“AI and Medical Research” with Dr. François Nader

Embassy of Lebanon in London

His Excellency Ambassador Rami Mortada and the LAU Alumni Chapter in London have the pleasure of presenting a talk by Moderna board member and LAU trustee François Nader drawing on his experience and close knowledge of the state of the art in biopharma.

The discussion will center on “Al and Medical Research in Action: From the COVID Vaccine to Treating Cancer to …?”

  • How serving on the COVID Vaccine Development committee changes a life
  • How is Al pushing the frontiers of medicine and what to expect next
  • The lessons learned as an immigrant who made it to the global biopharma stage

The talk will be followed by a reception.

About the Speaker

Dr. Francois Nader is a life sciences value builder, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

He serves as chairman of BenevolentAl, Talaris Therapeutics and Neurvati Neurosciences, as board director of Moderna and RING Therapeutics and as senior advisor of Blackstone Life Sciences.

He also serves on the board of the Lebanese American University, the American Task Force for Lebanon and is the chairman of his family’s Jesra Foundation.

Dr. Nader is the recipient of the Lebanese National Order of Merit, the EY National Life Science Entrepreneur of the Year award and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. He was CEO of NPS Pharmaceuticals, which he transformed into a leading global biotechnology company focused on rare diseases.

Dr. Nader earned his Doctorate in Medicine from St. Joseph University (Lebanon) and his Physician Executive MBA from the University of Tennessee.


Limited seats available, assigned on a first-come first-served basis.

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