Health Care

Examining Modern Medicine Series

February 21 – November 9, 2017
Multiple Cities

In 2017 The Atlantic is exploring the state of modern medicine and the science that has revolutionized treatments. This series gathers key stakeholders across the nation to discuss the future of consequential issues including personalized medicine, genomics, biotech innovations and vaccines.

February 21, 2017

  • Through the Microscope
    This Boston event examined the medical breakthroughs, including new drug therapies and health technologies, that have accelerated in recent years to transform patient care, turning formerly fatal diseases into chronic ones. Watch here.

April 26, 2017

  • Sequencing the Genome
    Digging into how the genetic roadmap is empowering the medical community to find breakthrough treatments, this event in New York City looked at where personalized medicine is headed. Watch here.

August 1, 2017  

  • Innovation Pipeline
    The Atlantic gathered stakeholders, original thinkers and trailblazers from the nation’s innovation capital of San Francisco to explore what will strengthen the innovation pipeline and what it means to put the bio into biotech. Watch here.

September 27, 2017  

  • Health + Science
    At Washington Ideas, The Atlantic brought together perspectives from policy and science to explore the state and future of health care in the US and how the public and private sectors can work together. Watch here.

November 9, 2017

  • Vaccines + Immunity
    Convened in Philadelphia, this gathering tackled questions around immunizations and how scientists and researchers can effectively engage with the public. Watch here.

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