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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

Professor of Radiology, Weill Medical College, Cornell University; Chair, Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, NY
Professor in Proteomics, Department of Protein Science, KTH - Royal Institute of Technology; Scientific Director, SciLifeLab - Science for Life Laboratory; Solna
President and CEO, Medley Genomics, Providence, RI Chair
Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, Medical University of Vienna Comment
Professor, Institute of Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna; Scientific Director, CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna Comment

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., NY
1993-2007 Executive Director, Translational and Molecular Medicine, Pfizer Inc., NY
2007-2011 Senior Vice President; CSO, Helicos BioSciences, MA
2011-2013 Site Head, Centers for Therapeutic Innovation, Pfizer Inc., NY
2013-2016 President; CEO, Claritas Genomics, MA
since 2015 Scientific Advisory and Consulting, SeqLL - ULTRAPLACAD - Baby's First Test
since 2016 Co-Founder/President and CEO, Medley Genomics, RI

DI Dr. Michaela FRITZ

Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, Medical University of Vienna

1989-1994 Diplomstudium, Department für Werkstoffwissenschaften, ETH Zürich, Schweiz
1994-1995 Diplomarbeit, W.R. Grace Washington Research Center, USA
1995-2000 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin und Promotion, Labor für Oberflächentechnik, ETH Zürich, Schweiz
2000-2001 Postdoctoral research, Department of Chemical Engineering, Berkeley, University of California, USA
2001-2004 Senior Manager Business Development, Bioscience, Infineon Technologies AG, München
2005-2010 Leiterin des Programms Life Science Austria und Projektmanagerin, Technologie & Innovation, Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH, Wien
2006-2010 Geschäftsführerin, LISA Vienna Region, Wien
2010-2015 Head of Department Health & Environment, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
2012-2016 Präsidentin AAL Austria (Innovationsplattform für intelligente Assistenz im Alltag)
seit 2015 Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, Medical University of 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

 Studium Molekulare Biologie (Universität Zürich, Genentech Inc. - San Francisco, Research Institut für Molekulare Pathologie - Wien)
 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Europäisches Laboratorium für Molekularbiologie (EMBL), Heidelberg
1995 Teamleiter, Europäisches Laboratorium für Molekularbiologie (EMBL), Heidelberg
1997-2000 Gastprofessur, Molekulare Biologie, Universität Bologna
2000 Mitgründer und Wissenschaftlicher Direktor, Biotech-Firma Cellzome Inc.
 Zu seinen bedeutendsten wissenschaftlichen Errungenschaften zählen die Aufklärung grundlegender Regulationsmechanismen von Tyrosin-Kinasen, die bei menschlichen Krebserkrankungen von Bedeutung sind, sowie die Entdeckung entscheidender Organisationsgrundsätze des Proteoms höherer Organismen. Seine Arbeit hat direkt zu einem systematischen Verständnis von Infektionen durch Krankheitserreger sowie der Wirkmechanismen bestimmter Arzneistoffe beigetragen. Er ist ein Fürsprecher systembiologischer Ansätze in der Medizin und der Arzneimittelforschung und hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, Grundlagen- und klinische Forschung zu verknüpfen
seit 2005 Wissenschaftlicher Direktor, CeMM; Gastprofessor für Molekulare Pharmakologie, Medizinischen Universität Wien

Technology Symposium

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23.08.2018

11:00 - 12:00Open doors: #ART TEC: Interfaces between art, technology and scienceCulture
12:00 - 13:00Start of exhibition TEC-Xperience RoomPartner
13:00 - 13:10Welcome and openingPlenary
13:10 - 14:20RTI 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 - 23:00Die Presse Career lounge for students and young professionalsPlenary
21:30 - 23:00Evening 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 - 12:00Resilience - digitisation and electronic mediaPlenary
12:15 - 13:00The physics of everyday thingsPlenary
13:00 - 14:00Snack ReceptionSocial