Distinguished physicians and medical scientists mentoring Delegates have and will include...
The Grand Masters
Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D.
2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the development of a method for high-precision genome editing using the immune system of a bacterium, which disables virus by cutting their DNA with a type of genetic scissors.
Drew Weismann, M.D., Ph.D.
2023 Nobel Prize Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries concerning nucleoside base modifications that enabled the development of effective mRNA vaccines against COVID-19.
2022 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.
Gregg Semenza, M.D., Ph.D.
2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his groundbreaking discovery of the HIF-1 protein, which controls genes in response to changes in oxygen availability.
William G. Kaelin Jr., M.D.
2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovery that in VHL subjects, there were genes expressed the formation of a protein critical in the EPO process, but which the mutation suppressed.
James Allison, Ph.D.
2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovery that in VHL subjects, there were genes expressed the formation of a protein critical in the EPO process, but which the mutation suppressed.
Sameer Nagda, M.D., M.B.A.
Sports Medicine and shoulder specialist at the Anderson Clinic, team physician for the United States Women’s National Soccer Team, and was part of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion Team in 2019
Joachim Frank, Ph.D.
2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a method for analyzing and merging blurry two-dimensional images of the electron microscope into a sharp three-dimensional image
George M. Whitesides, Ph.D.
1998 National Medal of Science
Best known for his work in the areas of NMR spectroscopy, organometallic chemistry, molecular self-assembly, soft lithography, microfabrication, microfluidics, and nanotechnology
FORTUNE’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Business
Black Health Magazine’s 25 Most Influential African Americans in Healthcare
Glamour Magazine’s Everyday Icon
Wall Street Journal’s 50 Women to Watch
Michael R. Barratt, M.D.
American physician and a NASA astronaut who has played a role in developing NASA’s space medicine programs for both the Shuttle-Mir Program and International Space Station
Larry Brilliant, M.D., M.P.H
Founder and CEO of Pandefense Advisory, epidemiologist, and philanthropist. Dr. Brilliant was a key member of the successful WHO Smallpox Eradication Program and the WHO Polio Eradication Programme
Pardis Sabeti, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Harvard School of Public Health Institute who has created some of the most widely used algorithms to mine genomes for instances of human adaptation
Zack Shinar, M.D.
Board-Certified Emergency Physician at Sharp Memorial Hospital who helped helped pioneer extracorporeal cardiopulmonary (ECMO) resuscitation for patients in cardiac arrests
The Young Geniuses
The Alumni Success Stories
Florent Groberg, U.S. Army Captain (ret.)
Recipient of the Medal of Honor, who lost ~50% of his left calf muscle with significant nerve damage, a blown eardrum, and a mild traumatic brain injury
The Masters of Success and Happiness
Inc.’s 500 Fastest Growing Companies Award Recipient
Author of The Wall Street Journal bestselling book The Alter Ego Effect: The Power of Secret Identities to Transform Your Life
Recognized as “one of the top business and motivation trainers in the world.” (Inc. magazine, AndersonCooper.com, ABC, and more)
Founder of High Performance Academy, the legendary personal development program for achievers
Congressional Award Gold Medal for accomplishing over 400 hours of community service, 200 hours of personal development, 200 hours dedicated to physical fitness and living overseas for an extended period (he lived in Uganda for 4 months volunteering) all within just 24 months at age 24
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