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Leading Biotech Researcher, Entrepreneur and Investor Dr. Arie Belldegrun to Share Secrets of His Success at the Yale Innovation Summit Dr. Arie Belldegrun, celebrated Founder and former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kite Pharma – a startup sold to Gilead last year for $11.9B, has a formidable track record of advancing the right technologies at the right time. Dr. Belldegrun will be a featured keynote speaker at the Yale Innovation Summit on May 9, where he will discuss his process for launching successful biotech startups.


Big Winners and a Shared Vision at the Yale Innovation Summit The fourth annual Yale Innovation Summit on May 10 presented by the Office of Cooperative Research and Yale Entrepreneurial Institute provided a window into an expanding entrepreneurial ecosystem at Yale.

Gerald Chan Keynote: The University and Biotechnology My primary mission today, as I understand it, is to nurture the impulse for innovation that is throbbing on college campuses everywhere.


Jim Hornthal Keynote
Gerald Chan Keynote