McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Bluefish and Hasenpfeffer
Insights into Career Development

  • Seminar Information


Monday, October 19, 2015


4:00 pm to 5:30 pm


MDCL 3020


  • Dr. Steve Gyorffy | Director of Oncology, Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd.
  • Dr. Ted Witek | Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships, Clinical and Medical Affairs, Theravance, Inc.; Senior Fellow, Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto; Adjunct Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Faculty of Pharmacy; Past President and Chief Executive Officer, Boehringer Ingelheim in Canada Ltd.

Learning Objectives:

  • To gain understanding of career development in science and the pharmaceutical industry
  • How your scientific knowledge and skills may prepare you for a future outside of academia
  • How new agents are funded and made accessible to patients?
  • Become familiar with challenges beyond drug registration and bridging the "second valley of death" for the pharmaceutical industry

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

Sara Sellers
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706

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