The VPHi at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF)

VPHi will present and moderate a talk titled "The future of healthcare is digital" at the EuroScience conference offering a platform for interdisciplinary and intersectional debate about scientific culture, research and innovation.

Next Thursday, the 13th of June, the VPHi will present and moderate a talk titled "The future of healthcare is digital" at the EuroScience Open Forum in Katowice, Poland. This talk will provide a glimpse into the future of healthcare and demonstrate how in silico medicine can revolutionise personalised treatments, allowing for cost- and time-efficient healthcare, virtual clinical trials for new drugs and devices, enhanced medical training, surgical intervention planning, and much more.

Speakers of the session will be:

  • Liesbet Geris, Professor of Biomechanics and Computational Tissue Engineering at the University of Liege and KU Leuven, and director of the Virtual Physiological Human Institute, Belgium;
  • Cristina Curreli, Researcher at the Medical Technology Laboratory at Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli in Bologna, Italy;
  • Wouter Huberts, Associate Professor at the department of biomedical engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands;
  • Zita van Horenbeeck, PhD student at the Centre for Sociological Research at KU Leuven, Belgium.

Davide Montesarchio, Science Communicator at VPHi, will moderate the talk.

EuroScience Open Forum is a biennial meeting designed to offer a platform for interdisciplinary and intersectional debate about scientific culture, research, and innovation. The conference aims to explore the connections between science and society, the conditions for conducting research, and their impact on European society.

Access to the conference is free upon registration.

Further details, pictures, and videos from the conference will be available in the following weeks.



Date: 07/06/2024 | Tag: | News: 1588 of 1588
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