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Precision medicine – medicine’s solution to diversity?

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
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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?

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
Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, Medical University of Vienna; Member of the Steering Committee, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
Professor, Institute of Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna; Scientific Director, CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna

Dr. MD Christian J. HEROLD

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

Medical Training - University of Vienna Graduation M.D. Internship and Training as General Practitioner Board Certification as GP Residency in Radiology - University of Vienna Postdoctoral Training
1973-1979
1979
1979-1984
1984
 09.1989 Board Certification
1984-1989
 Research Fellowship in Chest Radiology and MR Imaging, Dept. of Radiology Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
1989-1991
 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

Ph.D. Peter NILSSON

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

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

Ph.D. Patrice MILOS

President and CEO, Medley Genomics, Providence, RI

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

DI Dr. Michaela FRITZ

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

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

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

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

Technology Symposium

show timetable

23.08.2018

09:00 - 10:00Open doors: #ART TECCulture
09:00 - 10:00Start of exhibition TEC-Xperience RoomPartner
11:00 - 11:10Welcome and openingPlenary
11:10 - 12:00RTI TalkPlenary
12:20 - 13:40Precision medicine – medicine’s solution to diversity?Plenary
14:00 - 15:30Nutrition sciencePlenary
18:15 - 19:15Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria & Summer School on EntrepreneurshipPlenary
19:15 - 20:30Die Presse Career lounge for students and young professionalsPlenary
19:30 - 21:30Evening ReceptionSocial

24.08.2018

06:30 - 07:00TU Austria Innovation Marathon: ideas made to order – 24 hours nonstopPlenary
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young peopleBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
07:15 - 08:30Seattle never sleeps: a young, booming innovation hub as this year’s guest at the Technology SymposiumPlenary
08:45 - 10:15Our digital future – how human will it be?Plenary
10:30 - 11:00Lunch snacks for the participants of the breakout sessionsSocial
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 01: The contest for key technologies – Europe’s potentials?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 02: Digitization and diversity – an opportunity for business locationsBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 03: Inequality and resilience in the digital economyBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 04: Gene therapy – intervention in nature or future hopeBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 05: Next-generation batteries: European leading-edge technology to leverage electromobilityBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 06: EU NIS directive and NIS act – what now?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 07: Industrial energy revolution: resilience through innovation?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 08: Digital literacy for allBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 09: Consequences of digital monocultures on societiesBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 10: Future disruptive technologies: challenges for modern societiesBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 11: Digital life in a physical world: rethinking digitizationBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 12: The renewability of societal resourcesBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 13: Resilience – how societies can cope with crisesBreakout
16:30 - 17:30Global Talk: #MakeInIndia – India on the fast track?Plenary

25.08.2018

07:00 - 08:30Cyborgs – when technology gets under your skinPlenary
08:50 - 09:50The resilience of democracy and democratic mediaPlenary
09:50 - 10:15Public service strategies in times of digital disruptionPlenary
10:30 - 11:15The physics of everyday thingsPlenary
11:00 - 12:00Snack receptionSocial