FORA.tv Speaker - Stephen Friend

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Biography

President, Co-Founder and Director of Sage Bionetworks. Dr. Friend is the President of Sage Bionetworks. He is an authority in the field of cancer biology and a leader in efforts to make large scale, data-intensive biology broadly accessible to the entire research community. Dr. Friend has been a senior advisor to the NCI, several biotech companies, a Trustee of the AACR and is a AAAS and Ashoka Fellow as well as an editorial board memeber of Open Network Biology. Dr. Friend was previously Senior Vice President and Franchise Head for Oncology Research at Merck & Co., Inc. where he led Merck’s Basic Cancer Research efforts. Prior to joining Merck, Dr. Friend was recruited by Dr. Leland Hartwell to join the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Seattle Project, an advanced institute for drug discovery. While there Drs. Friend and Hartwell developed a method for examining large patterns of genes that led them to co-found Rosetta Inpharmatics in 2001. Dr. Friend has also held faculty positions at Harvard Medical School from 1987 to 1995 and at Massachusetts General Hospital from 1990 to 1995. He received his B.A. in philosophy, his Ph.D. in biochemistry and his M.D. from Indiana University.

9 Programs

Building Beyond Expert Guilds: Imagine What We Can Do

04.25.13 | 00:21:58 min | 0 comments

Redefining How We Build Better Maps of Disease

04.21.12 | 00:58:01 min | 0 comments

Redefining How We Build Better Disease Maps - Next Steps

04.21.12 | 00:29:21 min | 0 comments

Re-Designing Pre-Competitive Drug Discovery

04.21.12 | 00:55:33 min | 0 comments

Why Can't We Build Better Models of Disease

04.20.12 | 00:14:53 min | 0 comments

Stephen Friend: Congress Summary Keynote

04.16.11 | 00:35:06 min | 0 comments

Sage Bionetworks Audience Questions & Discussions

04.15.11 | 00:16:46 min | 0 comments

Stephen Friend: Achievements of the Past Year

04.15.11 | 00:28:01 min | 0 comments