Monthly Archives: March 2013

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Living Life In Balance and Management Lessons Learned from Competing in Triathlons

Living life in-balance is a key driver for success, in my opinion.  I am constantly striving for a balance between my professional career, family and athletic goals. This juggling act has relied heavily on the delicate art of time management, in ultimately a better-balanced lifestyle. I am lucky that this has allowed me to continue to making health and wellness a priority, which has progressed into programs I have implemented at OncoSec –  our Ride to Lunch program and our weekly FitBit™ challenge.

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Building Relationships Between Biotech Corporations and Academia

I believe that integrating academic institutions with the research and development pipeline – and having access to their facilities and research potential – to be of major importance. With the foundation of the biotech industry situated in California and along the West Coast, the location offers an ideal pocket of innovation and growth, within the life science community. The areas of major consideration are the Bay Area, San Diego, and Seattle. These areas not only offer large, committed life science groups and thriving biotech companies and economies but also some of the best educational institutions in North America if not the world, when you look at the life sciences.

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Life Sciences and Innovation

Personally, I believe that it is an exciting time to be in the biotechnology and life sciences industry. Truly, our understanding of human biology, disease mechanisms, viral interactions, and treatment methods has never been greater.

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Social-Digital Discourse
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Introduction: Why Social-Digital now?

Every day, over 1,500 people in the US and an estimated 20,000 people around the world – just like you and me – will hear the news that they have been diagnosed with cancer. Thousands of them will be in the indication of melanoma or another lethal form of cancer. Those diagnosed with late stage cancer that has metastasized (spread to other parts of the body) will have to face the difficult fact that there is less than 50% chance that they will survive more than 5 years with this disease.

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