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 Export to Your Calendar 2/22/2019
When: 02/22/2019
Where: Moffitt Cancer Center
United States
Contact: Moffitt Cancer Center

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Keynote - Dr. Reid Huber

Incyte Corporation

Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer


Dr. Huber joined Incyte Corporation in 2002 as a member of the founding scientific team and is currently the company's Chief Scientific Officer. Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in oncology and immunology. Incyte's research labs have brought forward >25 therapeutics into clinical development over the past 16 years, including the janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors ruxolitinib (Jakafi®; approved for myelofibrosis and polycythemia vera) and baracitinib (Olumiant®; approved for rheumatoid arthritis). Before joining Incyte, Dr. Huber held scientific research positions at DuPont Pharmaceuticals and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Dr. Huber received his PhD in molecular genetics from the Washington University School of Medicine and was a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health.


Guest Host - Cokie Roberts

ABC News Political Commentator,

NPR Contributing Senior News Analyst,

Member of the Moffitt Cancer Center

National Board of Advisors

Cokie Roberts, ABC News political commentator and contributing senior news analyst for NPR, will interview the 2019 Business of Biotech Conference keynote speaker. In her more than 40 years in broadcasting, Cokie has won countless awards, including three Emmys. She has been inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame, and was cited by the American Women in Radio and Television as one of the fifty greatest women in the history of broadcasting. Author of six New York Times bestsellers, Cokie holds more than 25 honorary degrees and serves on the boards of several nonprofit institutions, including the Moffitt Cancer Center National Board of Advisors.






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