ME Professor Lydia Sohn Presents at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions

Thursday, September 17, 2015

ME Professor Lydia Sohn presented an IdeasLab, Precision Medicine at UC Berkeley, with three other UC Berkeley Professors, Dan Fletcher, Amy Herr, and Ana Claudia Arias, at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions (“Summer Davos”) in Dalian, China.  The session was moderated by NPR’s science correspondent, Joe Palca.  At this same meeting, Professor Sohn also participated in a panel discussion “Decoding Cancer” with NIH Director Francis Collins, Cao Xuetao, President of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and Katrine Bosely, CEO of Editas Medicine.  The panel was moderated by Jeffrey Drazen, Editor-in-Chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, and focused on what is the promise of precision of medicine in the future of cancer treatment.

 

To read more about the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions, click here.

 

To learn more about the "Decoding Cancer" panel, click here.