2015 Watanabe Life Sciences Champion of the Year presentation

Roche Diagnostics President and CEO Jack Phillips presents son and daughter of Bill Eason with BioCrossroads 2015 Watanabe Life Sciences Champion of the Year award. Eason is the late founder of Roche Diagnostics predecessor company Bio-Dynamics. Bio-Dynamics flourished on Hague Road in Indianapolis in the 1960s following Eason’s invention of a point of care blood glucose monitor. The company was purchased by Boehringer Mannheim, and later acquired to become Roche Diagnostics’ North American headquarters.