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July 14-15, 2021
5:00 - 6:30 PM PDT


Tuesday, July 13, 2021

5:00 PM PDT

Please contact Japanese companies via the E-mail listed to arrange a meeting


Thursday, July 15, 2021

Toward Bio Digital Twin Creation Based on Causal Mechanisms

Joe Alexander, Jr. M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.C.

Distinguished Scientist
NTT Research, Inc.

Dr. Alexander has a background in both engineering and medicine. Graduating with a degree in Chemical Engineering from Auburn University, he studied medicine as a Fellow of the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at Johns Hopkins Medical School where he received both M.D. and Ph.D. degrees – the latter in Biomedical Engineering, specializing in cardiovascular dynamics.

He completed a cardiology research fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine before receiving additional training as a Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellow at Kyushu University. He later held academic faculty positions in Biomedical Engineering and in Medicine at Vanderbilt University while completing a residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt Hospital. He has also previously collaborated with The National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center as a Visiting Researcher supported by the Science and Technology Agency of Japan. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and has 20+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, working for Merck & Co. and for Pfizer, Inc.

About NTT Research, Inc.
NTT Research opened its offices in July 2019 as a new Silicon Valley startup to conduct basic research and advance technologies that promote positive change for humankind. Currently, three labs are housed at NTT Research facilities in Sunnyvale: the Physics & Informatics (PHI) Lab, the Cryptography & Information Security (CIS) Lab, and the Medical & Health Informatics (MEI) Lab. The organization aims to upgrade reality in three areas: 1) quantum information, neuro-science and photonics; 2) cryptographic and information security; and 3) medical and health informatics. NTT Research is part of NTT, a global technology and business solutions provider with an annual R&D budget of $3.6 billion.

URL: https://ntt-research.com/
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ntt-research