June 3, 2020
ARUP Bio Health Caucus

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At AURP’s BIO Health Caucus, we explored trends in life science research, opportunity zone funding resources, the marriage of life science and philanthropy in global partnership opportunities. Discover the unique roles that biomedical innovation cluster and research parks play in innovation ecosystems around the globe. Translating discoveries from the lab to the market has never been more important.

Featured Speakers

Represented bio health districts:

BioHealth Capital Region (DC | MD | VA)

  • Rich Bendis, Founding President and CEO, BioHealth Innovation, Inc.


  • Nancy J. Kelley, President and CEO, Nancy J Kelley & Associates, Steering Committee, NYC Builds Bio+


  • Dawn Hocevar, CEO and President, BioCT

Chicago Biomedical Innovation Alliance

  • Catherine E. Vorwald, Director of Life Science, Sterling Bay
  • Philip Hockberger, Associate Vice President of Research, Northwestern University & CBIA

Aggie Square at UC Davis, Sacramento

  • Mark Romney, Chief Strategy Officer, Aggie Square – University of California, Davis


  • Kelvyn Cullimore Jr., President and CEO, BioUtah
  • Jonathon Bates, Executive Director, Real Estate Administration & Research Park, University of Utah Research Park
  • Keith Marmer, DPT, MBA, Associate Vice President for Technology & Venture Commercialization and Corporate Partnerships, Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization, The University of Utah Moderator: Brian Darmody, CEO, AURP