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Global Conference 2005

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William  Haseltine William Haseltine
President, Haseltine Associates, Ltd.; former CEO, Human Genome Sciences

William Haseltine is Chairman and CEO of Haseltine Associates, Ltd. and President of the William A. Haseltine Foundation for Medical Sciences and the Arts. He is a professor at The Scripps Research Institute and sits on the board for the Institute for One World Health. In 1992, he founded Human Genome Sciences, serving as its chairman and CEO until October 2004. A Harvard University faculty member from 1976-1993, he created and served as chair of two academic departments — the Division of Cancer Pharmacology and the Division of Human Retrovirology — at Harvard′s Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Haseltine founded The Journal of AIDS Research and Retrovirology and The Journal of Regenerative Medicine. He has received numerous awards and honors for his research on cancer, AIDS, and biotechnology. His active business career includes establishing seven biotechnology companies, among them, Dendreon, Diversa, and Human Genome Sciences and participating in the formation of another 20, including Medimmune, as a Healthcare Ventures advisor. Active in the scientific and public policy communities, he sits on numerous boards. Haseltine did graduate and postgraduate work with Nobel laureates James Watson, Walter Gilbert and David Baltimore. Haseltine earned his Ph.D. in biophysics from Harvard University.

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