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Daniel D. Von Hoff, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Daniel D. Von Hoff, M.D., F.A.C.P. Daniel D. Von Hoff, M.D., F.A.C.P., is currently Physician in Chief, Distinguished Professor Translational Research at TGen (Translational Genomics Research Institute) in Phoenix, Arizona. He is also Senior Consultant, Clinical Investigations for the City of Hope; Chief Scientific Officer for HonorHealth Research Institute; Medical Director of Research, Chief Scientific…

Dr. Michael (Yanhui) Ma, M.D.

Dr. Michael (Yanhui) Ma, M.D. Dr. Ma is a seasoned scientist, physician, and entrepreneur.  After graduating from medical school in China, Dr. Ma continued his medical studies and research at University of California, San Francisco Medical School, under the mentorship of world renowned professors in Endocrinology, Dr. Gerald Grodsky and Dr. John Karam. Following his medical training, Dr. Ma joined Genentech as a research scientist in the department of Endocrinology at Genentech.  Subsequently, Dr. Ma…

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Robert F. Siliciano, M.D., Ph.D.

Robert F. Siliciano, M.D., Ph.D. Robert F. Siliciano’s childhood love of chemistry was literally fueled by his mother, Ann, an anatomy and physiology professor at Elmira College. “I had a lab in the attic, and my mom would get chemicals for me,” he said. “I had liters of ether and benzene, concentrated hydrochloric acid, toluene.…

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Cohava Gelber, PhD, MBA

Cohava Gelber, PhD, MBA Cohava Gelber, PhD, MBA, is an executive with over 25 years of experience in discovery and development of immune therapeutics and diagnostics for cancer, autoimmune disease, allergies and infectious diseases.  Dr. Gelber held various executive positions in academia (Duke University) and biopharmaceutical companies (ImmuLogic Pharmaceutical Corporation, Molecular Discoveries and MannKind Corporation).…

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Clinton H. Severson

Clinton H. Severson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Abaxis Inc. Mr. Clinton Severson serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Abaxis Inc. (NASDAQ: ABAX), which develops and sells point-of-care blood laboratory systems for medical and veterinary diagnostic applications. He has over 30 years’ experience in the healthcare and medical diagnostics industry. Prior to Abaxis,…

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Ephraim Vidal, Ph.D.

Ephraim Vidal, Ph.D., Director of Pharmaceutical Development Dr. Vidal has sixteen years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry as a pharmaceutical development scientist.  He has led the development of drug substance manufacturing from the early stages through commercial manufacturing. He has worked for Aventis, Sanofi-Aventis and Hospira in various drug substance process development roles.  Dr.…

Stephen Becker, M.D.

Stephen Becker, M.D., Chief Scientific and Medical Officer Dr. Becker’s career in HIV began in the early 1980s while a faculty member at UCSF where he led a large HIV clinical practice and clinical research program.  His areas of research include pharmacology and pharmacogenetics, early stage drug development, clinical designs, and HIV health service outcomes…

Jerome Zack, Ph.D.,

Jerome Zack, Ph.D., Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA Dr. Jerome Zack is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He joined the UCLA faculty in 1991, and teaches the undergraduate immunology…

Paul Volberding, M.D.

Paul Volberding, M.D., Professor of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine Dr. Volberding is a practicing physician, scientist, and global ambassador in the fight against HIV/AIDS. He became involved in the early AIDS epidemic in San Francisco and has worked in clinical trials in HIV-related malignancies, and in the development of antiretroviral therapy. Dr. Volberding is…

Steven G. Deeks, M.D.

Steven G. Deeks, M.D., Professor of Medicine in Residence at the UCSF School of Medicine, Faculty Member in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Dr. Deeks has been engaged in HIV research and clinical care since 1993 and is a recognized expert on HIV-associated immune dysfunction…