Personalize My Medicine is partnering with World Precision Medicine Congress 2017!





The World Precision Medicine Congress is back and this time offering even more exciting content. This on-floor Healthcare Track is free for all NHS employees, to enable them to get concise and knowledgeable insights into the latest updates in precision medicine and the future of medicinal technologies.

This pass will give NHS employees: – Free access to 4 fantastic hours of seminar talks as part of the on-floor Healthcare track of the World Precision Medicine Congress taking place on Thursday 18th May (14:00-19:30), – CPD certified track – Access to the evening networking reception and poster viewing – Access to the Evening Seminar on Bioelectronic Medicine – THIS PASS WILL NOT GIVE YOU ACCESS TO THE MAIN CONFERENCE, YOU MUST PURCHASE A PASS IF YOU WISH TO ACCESS THE MAIN CONFERENCE ROOMS.


Chair: Rory Shaw , Medical Director, Healthcare UK

14:00 What is precision medicine to a patient? • Become aware of patient views on precision medicine • What are some of the translation difficulties the healthcare sector are having when discussing precision medicine with patients? How can these be overcome? • How can you best involve patients in precision medicine treatment and developments? Janette Rawlinson , Lay Member, Sandwell & West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group , Member, NCRI Clinical Studies Group (lung), Board Lay Member, NIHR HSDR , SMP Governance Board Member, CRUK 14:20 Genomic medicine for mainstream clinicians • Introduction to genomics in medicine • Why should the NHS clinician bother about genomics? • Opportunities for genomics to improve patient care in mainstream specialties Hilary Burton , Director, PHG Foundation 14:40 Precision medicine, rare diseases and the NHS • Consider how precision medicine can benefit the diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases in both children and adults • How can healthcare professionals better aid in the treatment of a patient with a rare disease through the coordination with their rare disease unit? • What more can healthcare professionals do to enable to advancement of research in this field of medicine? Phil Beales , Head of Genetics and Genomic Medicine, UCL Imperial College London

15:00 Case study: Students4RareDiseases (S4RD) • Gain an understanding of the aims and methods of S4RD • How can clinicians and other healthcare professionals target medical students and get them involved in S4RD? • Scope some of the projects S4RD are currently/have been involved in e.g. 100K Genomes Project,

Phenotate, Find A Cure essay competition Lucy McKay , Founding Member, Students4RareDiseases 15:20 Networking refreshment break Patient advocacy and improving access to novel therapies • How can we improve the systems in place, to educate parents about new stem cell therapies? • Avoiding pitfalls of snake oil salesmen • FDA mandates: UK vs US • Clinical trial construction Moderator: Todd McAllister , Executive Director, Amnion Foundation

Nic Chronos , Cardiologist, CMO, Endotronix Sky Summers , Parent patient advocate Hulet Smith , Pediatric Occupational Therapist, CEO, Rehabmart Healthcare and wearable devices 16:00 A breast cancer detecting bra Rob Royea , CEO, Cyrcadia 16:20 CardioMEMS Nic Chronos, CMO, Endotronix Inc. 16:40 TBC: How Team Sky is using good data and machine learning to optimise ‘training science’ Scott Drawer , Head of Sky Performance Hub, Team Sky

17:20 Afternoon Keynote presentations and panel discussion shared with Precision Medicine & Cord Blood World Europe

Chair: Ian Campbell , Director for Health and Life Sciences, Innovate UK

Harnessing patient data using stem cells to power precision medicine Susan Solomon , CEO and Co-Founder, New York Stem Cell Foundation

17:40 The future of medicine: a conversation Joanne Kurtzberg , Director, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank, Duke University Susan Solomon , CEO and Co-Founder, New York Stem Cell Foundation Patrick Keohane , Chief Medical Officer, Benevolent Bio 18:00 Poster Viewing and Networking Reception

18:30 Evening Seminar: Bioelectronic Medicine – Technology targeting molecular mechanisms

Confirmed: Paul Peter Tak , Senior Vice President of Research and Development Pipeline and Chief Immunology Officer, Glaxo Smith Kline Peder Olofsson , Leader, Center for Bioelectronic Medicine, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet Magnus Berggren , Professor, Organic Electronics, Linköping University

19:30 End of Day 2: Networking Drinks Reception

Free to attend for all NHS employees. You will not be admitted to the main conference unless you purchase a paid delegate pass. Register your pass here!