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FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg Leads Keynote Lineup for BioWest 2014 in Denver

Colorado BioScience Association will hold its BioWest 2014 Conference and Expo, September 10, at the Marriott City Center, Denver. The conference features keynote speakers Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (her ‘Update on the FDA’ keynote will occur at 4:45 p.m.); and keynote panelists Jandel Allen-Davis, M.D., Vice President, Government and External Relations, Kaiser Permanente Colorado; James Hill, Ph.D. is Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine; Len Tacconi, President, HMR Weight Management Services Corp., a subsidiary of Merck and Co. Inc.; and Russell Slifer, Director, United States Patent and Trademark, Rocky Mountain Regional Office.

The full schedule of the day’s events is found at: http://www.cobioscience.com/biowest/schedule.

Conference Registration is now open at http://www.CoBioScience.com/BioWest. Rates for members start at $325 and $375 for non-members and passes for the expo hall and reception only are $125 for members and $150 for non-members. Group rates are available for companies and organizations. The conference also includes an Exhibit Hall with over 40 exhibitors showcase new technologies, products and services to attendees; plus the Venture Showcase, where finalists pitch their technologies and business plans in front of a live audience to a panel of bioscience experts and venture capitalists. The winner, announced at the end of the conference day, will receive a $7,500 cash prize.

The three finalists in the 2014 Venture Showcase competition include:

dBMEDx - Littleton dBMEDx is developing breakthrough, real-time clinical decision and patient monitoring devices using our patented, non-invasive scanning technology. Visit: http://www.dbmedx.com.

KromaTiD, Inc. - Fort Collins KromaTiD is dedicated to creating new products for disease research, mutation detection and chromosome analysis. Visit: http://www.kromatid.com.

Mighty Oak Medical - Englewood Mighty Oak is developing a prize-winning spine technology that features an affordable and disposable option for surgical navigation. Visit: http://www.mightyoakmedical.com.

Link to the related August 19th Business Wire release.