Recent breakthroughs in science and medicine hold promise to revolutionize the treatment of serious diseases from cystic fibrosis to cancer and diabetes. In this event, three world-renowned physician/scientists – Dr. David Altshuler M.D., Ph.D, Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia M.D., Ph.D and Dr. Atul Gawande M.D., MPH – will discuss how breakthroughs in genetics, nanotechnology, and systems science will change medical care over the next decade. What can we learn from our genes? What causes disease? How can we diagnose prevent and treat diseases before they become symptomatic? How can science increase the ability of health care systems to deliver essential discoveries more quickly, effectively, and humanely? Join us to explore these questions and learn what’s ahead in our collective journey to improve human health.
Who it’s for: life-long learners, explorers, scientists, patients, advocates, students, current and future science leaders etc.
Vibe: educational, interactive and inspirational
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