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Srinivas Sadda

President & CSO, Doheny Eye Institute and Professor of Ophthalmology, UCLA

Srinivas Sadda

President & CSO, Doheny Eye Institute

Stephanie Hsieh

Executive Director, Biocom LA

Eleazar Eskin

Department Chair of Computational Medicine, UCLA

Itai Cohen

Professor of Physics, Cornell University

Jasmine Berry

CTO & AI Research Scientist, Harexi

Leonardo Alvarez

CEO & Co-founder, Protera

Joe Wilson

Managing Director, Undeterred Capital

Nadine Afari

Manager, Research Programs at CHOC Children's Hospital and The University of California, Irvine

Alan Young

CMO, Safe Health Systems

Andrew Morris

Chief Enterprise Architect, CHLA

Adam Yala

PhD Candidate, MIT CSAIL

Helen McBride

Entrepreneur In Residence, Caltech

Kevin Zhang

Partner, Upfront

Stephanie Hsieh

Executive Director, Biocom LA

Andrew Morris

Chief Enterprise Architect, Children's Hospital LA

Erick Moen

Postdoctoral Fellow, Caltech

Kyle McClary

CEO and Lead Developer, Microscape

Itai Cohen

Professor of Physics, Cornell University

Llewellyn Cox

General Partner at Mars Lab and Adjunct Professor, The Keck School of Medicine at USC

Anant Madabhushi

Professor, Case Western Reserve University

Matthew Markert

Neurologist, Sutter Health - Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Michael Ip

Chief of the Vitreoretinal Surgery Service, Doheny Eye Centers

Steven Schwartz

Dr VIBE, Bioharmonic Technologies

Dave Whelan

Chief Executive Officer, BioscienceLA

Laura Li

Chief Executive Officer, Breakthrough Genomics

Freddy Nguyen

Co-Director, MIT COVID-19 Challenge

Zohreh Shams

Senior Research Associate , Cambridge University

tod davis

Director of Advanced Analytics, Cedars-Sinai

Matt Mulrennan

CEO, EnVest

Stanley Frencher

Assistant Professor-in-Residence , UCLA DGSOM and UCLA Urology

Jessica Grondin

Laboratory Manager, BioLabs at The Lundquist

Adhi Sikand

PhD Candidate , USC and President, BCLA

Timothy Gardner

CEO, Riffyn, Inc.

Ross Mead

Vice President, AILA

Charles Fracchia

Chief Executive Officer, BioBright

Amanda Daflos

Chief Innovation Officer, City of Los Angeles

Barbara Lavery

Chief Program Officer, Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy

Alec Nielsen

Co-founder & CEO, Asimov

Michalyn Andrews

CEO, Provenance Biofabrics

Ilana Golbin

Director of Emerging Tech & AI, PwC

Achuta Kadambi

Assistant Professor, UCLA Engineering

Jennifer McCaney

Co-Executive Director, UCLA Biodesign

Sean Young

Executive Director, Institute for Prediction Technology

Benjamin Treuhaft

Co-CEO, Helpful Engineering

Ilan Shapiro MD FAAP FACHE

Medical Director of Health Education and Wellness, AltaMed

Dylan Morris

General Partner, CRV

Jun Axup

CSO & Partner, IndieBio

Ron Li

Assistant Professor and Medical Informatics Director at AI Clinical Integration, Stanford

Nadine Dabby


Jim Cooper

CTO, Braid Theory

Vivienne Ming

Founder & Executive Chair, Socos Labs

Dmitri Leonov

Co-Founder, Taopatch USA

Elias Arjan

Senior Vice President, Biostrap

Hector Garcia Martin

Staff Scientist, Berkeley Lab

Leonardo Rios Solis

Assistant Professor Synthetic Biology, The University of Edinburgh Centre for Synthetic and Systems Biology

Artur Kiulian

Founder and Scientific Advisor, CoronaWhy

Tracy Donegan

Chief Information and Innovation Officer, MLK Community Hospital

John Desjarlais

Chief Scientific Officer, Xencor

Ida Qin

AI Software Engineer, Intuitive Surgical

Ken Funahashi

Partner, WSGR

Jessica Lake

Director of Research, Limbix

Gary Wolf

Founder, Quantified Self

George Tolomiczenko

Director of Medical Innovations, UC Irvine

Alan Young

Chief Medical Officer, Safe Health Systems

Gavin Doherty

Founder and Scientific Advisor, SilverCloud Health

Tami Abdollah

Senior Reporter, Dot LA

Peter Chang

Director, Center for AI in Diagnostic Medicine, UCI

Tijana Radivojevic

Berkeley Lab, Data Scientist

Aiden Aceves

Graduate Researcher, Caltech

Claire Bonaci

Sr. Director US Health & Life Sciences, Microsoft

Brian Dolan

CEO, Verdant AI

Ariana Anderson

Assistant Professor, UCLA

Rose Yu

Assistant Professor, UCSD

Yan Liu

Associate Professor, University of Southern California

Wen Dombrowski MD MBA

Chief Convergence Officer, CATALAIZE

Stephanie Culler

Co-Founder and CEO, Persephone Biosciences

Todd Terrazas

Executive Director, AI LA

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