Precision Medicine and Personalized Health – New Dimensions
20 May 2016 | Kursaal, Bern
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
Dr Elmar Nimmesgern, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Research & Innovation E2 Innovative and Personalised Medicine, European Commission
Professor Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen, Center for eHealth & Wellbeing Research, University of Twente (NL)
Professor Manolis Dermitzakis, Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, University of Geneva (CH)
Professor Andres Metspalu, Estonian Genome Center, University of Tartu (EST)
Professor Hilary Burton, Director PHG Foundation, Cambridge (UK)
Professor Michael Neumaier, Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Heidelberg University, Mannheim (D)
Professor Oscar Yanes, CIBERDEM & Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona (E)
Professor Effy Vayena, Health Ethics and Policy Lab, University of Zurich (CH)
Professor Jens Nielsen, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg (S)
Professor Dipak Kalra, The EuroRec Institute, London (UK)