Jun 3 First Friday Bioscience – Personalized Cancer Therapy…

Full Title: Personalized Cancer Therapy – How one test could identify more effective treatment possibilities

Speaker: Gitte Pederson, CEO, Genomic Expression

Host: Complya Consulting

Description

Genomic Expression is pioneering use of RNA sequencing to identify the best drug for the patient and the best patient for the drug.

Sequencing has enabled a paradigm shift away from looking at colored tumor cells in a microscope, to define the cancer by its genetic alterations. Cancer is no longer mainly defined by tissue of origin.
In many cases the same genetic alteration can be driving breast cancer in one patient, and lung cancer in another, opening up for many more treatment options.

Genetic testing using RNA sequencing, opens up for treating with new types of drugs that target these genetic changes. Often the test can identify a less toxic and more effective targeted treatment with less side effects.


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To learn more about Genomic Expression, visit their website at http://www.genomicexpression.com

Location

Offices of McLane Law
300 TradeCenter, 7th Floor
Woburn MA USA

Date and Time

Begins: 06/03/2016 12:30 PM
Ends: 06/03/2016 02:00 PM

Speaker: Gitte Pederson


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Gitte Pederson, CEO, Genomic Expression

Gitte has a lifelong passion for technologies that solve important problems and enjoys building companies that develop solutions in life sciences. In a decade with Novo Nordisk, she developed and launched multiple products worldwide. She left Novo Nordisk to advise, for a decade, early and later stage life science and pharma companies as well as serving as special advisor to the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs on attracting life science companies to locate in Denmark. She is the co-founder and CEO of Genomic Expression.

Networking/Lunch

Registration, networking and lunch start at 12:30; Program
begins at 1 p.m.

Our Host:


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Complya Consulting Group provides Quality Assurance (QA) and Regulatory Affairs (RA) consulting services for virtual, operating, and contract manufacturing companies in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. With nearly 50 consultants actively working today, Complya services clients in North America, Europe and Asia with auditing and longer-term, ongoing needs.

At Complya, we understand that Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs are critical operations within your business infrastructure that must be handled by people with the skills and experience to ensure compliance, integrate with your other departments, and deliver results. This is our specialty.

To learn more about Complya Consulting, visit their website at www.complya.com

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Fare:

Pizza, salad, and soft drinks will be served.

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