s Serum Epitope Repertoire Analysis (SERA) technology platform applies bacterial display peptide libraries, next-generation sequencing, machine learning and custom bioinformatics to reveal the many diverse antigens stimulating immunity. Serimmune’s human immunity map is a growing database that can be interrogated to uncover disease information for the development of multiplex diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics. The company was founded in 2014 and is backed by investors such as Illumina Ventures, LabCorp, and Merck.

www.serimmune.com

Panel Partners

ThermoFisher

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We support precision medicine from translational research to the development of companion diagnostics with innovative technologies and service through our Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Gibco and Ion Torrent brands.

www.thermoscientific.com

Moderator Partner

Boston Healthcare

Boston Healthcare

Boston Healthcare is a global consulting firm focused on enabling companies to derive optimal value from innovative products and services that have the potential to transform standards of care and significantly improve health outcomes. We have aligned our services and expertise to assure that the innovators reshaping healthcare are rewarded for their efforts and commitment, and we tailor our approach to the product and specific characteristics of each geographic market.

www.bostonhealthcare.com

Meeting Partner

Natera

Natera

Natera in cell-free DNA testing. The mission of the company is to change the management of disease worldwide with a focus on women’s health, oncology, and organ health. Natera operates an ISO13485-certified and CAP-accredited laboratory certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) in San Carlos, California. It offers proprietary genetic testing services to inform obstetricians, transplant physicians, oncologists, and cancer researchers, including biopharmaceutical companies, and genetic laboratories through its cloud-based software platform.

www.natera.com

Genomenon

Genomenon

Genomenon is a genomic health IT company that keeps pace with the constant advancements made in genomics and connects that research to patient DNA to help diagnose and treat patients with rare genetic diseases and cancer. The Mastermind Genomic Search Engine is used by hundreds of genetic labs worldwide to accelerate diagnosis, increase diagnostic yield, and assure repeatability in reporting genetic testing results. Mastermind Genomic Landscapes inform pharmaceutical and bio-pharma companies on precision medicine development, deliver genomic biomarkers for clinical trial target selection, and support CDx regulatory submissions with empirical evidence.

www.genomenon.com

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Nucleai

Nucleai is a leading provider of AI-powered precision oncology technology transforming biomarker discovery and treatment decisions. Nucleai’s platform leverages unique tissue datasets to produce insights into cancer biology, increasing clinical trial efficacy and improving patient care. Nucleai works with leading pharmaceutical companies, licensing its research platform for internal use, and collaborating in biomarkers discovery projects.

www.nucleaimd.com