New York, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2013
With the huge success of CMO East, we are thrilled to announce the launch of the Chief Medical Officer Summit for Emerging Life Science Companies on the West Coast! CMO West will take place in San Francisco on November 4-5, 2013 at the Marines Memorial Club & Hotel.
For the first time, West Coast Chief Medical Officers at biotechs have their own conference, thanks to the idea from Dr. Elizabeth Stoner, Managing Director of MPM Capital. Valerie Bowling, Executive Director of The Conference Forum, the event organizer said, “We are grateful to Dr. Stoner’s idea for the conference and her insights into the unique challenges CMOs face every day at small to mid-size biotechs.”
The Chief Medical Officer Summit West is dedicated to accomplishing two goals:
1. To provide a forum to address the unique needs of Emerging Life Science Chief Medical Officers in de-risking drug development, selecting and managing CROs, leveraging capital to manage all R&D functions with limited resources, working more successfully with investors and strategizing for appropriate exits in the current environment.
2. To create a network of Life Science CMOs to form a community that can shares ideas, solutions and support.
Boston attendee Dominic J.F. Tong, MD said of the program, "It is a pleasure to have attended a historic meeting [of] the outstanding inaugural Chief Medical Officer Summit."
CMO West speaker Santosh Vetticaden, PhD, MD, CMO, SVP, Mast Therapeutics, Inc., said, "I found the East Coast meeting extremely useful since it was designed exclusively to addressing CMO interests. The opportunity to network with my peers at this event was invaluable since, barring this meeting, interactions I have with my peers tend to be at scientific mee
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