Job title: Executive Director
Lauren C. Leiman is the Executive Director of the Blood Profiling Atlas in Cancer (BloodPAC), a consortium focused on creating an open database for liquid biopsies to accelerate the development of safe and effective blood profiling diagnostic technologies for patient benefit. Prior to running BloodPAC, she was the Senior Director of External Partnerships at White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force during the Obama Administration.
Previously, Lauren was a Senior Advisor for the Melanoma Research Alliance and Director of Philanthropy at Elysium Management LLC in New York City. From 2008-2010, Lauren worked for the Millennium Promise Alliance, where she led the major gifts fundraising effort and spent significant time in sub-Saharan Africa. Lauren was also the head of marketing and investor relations at Steel Partners, LP, an activist hedge fund investing globally.
Lauren received her undergraduate degree in communications from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School. She also holds an MBA in international business from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and a master’s degree in public relations and corporate communications from NYU.
BloodPAC Data Common: Accelerating Data Sharing & Analysis 2:45 pm
• Exploring the BloodPAC Data Common and its applications in liquid biopsy-based studies • Heading for approval: Demostrating how having an FDA approved Data Common positively impacts your future studies • Looking ahead to future directions and applications of the projectRead more
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Panel Discussion: Women in Precision Medicine 9:30 am
Uniting scientific and business leaders from all key stakeholders of the community, this keynote panel discussion will highlight the importance of a diverse workforce and provide actionable takeaways for increased advocacy in individual workplaces. Topics to be discussed include: • Understanding employee rights and salary renegotiations • Encouraging more female mentorship: How are we mentoring…Read more
day: Day One