Each year the recipient(s) of the Warren Alpert Foundation Prize are recognized at a scientific symposium hosted by Harvard Medical School.

October 4, 2018 -
1:30pm to 5:30pm

2018 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Symposium

Cystic Fibrosis: From Gene Discovery to Basic Biology to Precision Medicines

In honor of Francis Collins, Paul Negulescu, Bonnie Ramsey, Lap-Chee Tsui, Michael Welsh

for pioneering contributions to the discovery of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene and to the subsequent research that led to the development of transformational precision medicines to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis.

Featured Speakers Include:

Francis Collins, MD, PhD
Director, National Institutes of Health

Paul Negulescu, PhD
Senior Vice President, Research, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

Bonnie Ramsey, MD
Vice Chair and Endowed Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine
Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Research, Seattle Children’s Research Institute

Michael Welsh, MD
Professor, Internal Medicine and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Iowa
Investigator HHMI, Director, Pappajohn Biomedical Institute

Pamela Davis, MD, PhD
Dean, School of Medicine, and Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs, Case Western Reserve University

Jay Rajagopal, MD
Professor of Medicine, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
HHMI Faculty Scholar

RSVP: wap@hms.harvard.edu


Harvard Medical School
The Joseph B.Martin Conference Center
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

Open to the Public

Seating is not reserved and is available on a first come first served basis.

Past Symposia

October 5, 2017 -
1:30pm to 5:30pm
October 6, 2016 -
1:30pm to 5:30pm
October 1, 2015 -
2:00pm to 5:30pm
October 2, 2014 -
2:00pm to 5:30pm
October 3, 2013 -
2:30pm to 5:30pm
September 24, 2012 -
2:30pm to 5:30pm