Abu Dhabi, UAE

3 days / 22 lectures
8 tracks / 20 speakers
The 1st time in the Middle East!

March 22-24, 2018
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VP, Chief Medical Officer, Global Market and Precision Medicine at Quest Diagnostics, Nichols Institute SJC

Rick Pesano

Dr. Pesano is Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Global Markets and Precision Medicine. His responsibilities include oversight of research and development activities for Quest’s Infectious Disease Division as well as Companion Diagnostics (including ImmunoOncology).

Dr. Pesano is a recognized leader in Infectious Diseases (including HIV and HCV) for both therapeutic and diagnostic fields. He works closely with the CDC and several state Public Health Departments in the areas of general infectious diseases, HIV and Hepatitis. Dr. Pesano was a member of the panel that developed CDC guidance documents for both HIV 4th Generation and HCV testing.

Dr. Pesano received his B.A. in biochemistry from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. He earned his Ph.D. (Microbial Genetics) from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA and completed scientific training as a Howard Hughes research fellow (Molecular Virology), as well as a recipient of fellowship sponsor with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and National Cancer Institute divisions of the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Pesano has a medical degree from Wake Forest University’s Bowman Gray School of Medicine. He was trained in Internal Medicine and Adult Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine (international infectious diseases) at Stanford University.



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