Don Rule

Don Rule

Don founded Translational Software® to accelerate the use of molecular diagnostics. Prior to this he had a 14 year career at Microsoft, holding a variety of roles in providing Internet access to MSN, pioneering Virtual Private Networking products, and integrating Instant Messaging with Voice Over IP networks. Don founded the BioIT Alliance from within Microsoft to accelerate collaboration in translational research.

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Nov 07-09: AMP Annual Meeting

The Translational Software Team will be at the 2019 AMP Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD.  "The AMP meeting is the premier gathering for molecular professionals, and this year’s meeting will be a special one for us. Our 25th anniversary will be a celebration of our close-knit community and of the technical advancements and legislative achievements we’ve shared over the years. It’s also an opportunity for us to look to the future, and to explore how we can continue providing the highest quality of care for our patients in an evolving medical landscape." Click here to learn more about the AMP Annual Meeting

Oct 16-18: ESPT CONGRESS

The Translational Software Team will be at the 5th ESPT Congress in Seville, Spain.  "The 5th International Congress of the European Society for Pharmacogenomics and Personalised Therapy (ESPT 2019) will be held from Wednesday October 16 to Friday October 18 in Seville, Spain. The ESPT 2019 congress will again bring together leading international scientists and healthcare professionals who are actively working in the fields of Pharmacogenomics and Personalised Therapy. After successful events in the previous years (Catania 2017, Budapest 2015, Lisbon 2013, Bled 2011), we are very happy to have our 2019 meeting in Spain, in collaboration with the Spanish Society for Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics (SEFF). The theme of the ESPT 2019 congress is Precision Medicine and Personalised Health.  " Click here to learn more about the 2019 ESPT Congress

Oct 15-19: ASHG Annual Meeting

The Translational Software Team will be at the 2019 ASHG Annual Meeting in Houston.  "The 69th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, from Tuesday, October 15 through Saturday, October 19. The ASHG Annual Meeting is the largest human genetics meeting and exposition in the world. This year’s meeting is expected to attract over 6,500 scientific attendees, plus almost 250 exhibiting companies. The meeting provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of cutting-edge science in all areas of human genetics." Click here to learn more about the ASHG Annual Meeting

Jun 11-12: Precision Medicine Leaders Summit

The Translational Software Team will be at the 2019 Precision Medicine Leaders Summit in Philadelphia, PA.  "Welcome to the Precision Medicine Leaders Summit website. As you can see we have a new site which will enable you to glean more information on our events in 2019. Yes, that’s right we are holding three events this year. Building on the success of the past meetings in San Diego and Jersey City we are excited to announce we will be holding events in PA, CA, and TX." Click here to learn more about the Precision Medicine Leaders Summit

Jun 06-07: CPIC Meeting

The Translational Software Team will be at the 2019 CPIC Meeting in Memphis, TN.  "The Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC®) Meeting will be held in Memphis, TN at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on June 6th (full day) and June 7th (1/2 day). CPE and CME will be offered. Information, including registration and hotel information, is available here. Early bird registration is now open and is $75.00. The deadline is April 1, 2019. Regular registration will open April 2, 2019 and is $150.00. The deadline is May 1, 2019." Click here to learn more about the CPIC Meeting

Apr 30- May 01: Executive War College

The Translational Software Team will be at the 24th Annual Executive War College in New Orleans.  "Senior lab executives, administrators, and pathologists—if you attend just one event this year, make it the 2019 Executive War College. Join a superb and comprehensive line-up of sessions and speakers, designed to give you a full complement of the knowledge, insights, and action plans you need to keep your laboratory organization at the leading edge of clinical services and financial sustainability." Click here to learn more about Executive War College

Apr 03-06: ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

The Translational Software Team will be at the 2019 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Seattle.  "The 2019 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting will present both research and clinical topics that promote the science and the practice of clinical genetics and genomics. Sessions will focus on the latest discoveries of the etiology and the pathogenesis of genetic disorders, the latest developments in genetic testing and screening, the laboratory’s role in the diagnosis of genetic disorders, the treatment of genetic disorders in children and adults, the delivery of genetic services, and more." Click here to learn more about ACMG

Mar 22-25: APhA Annual Meeting

The Translational Software Team will be at the 2019 APhA Annual Meeting in Seattle.  "APhA Annual Meeting is the only event uniting pharmacists from all experience levels and practice settings, including community, independent ownership, research, academia, government, and health system. More than 6,000 attendees come together annually to enjoy robust programming that’s easy to navigate, complete with the profession’s largest policy discussions to shape pharmacy’s future." Click here to learn more about APhA   The TSI team will be hosting a welcome reception to talk all things precision medicine: Date: March 21, 2019 Arrival/Social: 6:00 pm PDT Start: 6:30 pm PDT Conclude: 8:30 pm PDT Seating is limited! Contact rick.shigaki@translationalsoftware.com to reserve your spot today.  

Feb 11-15: Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

We’ll be joining 45,000-plus healthcare IT industry professionals, clinicians, executives, and market suppliers from around the world next week at the leading health information and technology conference, HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition.