Navigation Links
OSU to Host National Personalized Health Care Conference
Date:9/4/2008

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio State University Medical Center has invited experts from across the country to discuss translating scientific breakthroughs in the laboratory to clinical health care practice during the national Personalized Health Care Conference on Oct. 16-17.

Health care leaders, government policy makers, health care providers, researchers, industry experts, academic leaders, and consumer and patient advocacy groups will be among the more than 200 attendees gathering at Ohio State University's Biomedical Research Tower to hear from national leaders in personalized health care. Industry leaders will discuss breakthroughs in gene- based information that helps individuals prevent disease, tailor therapies and maintain health.

With a conference theme of "Translating Science to Personalized Health Care," invited speakers include Linda Avey, co-founder and co-president, 23andMe, Inc.; Geoffrey Ginsberg, director, Center of Geonomic Medicine, Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy, Duke University; Lawrence Lesko, director, Office of Clinical Pharmocology, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Edison Liu, executive director, Genome Institutes of Singapore, professor of medicine, National University of Singapore, executive director, Singapore Cancer Syndicate and executive director, Singapore Tissue Network; and Jeffrey Trent, president and scientific director, Translational Genomics Research Institute.
Speakers and expert panels will discuss:

-- Opportunities and challenges of developing targeted therapies, genetic

tests, biomarkers and other diagnostic tools to deliver personalized

health care

-- Strategies for increased collaboration between industry and academia

-- The latest developments in cancer biomarkers discoveries and the

current practice in personalized cancer therapy

-- Challenges and opportunities of reforming current health care and

creating a value-based, patient-centric health care system

Personalized health care utilizes gene-based information to understand each person's individual requirements for maintaining their health, preventing disease and tailoring therapies. It is predictive and preventive, while also incorporating knowledge of an individual's environment, health-related behaviors, culture and values.

"Personalized health care is emerging as one of the most significant developments in health care in the 21st century," said Dr. Daniel Sedmak, executive director of The Ohio State University Center for Personalized Health Care. "The conference will serve as a national platform to discuss the emerging trends and latest developments of personalized health care research and its integration into personalized health care."

Complete information about the conference program, registration, keynote speakers and personalized medicine are available at http://www.cphc.osu.edu/ .


'/>"/>
SOURCE The Ohio State University Medical Center
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. ABMAC Foundation Announces Publication of an Historic Volume Documenting the Creation of a National Health Care System in Taiwan
2. The National Cancer Institute Joins the Global Community of Scientists Now Using BIOMARKERcenter From Thomson Reuters
3. Singapore to hold international pow-wow
4. Mindray Medical International Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results
5. US Oncology Pharmaceutical Distribution Service Wins National Safety Council Award
6. PAREXEL International To Present at Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference
7. Cryo-Cell International and EndGenitor Technologies Announce Research Collaboration
8. BioMarin Announces Roll-Out of National PKU Registry
9. Medizone International, Inc. Appoints Dr. Michael E. Shannon to Its Board of Directors
10. Rosetta Genomics and the National Institute of Health (NIH) to Identify Potential MicroRNA Drug Targets for HIV
11. Yongye Biotechnology International Announces Second Quarter Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/25/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... L3 Healthcare, is pleased to announce the company is now a certified iMedNet ... The iMedNet software certification enables the company’s clinical research team to build, customize ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... , Covalent’s Analytical Services unit provides high-quality data to clients, both ... 24 hours of receipt. There are no price premiums, and customers are welcome ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... April 24, 2017  Dante Labs announced today the offer ... 850 (ca. $900). While American individuals have been able to ... Europeans can access WGS below EUR 1,000. The ... leveraging genetic information to make informed decisions about disease monitoring, ... ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... , ... April 21, 2017 , ... ... Webster Bank, today announced first round funding to three startups through the UConn ... financial support to new business startups affiliated with UConn. , The UConn Innovation ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/13/2017)... SANTA MONICA, Calif. , April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... New York will feature emerging and ... Innovation Summits. Both Innovation Summits will run alongside the ... variety of speaker sessions, panels and demonstrations focused on ... east coast,s largest advanced design and manufacturing event will ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... 11, 2017 No two people are ... the New York University Tandon School of Engineering ... found that partial similarities between prints are common ... mobile phones and other electronic devices can be ... vulnerability lies in the fact that fingerprint-based authentication ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... 5, 2017 Today HYPR Corp. , ... server component of the HYPR platform is officially ... end-to-end security architecture that empowers biometric authentication across Fortune ... already secured over 15 million users across the financial ... connected home product suites and physical access represent a ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):