U-M to host Precision Medicine World Conference focusing on Big Data


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The 14th Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC) will take place at U-M’s Ross School of Business, June 6-7, 2018. The conference coincides with U-M’s launch of a Precision Health research initiative, which combines biomedical expertise, big data, and the social sciences enabling a comprehensive approach to providing patients with tailored health solutions.

The conference program, which will focus on Big Data, will feature innovative technologies and analyze the success of already thriving initiatives and clinical case studies that enable the translation of precision medicine into direct improvements in health care. Conference attendees will have an opportunity to learn first-hand about the latest developments and advances in precision medicine and cutting-edge strategies and solutions that are fundamentally changing how patients are treated. PMWC Michigan will include a number of sessions dedicated to data such as:

  • The Promise of Precision Medicine for All of Us
  • Transforming Big Data Into Actionable Information
  • Better Health Outcomes via Knowledge Networks, AI, and Technical Innovation
  • AI and Data Sciences Showcase
  • Health Monitoring Showcase
  • Wellness and Aging Showcase

See the complete program and speakers list. This is a great opportunity for everyone in the field to engage in important discussions on data sharing, data ownership, creating prospective algorithms, and data security/privacy, all of which will impact the future of individualized medicine.