Noted author and entrepreneur to speak at Portland Art Museum
11/05/12 Portland, Ore.
A look into how genetic research could impact society in the years to come
Explore the economic impact of life sciences on business and society with internationally known business leader and entrepreneur, Juan Enriquez. At an upcoming appearance at the Portland Art Museum, Enriquez will share his thoughts about the changes genomics will bring to business, technology, healthcare and society. The lecture, entitled The Future Body, is part of Oregon Health & Science University’s 125th Anniversary Celebration.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Program begins at 7:30 p.m.
Portland Art Museum
1219 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland
Tickets are $10 and available through the Portland Art Museum box office. Proceeds benefit the OHSU Foundation’s Indigent Patient Care Fund.
Enriquez is the managing director of Excel Venture Management. He was the founding director of the Harvard Business School's Life Sciences Project and his bestselling book, As The Future Catches You, provides a blueprint of how a bio-based economy changes industries and corporations.
Oregon Health & Science University is the state's only academic health and research university. As Portland's largest employer with nearly 14,000 employees, OHSU's size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support not found anywhere else in the state. OHSU serves patients from every corner of Oregon and is a conduit for learning for more than 4,300 students and trainees. OHSU is the source of more than 200 community outreach programs that bring health and education services to each county in the state.