Plenary Speakers

The WMIC will featured world class plenary speakers that are experts in their field. 7 plenary sessions are planned, one session for the Gold Medal Award winner and two named lectures: “Britton Chance Lecture for Advances in Basic Imaging Research” and “Jorge Barrio Lecture for Advances in Clinical Research.”

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Plenary Session 1: Eric Betzig, Ph.D.
Group Leader, HHMI Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, Virginia, USA

Super-Resolution Microscopy

 

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Plenary Session 2: Charles L. Sawyers, M.D.
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program; Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Chair, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA

New Twists on Cancer Drug Resistance

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Plenary Session 3: Mickaël Tanter, Ph.D.

Director, INSERM U979 Wave Physics for Medicine Laboratory, and Deputy Director of Langevin Institute, ESPCI Paris, France

Breaking Time and Space Fundamental Limits of Ultrasound Imaging : Disruptive Implications in Neuroscience

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Plenary Session 4: Nora Volkow, M.D.

Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Role of Molecular Imaging For Investigating Effects of Drugs in the Human Brain

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Plenary Session 5: Jessica L. Mega,  MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer, Verily (formerly Google Life Sciences), San Francisco, California, USA

Wearable Sensors and New Technologies

 
Plenary Session 6: Gold Medal Plenary Session
Winner to be announced

Gold Medal Plenary Session

WMIC 2017, Philadelphia, PA

Join us September 13 - 16, 2017.