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Dr. Katz to moderate panel at Life Sciences Expo

Steven Katz, MD, FACS, a surgeon and researcher with the Cancer Center at Roger Williams Medical Center, is moderator of a panel at MedMates' 2nd Annual Life Sciences Expo on April 4, 2018 at the Omni Providence Hotel. The panel, entitled "Immuno-Oncology and CAR-T Cell Therapies”, features representatives from Novartis, Roger Williams Medical Center and Sorrento Therapeutics who will share their groundbreaking work in developing novel, personalized treatments for blood and solid tumor cancers.

Dr. Katz is Director of Surgical Immunotherapy and Director of the Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Roger Williams Medical Center. He also serves as an Associate Professor of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine. He is joined on the panel by Robert Knight, MD, Vice President of Clinical Research at Sorrento Therapeutics, and Michael Greene, MD, PhD, Immuno-Oncology, Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research.

MedMates’ Life Sciences Expo 2018 serves as an important catalyst for continued growth of this vital sector of our economy, and offers a great opportunity for all attendees to connect directly with leading companies, researchers and supporters of the local life science community. CharterCARE Health Partners is a Silver Sponsor of this event. 

The Life Sciences Expo 2018 will have an estimated 500 attendees from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island and will showcase the exciting growth and diversity of the life sciences in Rhode Island and Southeastern New England. Companies and entrepreneurs on the cutting edge of biotechnology, neuroscience, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics and more will present their exciting work, growth potential and why they enjoy living and working here.

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