November 5: The Emergence of Personalized Medicine: A Revolution in Healthcare

Dr. Leroy Hood developed the automated DNA gene sequencer, which paved the way for the successful mapping of the human genome. A leading advocate of P4 Medicine, Dr. Hood’s research aims to revolutionize individualized patient care by integrating biology, technology and computation to understand complex biological systems. 

Join us for a discussion with President Aoun and this acclaimed innovator who has founded more than 14 biotechnology companies. Earlier this year, Dr. Hood was featured on an episode of “NOVA” entitled “Cracking Your Genetic Code.”  

Monday, November 5, 2012

2p.m Pacific/5 p.m. Eastern

The event will be streamed live on Northeastern Facebook page and via the video stream webpage.

Submit questions through social media for the Q&A session via Twitter using #NUSpeakers and


This event is part of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series.  To learn more about this series, click here.

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