The Future of Health - Videos of Speakers

13 September 2012

The Future of Health has been organized by the HealthTIES consortium and was part of the Zürich Life Science Day at the London Olympics 2012. The “Future of Health” highlighted emerging trends at the interface between medicine, life science and IT that will provide opportunities for personalized precision healthcare.

The Zürich Life Science Day at the London Olympics provided a broad overview of the newest trends, cutting-edge research and business opportunities in Life Sciences. It took an in-depth look at one of the leading Life Science centres in Europe: Zürich.

The first event of the Life Science Day was entitled "The Future of Health". This event gave a view on the future of modern healthcare by presenting important scientific and technical advances that are likely to influence healthcare in the near future. The Future of Health was organized by the HealthTIES consortium.

Introduction to the Future of Health event at the Zurich Life Science Day, House of Switzerland during the 2012 Olympics by Ernst Hafen, ETH Zurich

Thomas Heiniger, Canton of Zurich: Welcome Address

Lord Daniel Brennan QC, UK Parliament: Health and Politics

Hagan Bailey, University of Oxford and Oxford Nanopore Inc.: Towards the 100$ Genome

Peter Walton, Dendrite Clinical Systems Ltd.: That Very Rare Beast - a British Health Informatics Success: The Story of the UK Adult Cardiac Surgery Database and how it has Improved Outcomes for Patients

Jane Kaye, University of Oxford: Fast Tracking Personalised Medicine

László Nagy, University of Debrecen: Personalized Medicine in Hungary: The Center for Clinical Genomics and Personalized Medicine at the University of Debrecen

Effy Vayena, University of Zurich: Connect and Conquer: Citizens, P4 Medicine and Ethics

Panel discussion of the Future of Health event at the Zurich Life Science Day, House of Switzerland during the 2012 Olympics, Gregory R. Tutton, ETH Zurich