IPHPM 2018

Scientific Program

Innovation in Population Health and Personalized Medicine

Symposium 1

CUTTING EDGE ISSUES IN POPULATION HEALTH AND PERSONALIZED MEDICINE

  1. Dietary factors in cancer prevention: from observational to intervention research -  Professor Young Joon Surh, Director, Tumor Microenvironment Global Core Research Center, Seoul, Korea
  2. Significant contributions of social factors on the innovative improvement of population health and personalized medicine. - Professor Laura Rudkin, Chairman, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
  3. Health quality metrics: settings of individual cancer management - Professor Bahadir M. Gullouglu, Professor of Surgery, Head, Breast Surgery Unit, Marmara University School of Medicine, Turkey

Symposium 2

BASIC SCIENCE AND TRANSLATION OF SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE INTO CLINICAL  APPLICATIONS

  1. Mutational Signatures as Clues to Cancer Aetiology and Carcinogenic Mechanism  - Professor David Phillips, King’s College London, UK
  2. Involvement of inherent DNA repair variations in the development, prevention, intervention, and prognosis of cancer - Professor William Au, University of Texas Medical Branch, USA, Shantou University Medical College, China and University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Tirgu Mures, Romania
  3. microRNA on post-transcriptional gene expression and on causation of health consequences. -  Professor Alberto Izzotti, Chairman, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
  4. Cellular decision-making between life and death by HIPK2 and P53 upon genotoxic damage - Professor Thomas Hofmann, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Germany
  5. Application of laboratory medicine technology for significant improvement in precision medicine. - Professor Minodora Dobreanu, Director, University of Medicine and Pharmacy from Targu Mures
  6. Application of bioinformatic expertise towards the enhancement of population health and precision medicine - Professor Jianzhen Xu, Director Bioinformatics Laboratory, Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, China

Symposium 3

CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF PRECISION AND PERSONALIZED MEDICINE

  1. Opportunities for implementing precision medicine in Europe and internationally - Dr. Alexandru-Sorin Costescu, European Commission, Innovative and Personalised Medicine Unit, Health Directorate, Directorate-General Research and Innovation, Brussels, Belgium
  2. Use of innovative approaches in personalized medicine to significantly achieve efficacy, reduced cost, and less suffering - Marius Geanta, President, Center for Innovations in Medicine, Bucharest, Romania
  3. Precision targeting of the angiogenesis pathway for an efficient intervention of cancer Professor Mark Slevin, University of Manchester, UK
  4. Integration of personalized treatment approaches to enhance clinical outcomes via correct use of natural products and therapeutics - Professor Manuela Neuman:  Head of Toxicology Department, University of Toronto, Canada
  5. Genomic-based approach for the treatment of myeloproliferative disorders and myeloid leukemia - Professor Claudia Banescu, University of Medicine and Pharmacy from Tirgu Mures, Romania
  6. Enhancement of critical care medicine using precision and personalized approaches Professor Leonard Azamfirei, Rector, University of Medicine and Pharmacy from Tirgu Mures, Romania

 

Three concurrent Oral Presentations (4 presentations for each session)by participants and Video Poster Presentations.