Richard Doll Society Conference 2019 to explore ‘Personalised medicine: your genes vs. big data’
Green Templeton College’s Richard Doll Society has announced its 2019 conference will be themed: Personalised medicine: your genes vs. big data.
The conference will be held at Green Templeton on Saturday 26 October 2019 from 09:30.
It will feature a range of world leading speakers from the University of Oxford and beyond, and an ethics discussion panel. Several of the speakers were directly involved in the 100,000 Genomes Project, promising a stimulating day discussing the future of medicine.
Among the speakers is Green Templeton Senior Research Fellow Professor John Mattick, former Chief Executive of Genomics England, who will be sitting on the ethics panel alongside Dr Federica Lucivero and Dr Gabrielle Samuel.
The conference is open to all members of the University and hospitals. Tickets are free with a £15 deposit which is refundable on attendance. A free lunch will be provided.
The Richard Doll Society is the medical society of Green Templeton, open to all members of the college, past and present. It organises several dinners, speaker meetings and other events throughout the year.
Sir Richard Doll was the founding Warden of Green College, which merged with Templeton College to form Green Templeton College in 2008.
A world-renowned epidemiologist and one of the foremost scientists of the 20th century, Doll was a pioneer in establishing the link between smoking and disease, especially cancer.
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