Human Longevity and Preventative Medicine with J. Craig Venter -- Michael Kriegler Memorial Lecture Presented by the Rady School of Management, UC San Diego

3/6/2017; 57 minutes

The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego presents J. Craig Venter, the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Human Longevity Inc. as the keynote speaker for its 2017 Michael Kriegler Memorial Lecture. Venter describes in fascinating detail how researchers saved his life by diagnosing his own prostate cancer using new imaging techniques that caught what routine biopsies had missed. Venter shares other stories of breakthroughs that demonstrate how genomics-based technology is transforming the practice of medicine. Venter is introduced by Ashley Van Zeeland, a Rady alumna with significant experience leading innovative scientific programs, including groundbreaking work in the genetics of autism, neurodevelopmental disorders and other rare genetic pediatric diseases.

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