Molecular Diagnosis & Therapy

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 255–258 | Cite as

Molecular Med TRI-CON, 11–16 February 2018, San Francisco, USA

  • Alison Fitches
Meeting Report


This, the 25th annual international Molecular Tri-Conference brought together over 3700 experts from academia, the pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology companies. The goal of the meeting is to introduce the latest scientific advances and innovation in drug discovery, technological and diagnostics developments, and to consider their current clinical utility and determine future directions.

The conference is a mix of in-depth short courses, a 3-day conference programme with 16 parallel tracks that is then followed by a half-day symposium with seven tracks. The parallel tracks were Molecular Diagnostic; Cancer Molecular Markers; Circulating Tumour Cells and Liquid Biopsy; Digital Pathology; PCR & NGS-Based Molecular Diagnostics; Clinical NGS Diagnostics; Sample Prep, Assay Development & Validation; Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Disease; Cancer Immunotherapy; Immuno-Oncology Biomarkers & Companion Dx; Precision Medicine; Preclinical & Translational Immuno-Oncology;...



The author would like to thank Molecular Med TRI-CON for the opportunity to attend this conference.

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The author (AF) has no potential conflicts of interest that might be relevant to the contents of this manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Adis Journals, Springer HealthcareAucklandNew Zealand

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