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The Visionary, Summer 2016

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New Board Members and CEO Contract Extended

Looking to strengthen the organization and build upon recent success, the Lions Eye Institute for Transplantation & Research (LEITR) Board of Directors recently named three new board members and voted to extend the contract of CEO Jason Woody.

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Press Release, Lions Eye Institute Bolsters Board with New Directors  and Extends CEO Contract

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Roar Through Ybor

Race For Sight
April 16, 2016
Roar Through Ybor, April 16 2016

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10th Annual Business of Biotech Conference | Tampa

10th Annual Business of Biotech Conference, March 18th 2016 in Tampa Florida


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March 18th, 2016
7:45 AM -- 3:00 PM

Moffitt Cancer Center
12902 Magnolia Drive
Vincent A. Stabile Research Building
Tampa, Florida, 33612
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Science. Synergy. Success!

Arie Belldegrun, M.D. | Keynote
President, CEO and founder of Kite Pharma with a distinguished tenure in the life sciences field and closely involved with the founding and advancement of successful biopharmaceutical companies.

Sam Donaldson
Former ABC news correspondent and member of the Miffitt Board of Advisers conducts a conversation with Dr. Belldegrun about the exciting immunotherapy field for cancer treatment.


The Visionary, Spring 2015

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