On February 11, join leaders from our life sciences community to discuss hot topics in data, personalized medicine and new initiatives. This special session is part of the Heart + Lung Scientific Symposium (February 11-12).
For those not attending the full symposium, a registration option for this afternoon is available and includes this session and the Alan Bernstein Distinguished Lecture featuring renowned computational biologist and genome scientist, Dr. John Quackenbush. Registration fee for the afternoon is $25 and also includes the networking reception. To register click here. The full program can be found here.
1:30-3:30 Session 3: At the Nexus of Life Science Research in BC – Collaborations Between Public, Private, and Non-Governmental Organizations
Session 3A: The value of public databases will be maximized through private enterprise partnership
Access to public health databases for innovative commercial opportunities
Maximizing value from health data – The intensification of data analytics for improved delivery of care
PHEMI’s disruptive data technologies for innovative care – a case study
Session 3B: Personalized medicine – A tangible return on public investment in health care and medical research
The frontier of personalized medicine for heart, lung, and vessel research – What to expect tomorrow
Moving biomarker discoveries beyond the pages of scientific journals and into health care
Maximizing impacts by assembling cohorts, sharing data, and practicing open science
3:30-4:30 Alan Bernstein Distinguished Lecture
Using Networks to Re-examine the Genome-Phenome Connection
John Quackenbush – Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute