Noted Cancer Researcher V.K. Gadi to Keynote 2023 South Carolina Life Sciences Conferenc

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GREENVILLE, S.C. - Feb. 6, 2023 - PRLog -- Internationally recognized cancer researcher and career educator Dr. V.K. Gadi, MD, PhD  will be live in Charleston to keynote the opening day of SCBIO 2023 - The Life Sciences Conference of South Carolina (https://web.cvent.com/event/fdb04d66-20f8-4024-b4af-1b8efc32a0c2/summary), conference organizers have announced.

Dr. Gadi will join more than 40 additional speakers as featured presenters at Tomorrow Starts Here, the largest life sciences conference ever convened in Palmetto State history, being held February 21-23 at the Gaillard Center in the heart of Charleston, S.C.

Dr. Gadi -- a widely recognized and published physician-scientist and medical oncologist – serves as Deputy Director of the heralded University of Illinois – Chicago (UIC) Cancer Center, which he joined in 2020 and is shepherding towards NCI designation. His laboratory research has made foundational contributions in the fields of immunology, cancer biology, diagnostics, and therapeutics, and he has helped to cofound several biotech companies focused on those areas.

A passionate mentor to eager learners from high school students to corporate CEOs, Dr. Gadi, spent 20 years at the Univ. of Washington and Fred Hutch Cancer Center before moving to UIC.  He is a graduate of the Medical Scientist Training Program at the Univ. of Alabama - Birmingham with PhD and MD degrees.

His keynote presentation -- Carpe Futurum: Achieving Breakthroughs that Work for All – highlights how the amazing changes occurring in science and medicine are changing how we live, diagnose and cure diseases while emphasizing that we must develop diagnostics, drugs and deliver outcomes that work for all parties and not just a select few.

Other top speakers include Shlomi Uziel, CEO of AI innovators Quai.MD of Israel; Thomas Freund, U.S. site leader for Swiss medical company SHL Medical; Dr. Akwasi Asabere, Executive Director of Partnerships for genomics leaders Helix; Ms. Carle Falk, head of research for healthcare automation experts Notable; Matt Szuhaj, Managing Director of Finance & Enterprise for Deloitte Consulting in San Francisco; David Koerner, co-founder of U.S. Performance Center; Ibraheem Badejo of Ethicon - J&J;  Shawn Saulsberry of Ernst & Young and more than 30 others.

Themed "Tomorrow Starts Here," the 2-day event features 23 speaker sessions, including Innovation at Home, Transforming Healthcare Digitally, Health Trends: Tomorrow Starts Here, and Reshoring & Onshoring – all topics driving the state's fastest growing industry: life sciences.

Registrants from over 25 U.S. states and six countries have already committed to attend as ticket availability dwindles, organizers noted. Already more than 150 organizations from every facet of life sciences are signed on to be in Charleston for the fast-growing conference. Attendees include officials involved in medical devices, bio manufacturing, drug discovery, R&D, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and testing, digital health and health IT, bio-ag and more.  A mix of essential industry partners from finance, construction, services, law, accounting and marketing will also be on hand.
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