The Jackson Laboratory to Host 5th Annual JAX Healthcare Forum

Jun 05, 2018

The 5th Annual JAX Healthcare Forum, held on October 24-25, 2018 at The Jackson Laboratory in Farmington, will focus on data analytics for healthcare and new directions in cancer therapy.

Featured presenters include Dr. Ned Sharpless, Director of the National Cancer Institute and Dr. Kate Goodrich of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  Genomics pioneer David Botstein – now chief science officer for Google’s lifespan extension unit, Calico – will also appear.

This event brings together thought leaders from a broad cross-section of payers, providers, entrepreneurs, investors and top policy makers to drive new approaches to system challenges. Meet the decision makers. Engage with the executives and thought leaders who are shaping the industry. The Forum will be a true innovation exchange where ideas are generated and collaborations are forged.

Attendance is limited to just 200 top decision makers. You can review the speaker list and register to attend at Direct any questions to Mike Hyde at

About The Jackson Laboratory

The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution and National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center based in Bar Harbor, Maine, with a facility in Sacramento, Calif., and a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Conn. It employs more than 2,100, and its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.