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Sciences

The BIW17 Sciences Conference will bring together a variety of people including academic professionals, entrepreneurs, scientists, investors, policy makers and more. Local experts will come together to discuss current and future breakthroughs from Baltimore's sciences community. End the day with a happy hour and meet some of the speakers and fellow attendees.

Track Day Events

  • Health & Sciences Roundtable

    Participate in an intimate conversation with a curated group of entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, academics and leaders to discuss plans for the future and steps to get there.

    Wednesday, October 4, 4:00pm–5:30pm
  • Explore Baltimore Sciences

    Local experts will come together to discuss current and future breakthroughs from Baltimore's sciences community.

    Wednesday, October 4, 5:30pm–7:30pm
  • Sciences Happy Hour

    Network with fellow industry leaders in the Sciences sector and celebrate the BIW17 Sciences Conference.

    Wednesday, October 4, 7:30pm–8:30pm

Speakers

  • Emily English

    Emily English

    Emily P. English is the Chief Product Officer and Interim President of Gemstone Biotherapeutics, LLC. In this role, she will lead Gemstone’s product development plans to bring innovative wound healing technologies from the lab bench into the clinic. She thrives on for working with small teams at the

    @GemThera
  • Hadley VanRenterghem

    Hadley VanRenterghem

    Hadley VanRenterghem, originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, is a sophomore at Johns Hopkins University majoring in Biomedical Engineering.

  • ABSP - Active Bed Sore Prevention

    ABSP - Active Bed Sore Prevention

    Our team project, "ABSP - Active Bed Sore Prevention," was a creative concept and prototype model to prevent bed sores through a sensor-based pad that may be placed on an existing patient bed. The idea was to detect the location and magnitude of pressure differences, then use a feedback mechanism to

  • Bradley Hennessie

    Bradley Hennessie

    Brad Hennessie is the CEO of NextStep Robotic Inc., a company whose portable robotic ankle exoskeleton is being developed as the first ever treatment option to reverse foot drop in stroke victims. Foot drop, which occurs in a wide range of neurological and orthopedic conditions, is recognized as the

  • Abigail McElhinny

    Abigail McElhinny

    Dr. Abigail McElhinny joined Personal Genome Diagnostics as Senior Vice President, Research & Development and Operations in May 2016 from Ventana Medical Systems (Roche Tissue Diagnostics), where she held a number of different roles of increasing responsibilities. At Ventana, Abigail held

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
20 North Pine Street

Track Collaborators

  • ETC
  • Kaiser Permanente

Track Presented by

  • University of Maryland Biopark
  • Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV) FastFoward

Track Supported by

  • Rendia