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Technologies and procedures that would have been science fiction are now the reality of medicine. Our 2021 STAT Breakthrough Science Summit will take you inside these innovations, examining how they're being developed, adopted, and paid for. We'll also take a look at the breakthroughs that haven't yet hit the market, but have the potential to redefine health and medicine in the years to come.


Hear from industry-shaping speakers

Check back in as we continue to add more speakers and apply today to be considered for speaking opportunities for this and future events.
All speakers subject to change.

James P. Allison, Ph.D.

James P. Allison, Ph.D.

Regental Professor and Chair of Immunology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Seng H. Cheng, Ph.D.

Seng H. Cheng, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Rare Disease Research Unit, Pfizer

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, National Institutes of Health

Katherine High, M.D.

Katherine High, M.D.

President, Therapeutics, AskBio

Kathrin U. Jansen, Ph.D.

Kathrin U. Jansen, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President and Head of Vaccine Research and Development, Pfizer

Katalin Karikó, Ph.D.

Katalin Karikó, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, BioNTech SE; Adjunct Associate Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Ann Lee, Ph.D.

Ann Lee, Ph.D.

SVP and Head, Cell Therapy Development & Operations, Bristol Myers Squibb

David R. Liu, Ph.D.

David R. Liu, Ph.D.

Vice-Chair and Core Faculty Member of the Broad Institute; Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University; HHMI Investigator

Robert Nelsen

Robert Nelsen

Co-founder and Managing Director, ARCH Venture Partners

David A. Ricks

David A. Ricks

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Eli Lilly


Join us July 13th and 14th

The agenda will take you inside the innovations that are destined to shape care, with sessions ranging from how technologies are developed to who’s paying for them. Check back in as we continue to release sessions.



Starts at 1 p.m. ET


Programming Continues

Starts at 1 p.m. ET


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The 2021 STAT Breakthrough Science Summit will be held virtually via a livestream.

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