PRLog - April 16, 2014 - BOSTON -- Cambridge Healthtech Institute is pleased to release an interview podcast recorded this month with Dr. Teri Melese, Associate Professor of Medicine, and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Industry Alliances at the University of California, San Diego. During the interview, Dr. Melese provides insight into optimizing the impact of academic-industry alliances and addresses critical questions for alliance managers, shedding light on challenges and opportunities within this space. Discussion questions include:
• What fundamental changes have been noted over the past decade?
• What challenges exist that are harder to overcome? What are clear-cut and feasible opportunities for even the best partnership models?
• What is the outlook for the ways in which these partnerships will continue to evolve? What does this mean for stakeholders involved?
To listen to the podcast, visit http://www.healthtech.com/
Dr. Melese will be moderating a discussion on this topic during the 11th Annual Strategic Alliance Management Congress, taking place, May 5-7, 2014 in Philadelphia. She'll be joined by a notable panel of the industry's best, including Anthony Marshall of IBM, Sylvaine Cases of Sanofi-Aventis, Noah Leibowitz of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, and Yvonne Tran of Schrödinger.
Learn more about the event at http://www.healthtech.com/
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