The future of healthcare and how to design it
An in-person event designed for future doctors and scientists - looking into the future and designing a new Healthcare concept - from artificial intelligence to Robo-doctors!
Sunday 23rd July 2023, 10:00am - 3:30pm (HKT)
Venue: Oonique, 11/F, Kyoto Plaza, 491-499 Lockhart Rd, Causeway Bay.
Tomorrow's medicine and how to unlock it
Imagine a world where robo-doctors assist in diagnosis and treatment, where virtual reality revolutionises medical education, where personalised medicine based on our DNA leads to the next generation of cancer treatment.
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Are you a medical school or biosciences applicant passionate about tomorrow's healthcare? Get ready to discover what's happening at the forefront of medical advancements, and join us for a thrilling expedition into what's shaping this new era of medicine and science.
Get to experience the FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE and find out how you can be part of it!
Explore the applications of AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) in healthcare and surgery
Debate the implications of genetic editing on babies and the ethics of "designer babies" and artificial wombs
Explore the potential impact of machine learning and artificial intelligence on healthcare systems
This one-of-a-kind event is tailored specifically for aspiring students aiming to apply to renowned universities in the UK and Hong Kong.
Renowned scientists, doctors and geneticists from the UK will be with you in person, in Hong Kong, to share some of their most futuristic ideas when it comes to the "NEW Healthcare".
The event will delve into the ideas, technologies and trends that are shaping tomorrow's medical environment - from robotics and virtual reality to genetic editing and machine learning.
Learn from trailblazing experts, unlock the boundless possibilities that lie ahead and get ready to be a future disruptor in healthcare.
Step inside a fully virtual clinic, use artificial intelligence to manipulate human embryos in 3D or simulate heart surgery using virtual reality.
You'll have the chance to try everything yourself using our dedicated Virtual Reality equipment. Are you ready to see the future of Healthcare?
Try out our
VR Medical teaching experience
Plan your own heart surgery in VR, guided by our doctors and professors
Enter a virtual health clinic in the Metaverse, manipulate human embryos in 3D
DR MARK KRISTIANSEN
Associate Professor at University College London (UCL), Head of UCL Genomics
As Head of the Genomics Facility at the prestigious Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Diseases in Children, Dr Kristiansen has made significant contributions to the field of genetics. He currently oversees the largest DNA sequencing facility in Europe and contributes to the UCL community through teaching and mentorship.
He will enlighten attendees about the remarkable possibilities offered by our DNA, including next-generation therapies tailored to individual genetic profiles. Dr. Kristiansen will also share his personal journey and reveal the pivotal moments that led him to become a scientist, offering an inspiring perspective on pursuing a career in this extraordinary field.
DR BOGDAN CHIVA GIURCA
Clinical Doctor, Harvard GHI Collaborator, NHS Clinical Entrepreneur
London-based and award-winning Dr Bogdan Chiva Giurca has authored three medical textbooks and is the Global Alliance and Clinical Champion Lead for Social Prescribing. Alongside his clinical duties, he has also undertaken various projects in fields such as Global Health and Healthcare Teaching.
With his extensive expertise, Dr Bogdan will delve into subjects such as mental health in healthcare, preventative healthcare, and the differences in healthcare systems around the world. Importantly, he will also share invaluable university application tips relevant to all aspiring medical and science students.
DR TEODORA POPA
Scientist (Genetics), Teaching Fellow at University College London (UCL)
As the leader of the Master's program in Personalised Medicine at University College London, Teodora is at the forefront of integrating the latest technologies, such as virtual reality and artificial intelligence, into science and medical education.
Teodora is passionate about inspiring the next generation of bio-entrepreneurs and challenging gender stereotypes in STEM fields. Her efforts extend beyond her research, as she organises events worldwide to connect aspiring minds with esteemed scientists, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders.
At Medefine's event, she will share her insights on the future of medicine, artificial intelligence in healthcare, genetic engineering, and inspiring the next generation of young doctors, researchers and scientists. Teodora's multifaceted expertise will also touch on biosciences applications and the exciting life of a scientist, alongside a demonstration of exploring the metaverse using a VR headset, providing an immersive and visionary learning experience like no other.
Why should you attend this event?
Know what the future of healthcare will look like
Learn about the latest technologies in healthcare: artificial intelligence algorithms used to prescribe the most effective drugs, genetic engineering for DNA mutations, editing the genome of human embryos, artificial wombs, animals which glow in the dark and using genomics to find new cancer therapies.
A unique university application
You are the next generation of healthcare leaders! Showing that you know what the future is about will look like will certainly make your university application stand out.
For Medical School applicants
Being aware of the latest technologies is paramount for tomorrow's healthcare. by being able to harness technology and automate tasks, doctors are winning more time to spend with their patients. Technology will definitely play a big role in treatment decisions, as well as in prescribing, surgery and most importantly, prevention.
For Biosciences applicants
Your role as a future scientist will be to DESIGN the future of science and contribute to it. For students interested in applying to biomedical sciences, genetics, neuroscience, space medicine, natural sciences, etc., knowing what the latest scientific breakthroughs are is of paramount importance. Did you know that AI can help us engineer genes and DNA for cancer therapies? This is just the beginning!
Certificates provided signed by UCL lecturers
Are you ready to design the FUTURE of Healthcare?
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