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Lab-on-a-chip tech, brain mapping & microbiome highlighted at translational med meeting
Date:9/6/2013

PHILADELPHIA - The Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics' 7th Annual International Symposium (ITMAT) symposium, Harnessing the Paradox: Personalization and the Science of Scale, to be held in October 2013, will address topics of direct relevance to translational science. ITMAT is part of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Speakers will include those dealing with large infrastructural investments, such as the recently funded $1 Billion European brain mapping program, as well as broad areas of scientific advancement such as systems biology, optogenetics and lab-on-a-chip technologies and specific advances in metabolism, metabolomics and the microbiome.

Garret A. FitzGerald, Director of ITMAT, will be hosting the event. The speakers and talks include:

  • Leroy Hood, MD, PhD, President, Institute for Systems Biology Systems Medicine, Transformational Technologies and the Emergence of Proactive P4 Medicine (Predictive, Preventive, Personalized and Participatory)

  • Sir Rory Collins, FMed Sci, FRCP, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Clinical Trial Service Unit & Epidemiological Studies Unit, University of Oxford UK Biobank: An Open Access Resource for Health Research

  • Frederic Bushman, PhD, Professor of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania The Human Microbiome in Health and Disease

  • Jayne Danska, PhD, Senior Scientist, Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, the Hospital for Sick Children, Professor, Department of Immunology and Department of Medical Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada The Architecture of Complex Disease: Genes, Sex, Bugs and Diabetes

  • Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD, Director, Abramson Cancer Center, John H. Glick, MD Abramson Cancer Center Director's Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Targeting Cancer Metabolism

  • Shoukhrat Mitalipov, PhD, Oregon National Primate Research Center, Oregon Health & Science University Reproductive and Reprogramming Approaches for Treatment of mtDNA Disease

  • Richard Frackowiak, MA, MD, DSc, Professor, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV) Lausanne, Switzerland The Human Brain Project: from Phenomena to Biology

The dinner speaker will be Chris Austin, MD, Director of National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.

Date: Monday and Tuesday, October 14-15, 2013
Location: Smilow Center for Translational Research Rubenstein Auditorium and Lobby, 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104
What: 2013 Full Agenda

Registration is open and is required for attendance and for participation via web. Please register at one of the following links:

  • Follow this link to attend the 2013 ITMAT Symposium
  • Follow this link to participate via web in the 2013 ITMAT Symposium

Funding for this conference was made possible in part by R13TR000047-04 from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.


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Contact: Karen Kreeger
karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu
215-349-5658
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

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