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Join us in Cambridge, May 8, 5:30-8:00PM!

DIA Board Members, Fellows, DIA members, colleagues, and those working in the healthcare product development ecosystem are invited to a complimentary reception in Cambridge!

DIA 2018 Launch Party

The DIA 2018 Global Annual Meeting is coming to Boston this June. Join us as we continue the countdown and preview the exciting content and speakers related to Precision Medicine and Gene Therapies at DIA 2018!

Luminaries George Church, Rachel Haurwitz, and Anita Nelsen will headline the evening.

Enjoy a complimentary evening of food, drinks, and networking with a multidisciplinary group of colleagues who share your passion to drive bleeding-edge innovation from the lab to patients. We will continue the countdown to DIA 2018 and get a special glimpse of the exciting content offerings via a fireside chat on the rapidly developing fields of precision medicine, gene therapy, and gene editing on their current and future impact on patient care.

The evening is complimentary for all attendees thanks to our host  

Space is very limited, so please register early (registration is required).

Location Details

May 8 | 5:30-8:00PM ET
Catalyst Restaurant
300 Technology Square
Cambridge, MA 02139



  • 5:00PM  Registration Opens
  • 5:30-5:40PM  Welcome and Introductions
  • Tshaka Cunningham
    Associate Director, Scientific Collaboration
  • 5:40-6:30PM  Precision Medicine Panel Discussion

    George Church

    George Church, PhD, Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics, Harvard University

    Rachel Haurwitz

    Rachel Haurwitz, PhD, CEO, Caribou Biosciences, Inc.

    Anita Nelsen

    Anita Nelsen, Head, Genomic Medicine Services, PAREXEL

  • 6:30-8:00PM  Reception hosted by  Parexel


Boston is a key global biopharma innovation hub, home to large pharma and biotechs, incubators, small start-ups, and outstanding academic research centers. DIA members and their colleagues are leaders and contribute to Boston’s healthcare product development successes. We are so excited to continue our year-long series of events building up to the DIA 2018 Global Annual Meeting. This annual gathering will bring thousands of biopharma researchers, developers, and regulators from around the world to Boston!

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