CBMRT Biomedical Transparency Summit
CBMRT hosts an annual summit series, the Biomedical Transparency Summits, in the US and EU. These summits represent a unique opportunity for stakeholders in the research ecosytem to connect, collaborate and update on major aspects of research transparency. Representatives include stakeholders such as research funders and policy makers, government departments, technology developers, editors, publishers, industry leaders and academia.
We are delighted that Dr Leslie McIntosh, Founder and CEO of Ripeta, and Mark Hahnel, CEO and Founder of Figshare (both Digital Science portfolios) will be speaking at the next event to be held on 24 January 2020 at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC. Join them for their panel discussion at 12.30pm to hear their thoughts on ‘Innovations in Research Sharing‘.
Mark Hahnel, CEO and Founder, Figshare
Mark is the CEO and founder of Figshare, which he created whilst completing his PhD in stem cell biology at Imperial College London. Figshare currently provides research data infrastructure for institutions, publishers and funders globally. He is passionate about open science and the potential it has to revolutionise the research community.
Dr Leslie McIntosh, CEO and Founder, Ripeta
Dr. Leslie McIntosh, PhD, MPH, founder and CEO of Ripeta, is an internationally known consultant, speaker, and researcher passionate about mentoring the next generation of data scientists. She is active in the Research Data Alliance, grew the St. Louis Machine Learning and Data Science Meetup to over 1500 participants, and was a fellow with a San Francisco based VC firm. She recently concluded as the Director of Center for Biomedical Informatics (CBMI) at Washington University in St. Louis where she led a dynamic team of 25 individuals facilitating biomedical informatics services. Dr. McIntosh has a focus of assessing and improving the full research cycle (data collection, management, sharing, discoverability) and making the research process reproducible. She holds a Masters and PhD in Public Health with concentrations in Biostatistics and Epidemiology from Saint Louis University.