CHI’s 2nd Annual Global Pharma Symposium

Joey Gaspero

(Chicago) October 3, 2012 – The Center for Healthcare Innovation’s Global Pharma Symposium was October 3, 2012 at the Microsoft Technology Center in downtown Chicago. The symposium was an interactive and collaborative setting for life science and healthcare executives, entrepreneurs, policymakers, researchers, scientists, technologists, academics, and service providers to discuss challenges and opportunities facing the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device sectors in China, India, and the US. The symposium included panel discussions on Research & Development, Strategic Alliances & Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Development, and Marketing & Media.

Attendees were from organizations such as Abbott Laboratories, Astellas, Baxter Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Burrill & Company, Covance, CVS Caremark, Danaher Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly, GE Healthcare, Health Care Service Corporation, Henry Schein, Hetero Drugs, Hill-Rom, Horizon Pharma, Lundbeck, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Merrill Corp, Northwestern University, PAREXEL, Pfizer, Pharmaceutical Executive Magazine, Philips Healthcare, Rush University Medical Center, Sanofi, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Takeda, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, U.S. Dept. of Justice, and Walgreens.

Special thanks to symposium sponsors: closerlook inc., Microsoft, Merrill Corp, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, BDO, and Datatrak International.

Next year’s event will be in October 2013. For more information, please visit

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