David Livingston, M.D., a renowned expert on translational research and its impact on medicine, will serve as the keynote speaker at the 2012 Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute, Inc., Annual Dinner on April 10, at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center.
Livingston is a professor of medicine and genetics at Harvard Medical School and serves as deputy director of the Harvard Cancer Center and chief of the division of human cancer genetics at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Registration for the dinner is available online.
UMKC is one of 10 stakeholders in the KCALSI, composed of research universities, institutes and hospitals in Missouri and Kansas. The KCALSI fosters relationships to facilitate collaborative research efforts and is an advocate for life sciences on all levels, while supporting economic development, technology transfer and commercialization.