PerkinElmer to Host Revolutionaries for Global Health Summit in Newton, MA
Global leader in life sciences solutions to assemble thought leaders to share
pioneering personalized health research and innovations
Revolutionaries for Global Health Summit 2013
NEWTON, Mass. -- April 29, 2013
PerkinElmer Inc., a global leader focused on the health and safety of people
and the environment, is hosting a Revolutionaries for Global Health Summit
from Wednesday May 8^th through Thursday May 9^th 2013 at the Boston Marriot
Newton Hotel. The Summit is a forum for leading researchers and physicians to
network and share best practices in both science and business and participate
in cutting-edge discussions to help lead to better prevention, detection and
treatment of disease. The meeting program will feature world-renowned experts
presenting key insights on finding, understanding, and acting upon the causes
and effects of disease including cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
"The Revolutionaries for Global Health Summit is a unique forum that fosters
collaboration and shares research on how to use disruptive technologies to
enable the advancement of human health. Recognized scientific leaders from
biotech, pharma and academia will discuss their strategies and insights on how
to enable better approaches for disease prevention, diagnosis and screening
regimens, creating safer and more effective personalized therapeutics," said
Kevin Hrusovsky, President, Life Sciences & Technology, PerkinElmer. “Once
again, we look forward to bringing together hundreds of scientists from
throughout leading research institutions around the world to the Boston area
to share valuable insights and spark innovative discussions.”
The Summit will feature notable keynote presentations:
*A presentation titled, “Quantitative Human Phenotyping: The Next
Frontier,” will be given by Dennis A. Ausiello, MD, Physician-in-Chief at
Massachusetts General Hospital.
*Charles Mattocks, host of the TV Show “The Poor Chef”, will be sharing
insights on a new movement called The Diabetic You, and how lifestyle and
eating choices can complement modern medicine. In addition, he will be
overseeing the preparation of all the food at the event to make sure that
is not only delicious, but also healthy.
*Dr. Richard Baum, Chairman and Clinical Director of THERANOSTICS Center
for Molecular Radiotherapy and Molecular Imaging, will present
“Personalized Molecular Targeted Radiotherapy of Cancer.”
*Kevin Hrusovsky will present, “From Cradle to Grave, Health is Personal.”
In the past year, PerkinElmer has made tremendous progress in the fight
against cancer and disease. This talk will focus on how technology has
contributed to this progress.
Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in six informative tracks
in the following areas: next generation sequencing, in vivo imaging, targeted
small molecule discovery, proteins and biologics, tissue and cellular
imaging/molecular pathology and enabling and accelerating science through
laboratory services and informatics.
In support of PerkinElmer’s vision of preventing disease, the American Cancer
Society will be at the summit sharing information and recruiting volunteers
for their cancer prevention study.
To attend the summit, register here. Revolutionaries for Global Health Summits
are held around the world every year; learn more about upcoming summits in
China and Japan. Follow the global health conversation by following
@PKILifeSciences on twitter with the hashtag #RGH13.
About PerkinElmer, Inc.
PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global leader focused on improving the health and
safety of people and the environment. The company reported revenue of
approximately $2.1 billion in 2012, has about 7,500 employees serving
customers in more than 150 countries, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index.
Additional information is available through 1-877-PKI-NYSE, or at
Edelman (on behalf of PerkinElmer)
Paul Barren, 404-460-9679
Onsite at the summit: 202-487-6788
Sarah Salbu, 781-663-5782
Corporate Public Relations Specialist
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