Topic

Cancer

27
Feb
2019

Staying Resilient, Finding a Way Forward: Julia Owens on The Long Run

Julia Owens is today’s guest on The Long Run. Owens is the CEO of Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Millendo Therapeutics. This company develops drugs for rare endocrine disorders. Prader-Willi syndrome, a terrible genetic disorder that causes young people to develop voracious appetites and which leads to severe obesity, is the focus of the company’s lead drug candidate. It’s entering a pivotal...
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20
Feb
2019

The Boston Cancer Summit and SF Cancer Summit. See the Agenda & Get Your Tickets

The Boston Cancer Summit is loaded with a stellar lineup of speakers on Apr. 16. Same deal with the San Francisco Cancer Summit on Apr. 18. I’m excited to announce the agendas for these special idea-and-networking forums. Hal Barron of GSK, David Schenkein of GV, Cindy Perettie of Foundation Medicine, and Ira Mellman of Genentech are a few of the...
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6
Feb
2019

Get Tickets Now: The Cancer Summit Series is Coming to Boston, SF, Seattle

We live in a time of tremendous possibility for cancer R&D. Checkpoint inhibitors, cell therapies, molecular diagnostics that catch cancer early and can guide effective custom treatment – these fields are brimming with progress. All were considered speculative at best a decade ago. The science has never been more promising. Yet pricing and access to this new world of cancer...
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12
Dec
2018

First Everest, Now Kilimanjaro: Climb With Me and a Great Biotech Team to Fight Cancer

Summiting the highest peak in the world and raising $340,000 for cancer research at Fred Hutch was the start. It was the start of something bigger. Today, I’m overjoyed to say that an outstanding team of biotech executives and investors will join me on the Kilimanjaro Climb to Fight Cancer. This will be a 7-day expedition to the summit of...
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26
Mar
2018

Mt. Everest: It’s Time

Six months of hard training is in the bank. Tomorrow morning, I will lug a pair of 120-liter gear bags to the airport and get on the plane for Kathmandu. Destination: Mt. Everest, 29,029 feet/8,848 meters. The summit of the highest mountain in the world. No matter what happens, three things are certain: I’ve given it everything I’ve got to prepare...
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12
Mar
2018

Photo Gallery: The Boston Cancer Summit

What a whirlwind last week was! The Seattle and Boston Cancer Summits were an East-West combo punch on behalf of the Everest Climb to Fight Cancer fundraising campaign for Fred Hutch. These events did the job: Bringing together leading thinkers and doers on both coasts, they both drew sellout, highly engaged crowds. The fundraising tally now stands at $326,000!! The...
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12
Mar
2018

Photo Gallery: The Seattle Cancer Summit

What a whirlwind last week was! The Seattle and Boston Cancer Summits were an East-West combo punch on behalf of the Everest Climb to Fight Cancer fundraising campaign for Fred Hutch. These events did the job: Bringing together leading thinkers and doers on both coasts, they both drew sellout, highly engaged crowds. The fundraising tally now stands at $326,000!! The...
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16
Feb
2018

All-Star Lineup for Boston Cancer Summit, March 7: Novartis, J&J, Third Rock, Atlas

Timmerman Report is bringing together major East Coast cancer R&D players for an intimate half-day event on March 7: the Boston Cancer Summit. Join an all-star gathering of pharma executives, hot startups, and VCs making things happen in the treatment and diagnosis of cancer.  Tickets are sold out. The conference will be at Sanofi Genzyme’s flagship building in the heart of Kendall Square....
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15
Feb
2018

Mingle in Seattle with Genentech, Celgene, OrbiMed, 5AM & More, March 5

Exclusive Event, Powerhouse Lineup: Seattle Cancer Summit Seattle biotech events don’t get any better than this. Timmerman Report is bringing together major West Coast players for an intimate half-day event on March 5: the Seattle Cancer Summit. Tickets are limited and going fast. And all proceeds go to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, as part of my Everest Climb to Fight...
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29
Jan
2018

The Boston Cancer Summit & Seattle Cancer Summit. Two Can’t-Miss Events

Cancer wasn’t that exciting to write about when I started 15 years ago. It is now. Survival rates for several forms of cancer are going in the right direction. Immunotherapy, targeted therapy, new information on genes and proteins that redefine the molecular nature of malignancy? It’s coming together. The science is bursting with creativity, and moving fast. I’m thinking and...
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