Healthy futures goes beyond genomics

Rebecca Bazeley

30 October 2017

What are the emerging technologies poised to revolutionise healthcare in the UK? New speakers confirmed for Healthy futures: genomics and beyond will present the case for – and challenges facing – four of those 'most likely to succeed’ from the current cohort.
 
Will your local chemist be 3D printing customised drugs in the near future? How are biosensors helping to fine tune treatments with real time data? Will ctDNA testing transform care for patients with lung cancer? Plus a glimpse at the radical impact of digital technologies on health.
 
Pitching the transformational potential of four health-related technologies in our quick-fire afternoon session will be champions of these technologies from research and policy development.
 
Dr Stephen Hilton, UCL School of Pharmacy
Prof Martyn Boutelle, Imperial College
Prof Andrew Flewitt, Cambridge University
Dr Laura Blackburn, PHG Foundation
 
The full day conference on the future of personalised healthcare will include talks from Prof Dame Sally Davies (Chief Medical Officer for England), Dr Robert Green (Director, Genomes2People) and Prof Sue Hill (Chief Scientific Officer for England) plus many more.
 
Healthy futures: genomics and beyond takes place on 28 November in Cambridge. Visit the PHG Foundation website for more information and booking.

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