26 February 18:00-19:00
Want to learn more about how your data could personalize healthcare? Want to learn more about how to build a successful biotech start-up? This is an exclusive event brought to you by the SIU in partnership with the Said Business School's Healthcare Oxford Business Network.
Join us for talks by two speakers on the challenges and opportunities institutions face in the wake of the data revolution, and how entrepreneurs and the public sector are bringing us personalized cures to cancer using big data. Come and learn about the process of building a technology-based start-up and how it can impact global healthcare as well as the significant potential of big data to revolutionize medicine.
Professor Neil Sebire Professor Sebire is Professor of Pathology at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Institute of Child Health (UCL), London and is also the Chief Research Information Officer at GOSH (CRIO). He is the director of the GOSH DRIVE unit (digital research, informatics and virtual environments), which aims to maximise use of healthcare data through a dedicated cloud based infrastructure platform and a physical space and governance structure bringing together clinicians, computer scientists and industry partners with the aim of improving child health through data and technology. The talk will outline the current status and opportunities of technology for healthcare, and address some of the current limitations the need to be overcome to unlock the potential for digital healthcare.
Charlotte Casebourne Charlotte is the CEO and Co-founder of Theolytics – a pre-clinical biotech company harnessing viruses to fight cancer – in addition to being a Board Member of the UK Bioindustry Association, which represents over 300 organisations in the UK biosciences sector. Charlotte is also the founder of Yarvie.com, and was previously a Director of New Medicine Partners. Charlotte has worked with organisations spanning three continents to translate novel life science technologies to the point of commercial viability. Her personal interests have previously led her to take leadership roles within a number of communities, including as curator of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers network; Managing Director of HealthTech Women London and HelloTomorrow’s London Chair for Healthcare and Medical Technologies. Charlotte graduated as a University of Cambridge Bioscience Enterprise M.Phil Scholar and was a shortlisted finalist for Cambridge Entrepreneur of the Year. She was the youngest listed 2016 nominee for MT’s 35 under 35 Award. There will be a networking & drinks reception after the event. The event is free as always. Spots are limited, so get registered today!