Communicating Health Research and Personalized Medicine: visions, solutions and updates

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2nd Transatlantic Conference on Personalized Medicine: succesful, valuable outcomes and to be continued

At October 8th and 9th approx 250 life sciences professionals participated in TCPM2015. 

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First edition of the international magazine ‘Amazing Erasmus MC’ now available online.

The magazine includes many Erasmus MC highlights of the past year in the fields of research, education and healthcare. 

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Practical info for speakers and participants

Conference venue information and time frames: Check out the latest update on venue, time frame and program.

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Jeanine Roeters van Lennep, Erasmus MC, presenting on human genetics of cardiovascular diseases

As Internist, Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC Dr. Jeanine Roeters van Lennep will present in the break-out session Women’s Health on October 9th.

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We are honored to welcome Mark O’Connor (AstraZeneca) as keynote speaker

Dr O’Connor, ‎Senior Principal Scientist at AstraZeneca will present on the topic of breast cancer. He was also involved in DDReponse – New hope for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer patients.

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Combat obesity

To combat obesity, let your doctor count your daily steps. So many diseases are linked to our daily lifestyles.

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Neuroscientists will simulate neural networks as large as your cerebellum

Simulating neural networks with a computer helps us better understand how the brain works. An important application is brain rescue.

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Read about the DNA damage alarm

How does our body keep its DNA intact? Erasmus MC scientists just found a new piece of this puzzle. They discovered a novel alarm that cells use to signal DNA damage.

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We updated our Speakers Page

We are honored to present ‘our’ speakers, all representing organisations with valuable and impressive track-records in health care, research, policy and industry.

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Program updated

Over 40 speakers. Curious? Download our most recent program update for a detailed conference program.

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20110104 - Boston, Mass. - Tufts School of Medicine adjunct professor Dr. John Ioannidis, who also holds positions at Stanford University and the University of Ioannina in Greece, specializes in challenging the credibility of medical research. 

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Welcoming John Ioannidis (Stanford) as keynote speaker

Professor Ioannidis will present on the theme of personalized medicine.

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We are honored to welcome Steven Cummings (UCSF) as keynote speaker

Dr Cummings will present on the theme of Public Private Partnerships for Personalized Medicine.

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NIH puts data stitching at top of precision medicine to-do list

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has put the establishment of a way to combine data from different sources at the top of its list of initial priorities for President Obama’s precision medicine initiative.

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Why I became a patient advocate

Jan Geissler is the director of EUPATI. Led by the European Patients’ Forum, this project aims to educate patients about research and development of medicines. Jan’s story starts with his diagnosis in 2001.

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Read about EU Health Research

HorizonHealth.eu: in touch with European Research

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Strategic Alliance ICHOM and Erasmus MC

The ICHOM team is pleased to announce our new Strategic Alliance with Erasmus MC, one of the Netherlands’ leading health care providers and a pioneer in medical education and research.

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Time for one-person trials

Precision medicine requires a different type of clinical trial that focuses on individual, not average, responses to therapy. Personalized medicine: Time for one-person trials.

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Health: Make precision medicine work for cancer care

To get targeted treatments to more cancer patients, pair genomic data with clinical data, and make the information widely accessible, urges Mark A. Rubin.

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Technology supports diabetic patients

Diabetes leads to early death and poor quality of life. Patients and health care professionals will now be able to partner up and manage the illness in more effective ways.

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Women discuss cardiovascular problems

Watch the video of the Dutch Heart Foundation to help women discuss cardiovascular problems with their GP.

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Atul Butte, Director ICHS, former Chief Stanford

Hiding within those mounds of data is knowledge that could change the life of a patient, or change the world.

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Leroy Hood, President, Co-Founder Institute for Systems Biology

Systems biology and medicine – not only in the lab but in the everyday lives of people – challenges the imagination and will transform the 21st Century.

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Erasmus MC initiator TCPM2015

Erasmus University Medical Centre in Rotterdam, The Netherlands is initiator of the Transatlantic Conference on Personalized Medicine.

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