PRECeDI Seminar: Policy development in Personalized Medicine

donderdag 15 maart 2018 10:00 - 16:15

PRECeDI: Personalized prevention of chronic diseases

Seminar: Policy development in Personalized Medicine


10.00-10.15 Welcome Speeches (Martine de Bruijne, VUMC)

10.15-10.30 General overview of the PRECeDI project, (Stefania Boccia, UCSC)

10.30-11.15 Chair: Martina Cornel, VUMC
Challenge 1: The promise of OMICS in Personalised Medicine: achieved results, current challenges and potential public-private collaboration for future application
Identification of biomarkers for the prevention of chronic diseases (Cornelia Van Duijn, ERASMUSMC)
How to establish fruitful collaboration between academic/research organization and private companies: current needs to advance research and innovation (Paolo Gazzaniga, ASSOBIOMEDICA)

11.15 Coffee break

11.30-12.15 Chair: Stefania Boccia, UCSC
Challenge 2: Prioritising in Personalised Medicine
Prioritising useful applications in genomic screening. (Martina Cornel, VUMC)
Challenges in the implementation of personalised medicine: some concepts and issues (Ron Zimmern, PHG Foundation)

12.15-13.00 Chair: Roza Adany, UD
Challenge 3: Strategies for integrating personalized medicine in health systems
How to identify efficient and effective organizational models that integrate genomic information in Personalised Medicine: A health technology exercise? (Paolo Villari, SAPIENZA)
Designing the health system of the future: the challenge and the opportunities of Personalised Medicine in contributing to sustainable, resilient and effective health systems (Walter Ricciardi, ISS)

13.00-14.00 Lunch

Round Table - Fostering innovation in Personalised Medicine: what is the impact for our health systems?
Introduction and Chair: Anant Jani (BVHC, Oxford)

• Natasha Azzopardi Muscat (EUPHA President) Which challenges to foster Personalised Medicine and its impact on health systems as the translators of biomedical innovation
• Dick Willems (AMC) (Co-Chair Amsterdam Public Health research institute programme Personalized Medicine) Translating personalised medicine into everyday health care (and the other way around)
• Martine de Bruijne (Director Amsterdam Public Health research institute) Value Based Health Care at VUMC: new insights
• Tessel Rigter (VUMC; Netherlands Institute for Public Health and the environment) Pharmacogenomics as example of personalized medicine: (when) is it eligible or not?
• Stefania Boccia (UCSC) Italian Plan For Innovation of health system based on -omic sciences: the example of Lynch syndrome and hereditary breast cancer paths
• Ma'n H. Zawati (McGill) Mobile health applications for both consumer uses and research
• Jim Roldan (LinkCare) Technological application / collaboration academic-SME for innovative solutions
• Denis Horgan (EAPM) Regulating the Future in the era of personalisation of healthcare
• Maurizio Genuardi (UCSC- Italian Society of Human Genetics) Education of health care professionals

16.00-16.15 Conclusions (Martina Cornel, VUMC)

Attendance is free, but please register in time as seats are limited and we can inform the catering.
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Location: VU University, Boelelaan 1105, Amsterdam, E wing, 1st floor, room 1E-24, ‘Filmzaal’
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The Personalized pREvention of Chronic DIseases consortium (PRECeDI) project is funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange) under the grant agreement N°645740.