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Sessions and Presentations

Below are our presentations. Not able to make it? Don’t worry. We’ll be updating this page with our presentations afterwards. Stay tuned!

Tuesday, June 20th

11:45 am – 12:00 pm 15-Minute Presentations

Description: Northern Nevada is the hidden gem in the life sciences and biotech industry. Having just launched the largest community-sponsored population health and genetics program in the United States, Renown Health and the Desert Research Institute are changing how we think of population health and genetic research.

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Nevada Institute for Health Innovation Hospitality Reception

Description: Having just launched one of the largest community-sponsored population health and genetics programs in the United States; Renown Health, the Desert Research Institute and 23andMe are changing how we think of population health and genetic research. Learn how this unique collaboration recruited 10,000 Nevadans (including the Governor) in less than 48 hours, offering the opportunity for Nevadans from all backgrounds and walks of life to volunteer for research and gain access to their individual genetic information at no cost.

Wednesday, June 21st

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm Nevada as a New Model for Population Health Study

Description: Having just launched one of the largest community-sponsored population health and genetics programs in the United States; Renown Health, the Desert Research Institute and 23andMe are changing how we think of population health and genetic research. Learn how this unique collaboration recruited 10,000 Nevadans (including the Governor) in less than 48 hours, offering the opportunity for Nevadans from all backgrounds and walks of life to volunteer for research and gain access to their individual genetic information at no cost. The panel will discuss how a team of doctors, data experts and environmental scientists are combining genetic data with health and population data, as well as information from environmental databases, to model public health risks ranging from disease and illness, to the effects of air quality on the health of Nevadans.

Panel discussion with:

Emily Drabant Conley, Vice President, Business Development, 23andMe

Christos A. Galanopoulos, MD, MBA, MS, FACS Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer Renown Institute for Cancer

Joesph Grzymski, PhD, Senior Director and Associate Research Professor of Microbiology and Computational Biology, Desert Research Institute – Applied Innovation Center

Moderated by: Anthony D. Slonim, MD, DrPH, President and CEO, Renown Health

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