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  Palo Alto AWIS Event - Roche's approach to strategic business planning in diagnostics
Date:   Monday, October 8, 2007
Time:   7:00 - 9:00PM

PARC Auditorium
3333 Coyote Hill Road
Palo Alto

Sponsor:   Palo Alto Association of Women in Science (AWIS)

Event details:  

Speaker:  Dr. Linda McAllister, MD, PhD
                Director, Technology Management
                US Chief Technology Officer, Roche

Roche Diagnostics is the largest diagnostics company in the world. Dr. McAllister will describe the activities of the Chief Technology Office focused on keeping Roche innovative and competitive.  These activities blend technology assessment and strategic business planning.  Included will be a discussion of Roche's perspective on Personalized Healthcare and Diagnostics and how Roche plans to address this new paradigm.

Dr. Linda McAllister holds a BS in Biology from the California Institute of Technology, a PhD in Neurosciences and an MD from Stanford Medical School.  She completed Internal Medicine training at UCSF and Postdoctoral Research at Stanford.  She held roles in Scientific Collaborations and Marketing at Affymetrix and Business Development with Celera Diagnostics and from 1994 -2005 was Asst.Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF.  She is currently working in a technology evaluation role for Divisional Business Development of Roche Diagnostics.  She is interested in the translation of new knowledge and technology to healthcare.


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