The 3rd International Conference on Biomarkers & Clinical Research, organized by the OMICS Group was held on July 2-4, 2012 at Embassy Suites Las Vegas, USA. Active participation and generous response from the Editorial Board Members of OMICS Group Journals, scientists, researchers, as well as experts from pharma, government organizations, and students from different groups made this conference as one of the most successful and productive events in 2012 from OMICS Group.
There were about 200 delegates representing 25 countries from different corners of the world who made this conference a big success in the field of Biomarkers and Clinical Research. The conference was carried out through various sessions, in which discussions were held on the following scientific tracks:
The conference was initiated with a series of invited lectures delivered by both Honorable Guests and members of the Keynote forum. The list includes Dr. Josip Blonder, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (NIH), USA; Dr. Marcel M. Daadi, Stanford University, USA; Dr. Ting-Chao Chou, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA; Dr. Jacob Kagan, National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA; Dr. Michael Sullivan, Worldwide Clinical Trials-Drug Development Solutions, USA; Dr. Hitoshi Sohma, Sapporo Medical University Center for Medical Education, Japan and Dr. Da Zhi Liu, University of California at Devis, USA.
- Personalized Medicine and Data Analysis
- Biomarkers in Drug Discovery
- Molecular Imaging and Dynamics
- Cancer Biomarkers
- Gene Expression Profiling and DNA Diagnostics
- Clinical Research and Bioethics
- Post Genomics: Drug and Biomarker Development
- Biomarkers Classification and Molecular Sequence Analysis
- Current Research Concepts in Biomarkers
All the above mentioned Honorable Guests and Keynote speakers gave their energetic and fruitful contributions at Biomarkers-2012. All accepted abstracts have been indexed in OMICS Group Journal of Molecular Biomarkers & Diagnosis as a special issue. Based on the theme of the conference, "Commercialization of Biomarkers", speakers recommended for organizing the future conference in the same field.
We are also obliged to various outside experts, company representatives and other eminent personalities who supported the conference by facilitating the discussion forums. We sincerely thank the Organizing Committee Members for their gracious presence, support, and assistance towards the success of Biomarkers-2012. With the unique feedback from the conference, OMICS Group would like to announce the "4th International Congress on Biomarkers & Clinical Research" to be held at DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City, USA on July 16-17, 2013.