Past Events

Special Seminar featuring Dr. Vikas P. Sukhatme

Tuesday, December 08, 2015 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm MIT Sloan School of Management

A Simple, One-Time, Inexpensive and Non-Toxic Intervention to Improve Cancer Survival Presented by Dr. Vikas P. Sukhatme Lung cancer is sometimes diagnosed in its early stages yet despite surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy, these tumors often recur systemically and lead to death. Retrospective data show that a pre-operative single dose of an existing therapeutic used off-label tended to increase metastasis-free survival...

MIT Sloan Finance Seminar Series: Justin Murfin (Yale)

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 | 4:00-5:30pm MIT Sloan School of Management

Professor Justin Murfin (Yale) will be presenting “Who Finances Durable Goods and Why it Matters: Captive Finance and the Coase Conjecture,” co-authored with Ryan Pratt (BYU). The seminar will be held at MIT Sloan in classroom E62-262 on the second floor (100 Main Street, Cambridge, MA; building E62 in MIT terms) from 4:00-5:30. Abstract: We propose an explanation for the...

CanceRX 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | registration required Cambridge, MA

We are pleased to announce CanceRX 2014: New Approaches to Commercializing Biomedical Research, which will be held October 26-28, 2014 in Cambridge, MA. The conference will begin with a welcome dinner on Sunday, October 26, followed by two full days of sessions on October 27 and 28.

CanceRX: New Approaches to Commercializing Biomedical Research

Sunday, June 16, 2013 - Tuesday, June 18, 2013 | registration required Cambridge, MA

A conference that focused exclusively on new approaches to commercializing biomedical research in oncology through financial engineering. Bringing together representatives from key stakeholder communities—including academia and medical research centers, community hospitals, the biopharma industry, health plans, government agencies, patient advocacy groups, investment banks, hedge funds, credit rating agencies, biotech venture capitalists, and institutional and retail investors—the conference was organized into...

Prioritizing Risk Management Improvements

Wednesday, June 05, 2013 - Thursday, June 06, 2013 | registration required Seaport Boston Hotel, 1 Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02210

Co-moderated by Christopher A. Hart, Vice Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, and Andrew W. Lo, Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management and director of the LFE, this conference focused on a key component of risk management: the development of more effective, efficient, and persuasive ways to prioritize risk. The conference...