BioFlorida Annual Conference to Be Held in Miami Nov. 2-4, 2022

U Innovation and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center partnered to be a gold sponsor of this year’s BioFlorida Annual Conference, to be held November 2-4 at the Hyatt Regency Miami. The conference will bring together Florida’s life sciences community and showcase current scientific advancements, business achievements, and public policy affecting the industry.

BioFlorida represents 6,700 entities and research organizations in the biopharmaceutical, medical technology, digital health, and health systems, including the University of Miami.

Dr. Norma Sue Kenyon

“We are proud to support and participate in the state of Florida’s foremost life sciences conference again this year,” said Norma Sue Kenyon, Ph.D., vice provost for innovation for the University and chief innovation officer for the Miller School of Medicine. “The 2022 BioFlorida meeting will offer insights into a broad range of developments and innovations currently taking place in the life sciences.”

Several Sylvester/Miller School faculty members will be presenting at the conference. Following are the sessions scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 3, and Friday, Nov. 4:

Thursday, November 3

10:00-10:15 a.m.

Cancer Care Advances from the Perspectives of Physician and Patient
Dr. Stephen D. Nimer
Camille Moses
Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., director of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Camille Moses, pancreatic cancer survivor
Dr. Tracy E. Crane
Dr. Francis Hornicek
10:45-11:45 a.m.
Emerging Therapy to Treat Therapeutic Challenges in Cancer
Tracy Crane, Ph.D., RDN, moderator
Francis Hornicek, M.D., Ph.D., panelist

12:50-1:10 p.m.

Keynote Address
Jeffrey Duerk, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
University of Miami
Dr. Mohamed Abou Shousha

3:20-4:20 p.m.

The Future Is Now: Dynamic AI and Digital Health
Mohamed Abou Shousha, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Michael Benatar

3:20-4:20 p.m.

Focus on Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Michael Benatar, M.D., Ph.D.

Friday, Nov. 4, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Dr. Joshua Hare
BioScience Breakout Session: Breakthrough Research in Gene and Cell Therapy

Joshua M. Hare, M.D.

BioFlorida is offering reduced registration rates (through Oct. 31) of $500 for University of Miami faculty/staff and $450 for students. Registration includes a welcome reception, two days of informative sessions, a Thursday evening reception, and access to the exhibit hall, partnering system, and mobile app.

For assistance registering for the conference, please contact [email protected].

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