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24th Annual Cancer Leadership Reception


24th Annual Cancer Leadership Virtual Reception

An Evening at Home with


Tuesday, September 29, 2020

6:00 PM EDT - 7:00 PM EDT


Join us for a special town hall with the Nation’s top scientific leaders in the fight to treat and cure COVID-19 and cancer. 

Opening Remarks

Dr. Stephen Hahn
Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Keynote Conversation 

Dr. Anthony Fauci
Director of the National Institute of Allergy and
Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH 


Dr. Francis Collins
Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Conversation on COVID-19 & Cancer

Dr. Janet Woodcock  
Therapeutic Lead of Operation Warp Speed at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services    
Dr. Woodcock currently leads therapeutics for Operation Warp Speed to help accelerate the development of treatment and vaccines for COVID-19. Prior to this appointment she led the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research where she ensured safe and effective drugs are available to improve the health of the American people. 

Dr. Peter Marks
Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), FDA   
As Director Of CBER, Dr. Marks works tirelessly to make sure the American people have access to safe and effective biological products. Part of his charge is to review and approve a COVID-19 vaccine for our country. 
Moderated by 

Dr. Mark McClellan
Director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University and Former FDA Commissioner


Tuesday, September 29, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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