Archived Seminar: The Future of Health & Medicine: Where Can Technology Take Us?
Pioneers in Biomedical Research Seminar presented by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
The Future of Health & Medicine: Where Can Technology Take Us?
Date: Oct. 2, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
From the perspective of a leading physician, scientist, inventor and innovator this presentation examines rapidly emerging, game changing and convergent technology trends and how they are and will be leveraged to change the face of healthcare and the practice of medicine in the next decade. Dr. Kraft offers a fast-paced look at the next few years of innovations in medicine, powered by new tools, tests and apps that bring diagnostic information right to the patient's bedside. A deep dive into where emergent fields such as low cost personal genomics, the digitization of health records, crowd sourced data, molecular imaging, wearable devices & mobile health, synthetic biology, systems medicine, robotics, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, 3D printing and regenerative medicine are transforming healthcare, and have the potential to enable clinicians, empower patients, and deliver better care and outcomes at lower cost.
This is a free event hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and co-sponsored by the institute's Center for Human Neuroscience Research. The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program offers the expertise of a range of scientists who are exploring frontiers in biomedical research. These seminars are open to Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic faculty, students, and staff.
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Daniel Kraft, M.D.
Faculty Chair for Medicine, Singularity University, and Founder and Chair, Exponential Medicine