Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT
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Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center 
1657 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01701

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Marlana Voerster 
MetroWest Life Sciences Network 
774-777-5255 ext. 107 


MetroWest Life Sciences Network Launch Breakfast 

We welcome members of the MetroWest life sciences business community to learn more about the MetroWest Life Sciences Network and to help us create a regional business networking group that will foster professional collaboration, investment and business growth among its member organizations.  


8:00 – 8:30 am  -    Breakfast & Networking 
8:30 – 9:00 am  -    Opening remarks from Mayor Yvonne Spicer, City of Framingham and Steve Gullans, President & CEO of Gemphire Therapeutics 

9:00 – 9:15 am  -    Introduction to the MetroWest Life Science Network from Co-Founder Gabriele Brambilla, CEO of Alira Health 

9:15 – 10:00 am  -    Panel Discussion

  Christopher Gilrein, Director of Business Development, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center          Philip Astley-Sparke, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder, Replimune                                                David Federici, Senior Talent Acquisition Director, Boston Scientific Corporation                                          Joe Furino, Campus Recruiting Manager, Boston Scientific Corporation 

10:00 – 10:15 am  -    Q&A
10:00 – 10:30 am  -    Networking


Those who work in the healthcare and life sciences industry as well as those who support and provide services for industry organizations.


The MetroWest Life Sciences Network is a regional collaboration of healthcare and life science-based organizations, municipalities, and economic and business development organizations located in Boston’s MetroWest.

 Our mission is to:

  • Grow an active and vibrant community of local healthcare and life science professionals
  • Drive collaboration, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the region
  • Create economic opportunities across MetroWest

 For more information or to join MWLSN, please contact Gabriele.brambilla@alirahealth.com


  • Alira Health
  • King Street Properties
  • MetroWest Medical Center
  • Middlesex Savings Bank
  • Sanofi