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Biomarker Summit

2018-04-192018-02-132017-11-27
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MENTORS
Mark Frasier

Mark Frasier
Vice President, Research Programs
Michael J. Fox Foundation
Mark Frasier
Vice President, Research Programs
Michael J. Fox Foundation
 
About Mentor:

Dr. Frasier has been with the Michael J Fox Foundation since 2006. He earned an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from the University of Dayton and a PhD in Pharmacology from Loyola University Chicago. He completed his postdoctoral work in the Neuroscience Discovery Research Group at Eli Lilly, Inc., in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he worked on drug-discovery research in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.

Gary Gustavsen

Gary Gustavsen
Vice President
Health Advances
Gary Gustavsen
Vice President
Health Advances
 
About Mentor:

Gary Gustavsen joined Health Advances in 2005 and leads its Personalized Medicine Practice. A noted writer and workshop leader in the field of companion diagnostics and personalized medicine, his work focuses on commercialization strategy, indication prioritization, pricing and reimbursement strategy, system economics, and business development opportunities for both diagnostic and therapeutic clients.
Prior to joining Health Advances, Gary was a researcher at Brookhaven National Lab evaluating a proprietary line of synthetic growth factors. Gary also worked in the Cell & Tissue Technologies group at Becton Dickinson, the Exploratory Cancer Research group at OSI Pharmaceuticals, and most recently the Corporate Strategy group at Millennium Pharmaceuticals. Gary received his Bachelors degree in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University and his Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering from Stony Brook University.

William (Frank) Peacock

William (Frank) Peacock
Professor, Emergency Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
William (Frank) Peacock
Professor, Emergency Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
 
About Mentor:

Frank Peacock IV, MD, FACEP, FACC is a Professor of Emergency Medicine, Associate Chair, and Research Director for the department of Emergency Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas. He serves as a member of the Accreditation Management Board for the American College of Cardiology, as well as on the Get With The Guidelines Science Subcommittee of the American Heart Association.

With over 500 peer reviewed publications, predominantly on heart failure and acute coronary syndromes, Dr. Peacock is also the co-editor of the textbooks Cardiac Emergencies, Short Stay Management of Heart Failure, Short Stay Management of Chest Pain, and Short Stay Management of Atrial Fibrillation.

Dr. Peacock is the 2004 and 2010 winner of the Best Research Paper Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians. He continues to serve as PI or co-PI for many high profile national and international clinical trials. His research focus is all aspects of cardiovascular emergency medicine. He is also the founder of Comprehensive Research Associates, LLC, a contract research organization and Emergencies in Medicine, LLC, a medical education company. Finally, Dr. Peacock received his medical degree from Wayne State University Medical School and completed his Emergency Medicine training at William Beaumont Hospital, Detroit, Michigan.