Precision Medicine World Conference At Duke (9.24 & 9.25)

July 13, 2018
By: Julie Poucher Harbin, Writer, DCI

The fall 2018 Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC) (PMWC) — co-hosted by Duke University, Duke Health, Johns Hopkins University, University of Michigan, Stanford University, and the University of California at San Francisco — will be held at Duke, Sept. 24 and 25, at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club. The conference brings together the thought-leaders of business, government, healthcare-delivery, research and technology into one information-rich, two-day conference.

PMWC 2018 Duke, the 15th installment of the conference, will spotlight the explosion of biomedical technologies, driving initiatives that enable the translation of precision medicine into direct improvements in health care.

Speakers from Duke include Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH, Robert M. Califf,MD, MACCLawrence Carin, PhDCathleen Colon-Emeric, MD, MHS, Lawrence David, PhDCharles Gersbach, PhDGeoffrey Ginsburg, MD, PhD, Susanne Haga, PhDMary E. Klotman, MD, Michael Pencina, PhD, Vandana Shashi, MBBS, MDSvati Shah, MD, PhD, and Ralph Snyderman, MD.

  • Track 1 will showcase sessions on the latest advancements in precision medicine which include, but are not limited to:
    • Digital Phenotyping
    • Precision Public Health
    • Pharmacogenomics
    • The Microbiome
    • Rare Disease Diagnosis
    • Digital Health/Health and Wellness
    • Early Days of Life Sequencing
    • Diversity in Precision Medicine
    • Resilience
    • AI and Machine Learning
    • Gene Editing
    • Large Scale Bio-data Resources to Support Drug Development (PPPs)
    • Point-of Care Dx Platform
    • FDA Efforts to Accelerate PM
    • Implementation into Health Care Delivery
    • Next Gen. Workforce of PM
    • Immunotherapy
    • Robust Clinical Decision Support Tools
    • Creating Clinical Value with Liquid Biopsy ctDNA, etc.
    • Neoantigens
    • Emerging Technologies In PM


REGISTER: The PMWC is offering discounts to Duke employees. Access discounted rate. Groups of 5-9 receive 30 percent off and Groups of 10 receive 50 percent off the already discounted promo rates.