2021 ITMAT Symposium Highlights


The 2021 ITMAT Symposium will again enlist outstanding speakers from the U.S. and abroad to address topics of direct relevance to translational science. The theme this year will be "Translational Science in a Pandemic World."

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Dates: Monday and Tuesday, October 11–12, 2021



For inquiries please contact: citani@upenn.edu

2021 Featured Speakers: 

  • J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Susan Weiss, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Linfa Wang, PhD BSc, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Jean Laurent Casanova, MD, PhD, The Rockefeller University
  • Akiko Iwasaki, PhD, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • John Wherry, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Megan O’Driscoll, MSc, University of Cambridge
  • James Heath, PhD, Institute for Systems Biology
  • Nuala Meyer, MD, MTR, University of Pennsylvania
  • Tiannan Guo, MD, PhD, Westlake University
  • Fabian Theis, MCs, PhD, The Techincal University of Munich
  • Paolo Vineis, MD, MPH, Imperial College
  • Holden Thorp, PhD, Science Family of Journals
  • Lionel Barber, Former Editor, Financial Times (Dinner Speaker)
  • Michel C. Nussenzweig, MD, PhD, The Rockefeller University
  • George Yancopoulos, MD, PhD, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Luca Varani, PhD, Universita' della Svizzera Italiana, Bellinzona
  • Nevan Krogan, PhD, University of California San Francisco
  • Josef Penninger, MD, University of British Columbia Vancouver
  • Kaiyuan Sun, PhD, National Institutes of Health
  • Ester Cerdeira Sabino, MD, PhD, The University of São Paulo
  • Sharon Lewin, MB BS, FRACP, PhD, The University of Melbourne
  • Sir Patrick Vallance, FRS, FMedSci, FRCP, United Kingdom Government Chief Scientific Advisor
  • Katalin Karikó, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Andrew Pollard, FRCPCH, PhD, FMedSci, University of Oxford
  • Drew Weissman, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Garret A. FitzGerald, MD, FRS, University of Pennsylvania

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