Connecting at the Nexus of Data and Health

What do machine learning (AI), imaging, bio-storage, and identifying every bacteria, virus, parasite, and fungus have in common? They all require huge amounts of data storage and analysis.

Join us as four health and research experts discuss their use of data, how it is changing their fields, and how small companies can capitalize on it to build and sustain a business.

The health sector is undergoing a massive transition from precision medicine to bioinformatics and gene therapy, and the overall way in which patients and providers interact.

Wearable devices and “smart” technology are interfacing with traditional health, digital medicine is developing drugs that transmit data after they are taken, and treatments for cancer and other diseases are targeted to the genes of the individual patient. Research and development and the analysis and storage of biomaterial is highly technical and new tools and applications are being created constantly.

Data and analysis techniques will drive the next wave of health, and small business is key to this success. With the data and fiber infrastructure in Loudoun, this region is poised to be the future hub of health innovation technology.

Come find out why.


Sarah Price, MA, Health Innovation Technology Manager, Loudoun County DED
Keith Crandall, PhD, Director Computational Biology Institute, George Washington
Moderator: Michael Perham, Director of Innovation and External Relations, HHMI Janelia Research Campus


Crystal Icenhour, PhD, CEO Aperiomics
Nathan (Nate) Clack, PhD, Principal Engineer at Vidrio Technologies
Kristin M. Branson, PhD, Senior Group Leader HHMI, Machine Learning
Neal Koller, President & CEO Perthera, Inc.


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Signature Events

Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards

The Loudoun Chamber is excited to celebrate it’s Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on March 3, 2022. We will honor top business and community leaders and celebrate the success of the Chamber’s 2021 Board of Directors Chair, Stacey Metcalfe, Morven Park, and welcome in our 2022 Board.  View 2022 Finalists

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Chamber Classic

The 40th Annual Chamber Classic has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for nearly four decades. Held at The Club at Creighton Farms, the Chamber Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of golf on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. If your company’s target market includes senior level executives and business owners who have a passion for the game of golf, we invite you to consider an Annual Chamber Classic sponsorship.

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Small Business Awards

For 28 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. We hope you will join us to congratulate finalists and winners in 9 categories, including the top prize, at the 2022 Small Business of the Year. Winners are announced in front of a live audience of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders. This event will take place in the Fall, date TBD.     View Photos / View 2021 Finalists & Winners

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Valor Awards

The Loudoun Chamber will honor our community’s real life heroes on April 1, 2022, including several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions, at the 37th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards. Loudoun’s top business and community leaders will join us for this proud Chamber tradition, and demonstrate their respect and appreciation for these dedicated public servants and their selfless acts of heroism and service.


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