HESI Annual Meeting

HESI Annual Meeting
9 June 2021

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

10:30 AM

Welcome and Introduction to HESI
Dr. Martin van den Berg, Utrecht University, HESI Chair of Board

10:40 AM

Recent Highlights of HESI’s Impact on Global Health and Safety Science
Dr. Syril Pettit, HESI Executive Director

10:55 AM

New Science at HESI: A Window Into New Programming at HESI
Moderator: Dr. Jon Cook, Pfizer, HESI President of Assembly

Cell Therapy – TRAcking, Circulation, and Safety (CT-TRACS) Committee: Advance Sequencing Technologies for Identification of Off-Target Mutations Associated with Genome Editing
Panelist: Dr. Mick Fellows, AstraZeneca

Collaboration on Ototoxicity Risk Assessment (CORA): Understanding Ototoxicity Risk
Panelist: Dr. Rick Neitzel, University of Michigan

Cardiac Safety Committee, Cardiovascular Biomarkers Working Group: Solving the Problem of Drug-Related Thrombosis
Panelist: Dr. Marjory Brooks, Cornell University

12:10 PM

Science Foresight: Results of HESI’s 2021 Synthesis of Global and Organizational Trends That Will Drive New Health and Environmental Needs Over the Next Ten Years
Dr. Ron Hines, Yale University School of Public Health, HESI Chair of Emerging Issues Committee

12:30 PM


12:45 PM

Panel Discussion: How Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Impact the Future of Human and Environmental Safety Assessment?
This interdisciplinary and cross-sector panel will address lessons learned and projected future impacts of the COVID-19 crisis as it relates to human and environmental health protection sciences.
Moderator: Dr. Donna Rivera, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Oncology Center of Excellence

Evolution of Nonclinical Safety Post COVID-19: A Pharma Product Development Perspective
Panelist: Dr. Larry Updyke, Pfizer

Wastewater Testing for COVID-19: An Environmental Health Protection Perspective
Panelist: Dr. Frederic Béen, KWR Water Research Institute, The Netherlands

A Retrospective View on Urgent Preclinical Research Involving SARS-CoV-2
Panelist: Dr. Simon Funnell, National Infection Service, Public Health England

Population Data Insights and Lessons Learned from Publishing Up-to-Date Data to the General Public: Perspectives From the Israeli Experience
Panelist: Dr. Meytal Avgil Tsadok, Israeli Ministry of Health / Deloitte Israel

2:30 PM

Closing Comments from HESI
Dr. Martin van den Berg, Utrecht University, HESI Chair of Board


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