1. Can cell-based interceptive medicine revolutionise healthcare?
Numerous diseases, ranging from cancer to heart disease, are in urgent need of innovative medical interventions. The Falling Walls Circle Table hosts a discussion on the potential of revolutionary cell medicine techniques.
Cell-based interceptive medicine involves examining small cell samples, enabling a deeper understanding of diseases for diagnostic and monitoring purposes. These tools offer personalized medicine by selecting appropriate drugs for individual patients and even developing new therapies. Additionally, even minuscule tissue samples can provide invaluable insights into otherwise inaccessible organs such as the brain or heart.
Realizing the potential of cell-based interceptive medicine necessitates extensive collaboration. Data sharing is essential to gain comparative insights while safeguarding patients’ privacy. Advancing the field of medicine requires diverse expertise, with clinicians and biologists collaborating with mathematicians and data scientists to decipher vast amounts of information contained within limited cell numbers.
With following speakers:
- Alexia-Ileana Zaromytidou, Nature Cancer
- Stefanie Dimmeler, Institute of Cardiovascular Regeneration
- Angelika Eggert, Charité Berlin
- Nikolaus Rajewsky, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine
- Bart de Strooper, KU Leuven