We are delighted to have partnered up with WIRED Health to support this year’s conference. This fascinating one-day event will highlighting some of the most important people, organisations and innovations that are changing the future of health.
Combining science, technology and innovation this pioneering event explores the future of health and patient care. It aims to highlight the thought-provoking disruptors, scientists and practitioners driving new ways in how we access, provide and improve patient care.
Through its carefully chosen programme of speakers, showcase of exhibitors and the interactive Test Lab, you can discover how the health industry is evolving.
The Startup Showcase is a unique platform that allows entrepreneurs on the cusp of major influence the opportunity to present their new products, solutions and technology. Last year saw 19-year-old win the coveted Startup of the Year with FacePrint, an automated screening and monitoring tool for Parkinson’s disease using early-stage facial expression indicators. Attendees will be treated to a carefully chosen selection of startup companies presenting on stage.
Boasting an incredible line up of speakers for 2020, the day promises to be packed with revolutionary and inspiring talks from leaders in the field of health. This year’s cohort includes:
Mei Mei Hu, co-founder and CEO of United Neuroscience
Mei Mei is currently developing a vaccine for Alzheimer’s. Her company’s goal is to democratise brain health by pioneering a new class of medicine called endobody vaccines, which are fully synthetic and train the body to safely and efficiently treat and prevent neurological disease.
Angela Saini, science journalist, broadcaster and author
Saini is an award-winning British science journalist and broadcaster. She regularly presents radio and television programmes on the BBC, and her writing has appeared in New Scientist, the Guardian, The Sunday Times, and WIRED. Her latest book, Superior: the Return of Race Science, was published in 2019, and her previous book, Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong, has been translated into eleven languages.
Heidi Larson, Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science and director of The Vaccine Confidence Project
Larson is the director of the WHO’s Vaccine Confidence Project, an initiative tackling the anti-vax movement. Larson headed UNICEF’s strategy for the introduction of new vaccines and is the principle investigator of the project ensuring deployment, acceptance and compliance of an Ebola vaccine trial in Sierra Leone.
Edward Chang is the Bowes Biomedical Investigator and Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco
Chang’s clinical expertise is surgical therapies for epilepsy, pain, and brain tumours – his latest work has shown a way to translate brain activity into speech.
Taking place on 25 March at Kings Place, London, WIRED Health is an unmissable event for those interested in the future of health and patient care. You can find out more at wired.uk/health-event.
WIRED Health are offering 20% off your ticket with code OTMag20!
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