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Real World Dialogues

A series dedicated to extinguishing the fear of cancer by inviting industry luminaries to discuss the latest research, their contributions to patient impact, and unlocking the potential of real-world data in transforming evidence to insights to improve access to high quality care.


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Leroy (Lee) Hood, MD, PhD 


In this dialogue, Dr. Thomas Brown, chief medical officer at Syapse, hosts Dr. Leroy (Lee) Hood, co-founder of Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) and discusses genomic profiling, molecular biotechnology, and the future of research. A world-renowned scientist and recipient of the National Medal of Science in 2011, Dr. Leroy Hood co-founded the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) in 2000 and served as its first President from 2000-2017.

Dr. Hood has played a role in founding 15 biotechnology companies including Amgen, Applied Biosystems, Arivale, and Nanostring. He has co-authored textbooks in biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology, genetics, and systems biology.