Program Future Medicine 2017

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08:00 Admission and beginning of exhibition and networking

09:00 Opening: 
Sebastian Turner, Publisher, Der Tagesspiegel 
Prof. Martin Lohse, Spokesperson of the Executive Board, Berlin Institute of Health (BIH)

09:10 Welcome Address: Dr. Georg Schütte, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

09:25 Moderation: Susan E. Knoll, Verlag Der Tagesspiegel


09:30 Session 1: Precision Medicine and Predictive Models

09:30 Keynote: Joel Dudley PhDIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City

09:45 Short Presentations 

Jaideep DudaniMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston
Enabling precision cancer medicine through paired protease-based biomarkers and therapeutics

Prof. Frederick KlauschenCharité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Integrated Analysis of Morphological and Molecular Tumor Properties Through Machine Learning

Till Hülnhagen, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin
Toward Precision Diagnostics Using Ultrahigh Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Li Li, PhD, Harvard Medical School, Boston

Jin Hyung Lee, PhD, Stanford University

Dr. Helena Radbruch, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Tõnu Esko, PhDUniversity of Tartu

Diana HeinrichsLindera GmbH, Berlin
Mobility in the age of personalized care for the elderly 

Mahsa Moein, PhD, University of Luxembourg
Metabolic Decoding of Calcium Signals in Electrically Non-Excitable Cells

Dr. Anton G. Henssen, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Shuffle up and deal – How recombinases rearrange pediatric tumor genomes

Prof. Frank Tüttelmann, University Hospital of Muenster

Dr. Ulrike Sack, Bayer AG, Berlin
Tackling survival signaling – cancer’s achilles heel

Dr. Michal Or-Guil, Humboldt University of Berlin

Dr. Elizabeth FordBrighton and Sussex Medical School
Using astrophysics to close the ”diagnosis gap” for dementia in UK general practice

Prof. David Capper, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin 

Dr. Daniel Freitag, Bayer AG, Berlin
Leveraging nature’s randomized trials for drug discovery

Dr. Nicolle KränkelCharité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Neutrophils in acute myocardial infarction – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Florian HerseMax Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin
Early prediction in preeclampsia

Dr. Mustafa Diken, TRON – Translational Oncology at the University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz gGmbH

Dr. Felix B. Schwarz, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin 
High Resolution Patient Equivalent 3D-Printed Phantoms for Computed Tomography and Radiation Therapy

Linda SundermannBielefeld University
Onctopus: Reconstructing Subclonal Compositions of Cancer Samples

Dr. Frederik DammCharité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin  
Clonal hematopoiesis: where are we in 2017?

Atanas Kamburov, PhDBayer AG, Berlin

Dr. Elisa Kieback, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin
TCR gene therapy for cancer – our way to the clinic

Piotr Bucichowski, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin


11:00 Matching Break


11:50 Session 2: Digital Health and Big Data

11:50 Keynote: Prof. Erwin Böttinger, Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering gGmbH / University of Potsdam
'The patient will see you now‘ - the digital transformation of healthcare

12:05 Short Presentations 

Santosh Hariharan, PhDUniversity of Toronto
Monitoring disease progression with predictive clinical biomarkers for Myaesthenia Gravis 

Tom Kaszemacher, PhDIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City

Dr. Felix Balzer, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
E-Health and Shared Decision Allocation

Dr. Nicolas Renier, ICM Brain & Spine Institute, Paris
Histology in the third dimension: techniques for high-throughput 3D tissue imaging and data analysis

Simon MoosburnerCharité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Virtual & Mixed Reality: The Next Milestone in Surgery?

Ásmundur Oddsson, PhDdeCODE genetics, Reykjavik

Prof. Thomas NeumuthInnovation Center Computer Assisted Surgery, Universität Leipzig
Model-based computer-assisted Therapy

Dr. Julius Emmrich, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Dr. Jörg LippertBayer AG, Berlin

Dr. Matthieu-P. Schapranow, Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering gGmbH, Potsdam
Smart Data for Smart Doctors: How Algorithms Support Fighting Complex Diseases

Dr. Samuel Knauss, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Dr. Gandolf Finke, Fosanis GmbH, Berlin
Transforming cancer care with digital patient engagement

Dr. Sarah Feger, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Deep learning for cardiac CT

Dr. Baher Al HakimMedicus AI GmbH, Vienna
The robot will see you now; a short exploration into the exciting future of AI in health

Keno Kyrill Bressem, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Using Big Data to identify Missed Care Opportunities

Dr. Stephan von Schorlemer, Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering gGmbH, Potsdam


13:00 Lunch Break


14:30 Political Keynote: Michael Müller, Governing Mayor of Berlin

14:45 Session 3: Stem Cells and Human Disease Modeling

14:45 Keynote: Prof. Margaret BuckinghamInstitut Pasteur, Paris
The behaviour of skeletal muscle stem cells

15:00 Short Presentations 

Dr. Christopher EskInstitute of Molecular Biotechnology Austria (IMBA), Vienna
Parallel in vivo screening for rapid gene function discovery

Stefanie Seelk, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin
The histone-chaperone LIN-53 has a dual function in regulating aging and muscle development

Christopher Patzke, PhD, Stanford University
The conditional KO approach: Cre/Lox technology in human neurons

Dr. David SebingerCharité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin / BIH
Neuronal in vitro models for inherited obesity

Darío Garcia Lupiañez, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin

Dr. Emilie PlantiéCharité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin / Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin

Miguel Oliveira, PhD, University of Luxembourg

Dr. Suphansa SawamiphakMax Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin
Heart Regeneration: Fishing for a recipe

Dr. Markus Quante, University Hospital Tübingen
Natural metabolites reverse obesity and related inflammation

Katrina Meyer, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin
Mutations in disordered regions cause disease by creating endocytosis motifs

Dr. Sylvie Picker-MinhCharité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin 
'Small Brains' – Novel Genetic Causes of Microcephaly 

Dr. Alessandro PrigioneMax Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin
Stem cell-based drug discovery of mitochondrial disease

Dr. Olaf PenackCharité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Dr. Daniela Panáková, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin


15:45 Matching Break


16:30 Session 4: Cell and Gene Therapies

16:30 Keynote: Dr. Michaela FryeUniversity of Cambridge
Discovery of the epitranscriptome: From RNA chemistry to translational research

16:45 Short  Presentations 

Raffaella Di Micco, PhDSan Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy, Milan
Artifical Nucleases in the hematopoietic compartment: understanding the biology for a better cellular product

Prof. Andreas ThielCharité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Ferenc Scheeren, PhDLeiden University Medical Center
Editing Immunoglobulin genes to optimize antibody based immunotherapy

Nisarg Shah, PhD, Harvard University, Boston

Dr. Antonia Busse, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Dr. Nico LachmannHannover Medical School
Next generation of „antibiotics“: bioreactor derived immune cells to fight infectious diseases

Dr. Kathleen BörnerHeidelberg University Hospital

Josefine GottschalkTechnical University of Applied Sciences Wildau
Long-term monitoring of chemotherapeutic induced cell reactions by ESPI

Dr. Lena Oevermann, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Fecal microbiota transplantation as a potential therapy for gastrointestinal graft- versus-host disease

Dr. Lars BöckmannUniversity of Lübeck and University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck

Julian Clauß, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin
Non-Viral T Cell Engineering for Cancer Immunotherapy by Sleeping Beauty Minicircles

Prof. Axel Schambach, Hannover Medical School

Dr. Vida Farsam, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin
MDCell – The Cell Engineering Lab

Thilo Liebscher, Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau
Online cell vitality monitoring in miniaturised cell culture


17:30 Farewell

17:30 Get Together