WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center:
A briefing for business and community leaders and media regarding new commercialization developments at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Speakers are available for interviews after the briefing.
John D. McConnell, M.D., chief executive officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center; Eric Tomlinson, D.Sc., Ph.D., chief innovation officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and president, Piedmont Triad Research Park, and others.
10:00 a.m., Monday, March 11, 2013
Wake Forest Biotech Place, Atrium, 575 N. Patterson Avenue, Winston-Salem
For those unable to attend, this briefing will be streamed live over the internet at http://TCWMS.wfubmc.edu/BiotechPlace-public, beginning at 10:00 a.m. EDT. Media materials, including speaker bios with photos, background information about Wake Forest Innovations and the rest of the media kit will be available for download at the same time at http://www.wakehealth.edu/news/downloads/.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (www.wakehealth.edu) is a fully integrated academic medical center located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The institution comprises the medical education and research components of Wake Forest School of Medicine, the integrated clinical structure and consumer brand Wake Forest Baptist Health, which includes North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Brenner Children's Hospital, the creation and commercialization of research discoveries into products that benefit patients and improve health and wellness, through Wake Forest Innovations, as well as a network of affiliated community-based hospitals, physician practices, outpatient services and other medical facilities. Wake Forest School of Medicine is ranked among the nation's best medical schools and is a leading national research center in fields such as regenerative medicine, cancer, neuroscience, aging, addiction and public health sciences. Wake Forest Baptist's clinical programs have consistently ranked as among the best in the country by U.S.News & World Report for the past 20 years.
SOURCE Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center