• June 3-6, 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, California


Amir Kalali

Amir Kalali, MD

Co Chair
Dr. Kalali is a physician-scientist, recognized globally as a leading innovator at the intersection of life sciences and technology, and a convener of collaborative high-impact forums. He is a board director of both private and publicly traded companies, and advises companies in the life sciences and technology sectors, universities, and investment groups. Dr. Kalali is the Co-Chair of the Decentralized Trials and Research Alliance (DTRA), Chairman and Chief Curator of the CNS Summit, and was the Founding Chairman, and sits on the Executive Committee of the International Society for CNS Drug Development (ISCDD), one of the first independent non-profits to bring together leaders in drug development to collaborate. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego, Editor of the journal Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience, and the Lead Editor of the book Essential CNS Drug Development. He has been involved in initiatives by the Institute of Medicine, as well as the NIH FAST and the NIH NCATS programs. Previously, he was the Global Head of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at Quintiles, now IQVIA. In this role, he led the enterprise-wide strategy for neuroscience, encompassing drug development and health care services.
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