Each Personalized Medicine World Conference (PMWC) honors figures whose leadership has significantly contributed to the advance of personalized medicine. You are cordially invited to an exclusive reception to recognize the achievements and accomplishments of PMWC 2015 Oxford Honorary, Dr. Jonathan Knowles, a global opinion leader in Personalized Medicine. Notably as President of Group Research and Member of the Executive Committee at Roche, he developed and implemented a strategy of highly effective therapies based on personalized healthcare. Furthermore, his commitment to working with public and private organizations around the world to rapidly progress the implementation of individualized health approaches is tremendous. His outstanding contributions have helped made therapies more effective through advanced diagnostics that attempt to cure rather than treat the disease.

Date & Agenda

When: April 15, 2015

Award Ceremony Agenda:

7:00PM Networking, appetizers and cocktails
7:45PM Opening words: Peter Donnelly
7:50PM Luminary intro: Jonathan Sheldon
8:00PM Words by Honoree: Jonathan Knowles
8:10PM Networking, appetizers and cocktails
8:30PM Closing


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Previous PMWC Luminary Award Receptions

PMWC 2010 Silicon Valley: Lee Hood, first DNA sequencer co-inventor PMWC 2011 Silicon Valley: George Church, Human Genome Project co-developer
PMWC 2012 Silicon Valley: Brian Druker, Inventor of Gleevec PMWC 2013 Silicon Valley: Janet Woodcock, Director of CDER, FDA
PMWC 2013 Israel: Kim Popovits, CEO, Genomic Health PMWC 2014 Silicon Valley: Jay Flatley, CEO, Illumina
PMWC 2014 Israel: Michael Hayden, CSO of Teva & developer,
first predictive test for Huntington’s Disease
PMWC 2015 Silicon Valley: Ron Davis developed R-loop Technique of Electron Microscopy
PMWC 2015 Silicon Valley: Craig Venter 1st Draft Human Gen.,
1st Complete Diploid Human Gen., and 1st Synth. Bact. Cell
PMWC 2015 Silicon Valley: Dennis Lo discovered that an unborn fetus releases Fetal DNA into maternal plasma