VASEM's 2016 Annual Summit

We connect emerging researchers and innovators with national academy members, medical research foundations, and business development professionals to form new research opportunities, grow professional connections, and raise the questions that need to be answered.

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Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine's 4th Annual Summit

November 17th-18th, 2016

National Academy of Sciences

2101 Constitution Ave NW

Washington, DC 20418

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Using bioinformatics to identify novel therapeutic targets

Making use of imaging and wireless technology to execute point-of-care diagnosis and treatment

Applying personalized strategies to treat chronic illnesses like diabetes

Fabricating personalized medical devices in non-traditional environments using 3D printing

Skin Like Electronics for Human Health Monitoring

W. Hong Yeo, Ph.D.

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Diabetes Technology: Smartphones and the UVA Artificial Pancreas Project

Boris Kovatchev, Ph.D.

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Low Power Sensor Nodes

Ben Calhoun, Ph.D.

Geoffrey Ling, M.D., Ph.D. Col. (ret) US Army


Dr. Rob Califf, FDA Commissioner



US Senator Mark. R. Warner

Co-Host of VASEM's Annual Summit

speaking time TBA


Wilbur Lam

Physician/Bioengineer, Assistant Professor at Emory University and Georgia Tech


Melvin Greer

Director Data Science and Analytics, Intel Corporation

 Networking Reception and Poster Session

Thursday November 17th

5:30-7:30 PM

Great Hall, National Academy of Sciences

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Dr. Barbara Boyan

Dr. Barbara Boyan

Chair, 2016 Summit

As chair of the 2016 Summit Committee, I am proud to introduce this year’s topic: Smart and Connected Health: Precision Meets Possibility. This is a topic that allows VASEM to harness the expertise of members from all three national academies with potential to produce real opportunities for Virginia.