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Precision medicine – medicine’s solution to diversity?

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Panel
english language

A paradigm shift in the field of medicine: precision medicine! Diversity, the basis of this revolutionary development, is significantly changing medicine towards personalized methods of treatment. What advantages does this have for individual patients? Are we seeing a medical revolution? And what does that mean for the technologies of tomorrow?

Speakers

Leiter, Abteilung für Allgemeine Radiologie und Kinderradiologie, Medizinische Universität Wien
Professor in Proteomics and Scientific Director, SciLifeLab, Department of Protein Science, KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
President and CEO, Medley Genomics, Providence, RI Chair
Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, Medical University of Vienna; Member of the Steering Committee, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Comment
Professor, Institute of Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna; Scientific Director, CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna Comment

Dr. MD Christian J. HEROLD

Leiter, Abteilung für Allgemeine Radiologie und Kinderradiologie, Medizinische Universität Wien

1973-1979 Medical Training - University of Vienna
1979 Graduation M.D.
1979-1984 Internship and Training as General Practitioner
1984 Board Certification as GP
 09.1989 Board Certification
1984-1989 Residency in Radiology - University of Vienna
 Research Fellowship in Chest Radiology and MR Imaging, Dept. of Radiology Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
1989-1991 Postdoctoral Training
 Chief Executive Officer of MUVI (Medical University of Vienna International Hospital Operations)
 Designated Chairman; Department of Radiology and Radiologic Clinics, Medical University of Vienna (from 10/2008)
 Director, International Affairs, Medical University of Vienna
 Vienna Health Council, Board Member
since 1992 Faculty member (part time), Dept. of Radiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore USA

Ph.D. Peter NILSSON

Professor in Proteomics and Scientific Director, SciLifeLab, Department of Protein Science, KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

1993 M.Sc., Biotechnology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
1999 Ph.D., Biotechnology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
since 2002 Head, Affinity Proteomics research group, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
2007 Associate professor, Biotechnology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
2011 Professor in Proteomics, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
2011-2016 Site Director, Human Protein Atlas, SciLifeLab Stockholm
2014-2017 Director, SciLifeLab Affinity Proteomics national platform, Solna
2014-2017 Vice Dean, School of Biotechnology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
since 2014 Director, SciLifeLab Autoimmunity profiling facility, Solna
since 2017 Scientific Director, SciLifeLab, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

Ph.D. Patrice MILOS

President and CEO, Medley Genomics, Providence, RI

1980-1984 Ph.D., Biology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY
1984-1987 Post-Doctoral Fellow, The Biological Laboratories, Harvard University, MA
1987-1990 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Brown University, RI
1993-2007 Executive Director, Global Research & Development, Pfizer Inc., CT
1993-2007 Executive Director, Translational and Molecular Medicine, Pfizer Inc., CT.
2007-2011 Senior Vice President; CSO, Helicos BioSciences, MA
2011-2013 Site Head, Centers for Therapeutic Innovation, Pfizer Inc., MA
2013-2016 President, CEO, Claritas Genomics, MA
since 2015 Scientific Advisor SeqLL - ULTRAPLACAD - Baby's First Test
since 2016 Co-Founder, President and CEO, Medley Genomics, RI
since 2017 Board of Directors, MedMates, RI BIO Affiliate, RI
since 2018 Scientific Advisor, Atlas Genetics, Trowbridge

DI Dr. Michaela FRITZ

Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, Medical University of Vienna; Member of the Steering Committee, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1989-1994 Master studies, Department of Materials Science, ETH Zurich
1994-1995 Diploma thesis, Washington Research Centre, W. R. Grace, Columbia, Maryland, MD
1995-1998 Research assistant; Teaching assistant, Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology, ETH Zurich
1996-2000 Ph.D. studies, Department of Materials Science, ETH Zurich
2000-2001 Ph.D. scientist, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA
2001-2004 Business development, Bioscience, Infineon Technologies AG, Munich
2005-2010 Head, LISA - Life Sciences Austria, Technology & Innovation, Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH, Vienna
2006-2010 Managing Director, LISA VR, Life Science Austria Vienna Region, Vienna
2010-2015 Head, Department Health and Environment, AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna
2012-2016 President, AAL Austria, Vienna
since 2015 Vice-Rector, Research and Innovation, Medical University Vienna
since 2015 Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Joanneum Research, Vienna
since 2018 Vice President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Dr. Giulio SUPERTI-FURGA

Professor, Institute of Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna; Scientific Director, CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna

1987-1991 Ph.D., Molecular Biology, University of Zurich
1991-1993 Postdoctoral fellow, EMBO and EU Postdoc EMBL - European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg
1993-2004 Staff Scientist, Team Leader; EMBL - European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg
1997-2000 Guest Professor, Molecular Biology, University of Bologna
2000-2005 Founder and Scientific Director, Cellzome AG and Inc., Heidelberg and Cambridge
2005-2014 Guest Professor, Molecular Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna
since 2005 Director, CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna
since 2015 Professor, Medical Systems Biology, Center for Physiology and Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna
since 2017 Member, Scientific Council of the European Research Council, Brussels

Technology Symposium

show timetable

23.08.2018

11:00 - 12:00Open doors: #ART TECCulture
11:00 - 12:00Start of exhibition TEC-Xperience RoomPartner
13:00 - 13:10Welcome and openingPlenary
13:10 - 14:00RTI TalkPlenary
14:20 - 15:40Precision medicine - medicine's solution to diversity?Plenary
16:00 - 17:30Nutrition sciencePlenary
20:15 - 21:15Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria & Summer School on EntrepreneurshipPlenary
21:15 - 22:30Die Presse Career lounge for students and young professionalsPlenary
21:30 - 23:30Evening ReceptionSocial

24.08.2018

08:30 - 09:00TU Austria Innovation Marathon: ideas made to order - 24 hours nonstopPlenary
09:00 - 18:00Junior Alpbach - Science and technology for young peopleBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Ö1 Children's University Alpbach - Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
09:15 - 10:30Seattle never sleeps: a young, booming innovation hub as this year’s guest at the Technology SymposiumPlenary
10:45 - 12:15Our digital future - how human will it be?Plenary
12:30 - 13:00Lunch snacks for the participants of the breakout sessionsSocial
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 01: The contest for key technologies - Europe's potentials?Breakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 02: Digitization and diversity - an opportunity for business locationsBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 03: Inequality and resilience in the digital economyBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 04: Gene therapy - intervention in nature or future hopeBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 05: Next-generation batteries: European leading-edge technology to leverage electromobilityBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 06: EU NIS directive and NIS act - what now?Breakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 07: Industrial energy revolution: resilience through innovation?Breakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 08: Digital literacy for allBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 09: Consequences of digital monocultures on societiesBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 10: Future disruptive technologies: challenges for modern societiesBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 11: Digital life in a physical world: rethinking digitizationBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 12: The renewability of societal resourcesBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 13: Resilience - how societies can cope with crisesBreakout
18:30 - 19:30Global Talk: #MakeInIndia - India on the fast track?Plenary

25.08.2018

09:00 - 10:30Cyborgs - when technology gets under your skinPlenary
10:50 - 11:50The resilience of democracy and democratic mediaPlenary
11:50 - 12:15Public service strategies in times of digital disruptionPlenary
12:30 - 13:15The physics of everyday thingsPlenary
13:00 - 14:00Snack receptionSocial