FEAM Spring Conference 2016

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Precision Medicine and Personalized Health – New Dimensions

The Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) organised the 2016 spring conference of the Federation of European Academies of Medicine (FEAM). Leading experts reported on progress in the areas of personalised medicine and health and the big data and omics movements.

 

The ethical and social components of these developments and the patient’s view played an important role in the podium discussion. The programme and presentations are available in English.

 

 

Programme, report and presentations

Programme including abstracts and CVs

 

Report of the FEAM Spring Conference 2016

 

Dr Elmar Nimmesgern Deputy Head of Unit, DG Research & Innovation E2 Innovative and Personalised Medicine, European Commission

Connecting Europe for Genomic Health

 

Professor Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen Center for eHealth & Wellbeing Research, University of Twente (NL)

Big Data & Big Health: Personalized Medicine as a Paradigm Shift

 

Professor Manolis Dermitzakis Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, University of Geneva (CH)

The 1000 Genomes and Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) Projects: New Results and Challenges

 

Professor Andres Metspalu Estonian Genome Center, University of Tartu (EST)

From Biobanking to Precision Medicine

 

Professor Hilary Burton Director PHG Foundation, Cambridge (UK)

Genomics-based Personalized Prevention

 

Professor Michael Neumaier Institute of Clinical Chemistry, University Heidelberg, Mannheim (D)

New Diagnostics in Personalized Cancer Medicine

 

Professor Oscar Yanes CIBERDEM & Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona (E)

Metabolomics and Personalized Medicine

 

Professor Effy Vayena Health Ethics and Policy Lab, University of Zurich (CH)

The Ethics of Personalized Medicine

 

Professor Jens Nielsen Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg (S)

Assessing the Human Gut Microbiota in Metabolic Diseases

 

Professor Dipak Kalra The EuroRec Institute, London (UK)

The Increasing Opportunities for using Health Data as a Tool for Clinical Research

 

 

 

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