Milken Institute Global Conference


TMF has announced that CEO Jennifer Brusstar will participate in a panel discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference on Tuesday, April 29 at 2:30 PST, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. The panel, “Unlocking the Mysteries of the Brain,” will focus on the scientific understanding on how the human body works has expanded exponentially in recent decades, but the brain is not divulging its secrets easily.

The panel will be moderated by Margaret Anderson , Executive Director, FasterCures. In addition to Ms.Brusstar, participants will include:


  • Adam Gazzaley, Associate Professor of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, and Director, Neuroscience Imaging Center, University of California, San Francisco
  • Allan Jones, CEO, Allen Institute of Brain Science
  • Henry Markram, Director, The Blue Brain Project, and Coordinator, The Human Brain Project, Swiss Federal Institute for Technology in Lausanne
  • Mark Schnitzer, Associate Professor, Stanford University; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute



The 2014 Milken Institute Global Conference,is an event like no other. It is where leading thinkers in disparate disciplines gather to exchange ideas and solve some of the world’s toughest challenges.These high-powered CEOs, investors, innovators, policymakers, philanthropists, educators and scientists challenge each other’s thinking in a sweeping and ambitious program touching on topics from financial markets, economic development, energy, and global health to public policy, education, media and technology.When we mobilize the right people around powerful ideas, there is no limit to the progress we can achieve. Where others see problems, we seek solutions.



Conference speakers include: Tony Blair ,Former Prime Minister, Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Jerry Brown,Governor, State of California, Steven Burd CEO, Burd Health; Former Chairman and CEO, Safeway Inc., Jean Case CEO, Case Foundation, Steve Case Chairman and CEO, Revolution; Co-Founder, AOL, Francis Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, Robert IgerChairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company, Earvin (Magic) Johnson, Chairman and CEO, Magic Johnson Enterprises; NBA Hall of Famer; Co-Owner, Los Angeles Dodgers, Bill Simon, President and CEO, Walmart U.S., Charlize Theron ,Actor; United Nations Messenger of Peace; and Founder, Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, Steve Wynn, Chairman and CEO, Wynn Resorts ;and more than 200 others. Click, here to view all speakers.



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