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BIOTECHNOLOGY: CUTTING-EDGE HEALTHCARE APPLICATIONS FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW. Tuesday 12 November 2019

9.00 - 9.30 


Welcome


9.30 - 9.40


Intro by

  • Joachim De Vos
    CEO Living Tomorrow

  • Prof. dr. Rik Van de Walle
    Rector Ghent University

9.40 - 10.00  

Keynote prof. Dr. Anne De Paepe

Head of the department of Pediatrics and Medical Genetics Ghent University Hospital & pro-rector Ugent 


Healthcare in the genomic era


10.00 - 10.20


Keynote – Prof. Dr. Karim Vermaelen


Dendritic Cell Therapy: the path towards the patient


10.20 - 10.40


Keynote Prof. Dr. Linos Vandekerckhove

Coordinator HIV Clinic Ghent University Hospital

Translational HIV medicine in transition: a phycisian scientist perspective


10.40 - 10.55


Coffee Break


10.55 - 11.15


Keynote Prof. Dr. Tessa Kerre

Head of Clinical Hematology, Ghent University Hospital

CAR-T cells, Trojan Horses to combat cancer


11.15 - 11.35


Keynote Prof. Dr. Michel Moutschen

GIGA, University of Liège, HIV expert

New therapeutic concepts for treatment of infectious diseases and pacification of host-parasite interactions



11.35 - 11.55


Keynote Dr. Olivier Henry


Program Manager Life Sciences and Medical Device Technologies at IMEC

MicroChip technology: integrated solution for new Life Science challenges 

11.55 - 12.15 


Panel discussion with keynote speakers Part I 

MODERATORS

  • Prof. Dr. Catherine Van Der Straeten
    Health Innovation & Research Institute Ghent


  • Prof. Dr. Tessa Kerre
    Head of Clinical Hematology, Ghent University Hospital

12.15 - 13.15 


Lunch


13.15 - 13.40 


Keynote Joris Vanvinckenroye

CEO Cannovex

Cannabis 3.0


13.40- 14.05


Keynote Prof. Dr. Sven Degroeve

Team Leader Machine Learning Omics - VIB

Why we should pay attention to advances in AI


14.05 – 14.30

Keynote Dr. Richard Flaaten

Western Europe Cluster Medical Lead Cell & Gene Therapy Novartis
CART: Evolution of a Revolution

14.30 - 14.55 


Keynote Prof. Dr. Sigrid Sterckx

Professor of Ethics and Political and Social Philosophy, Ghent University

Privatising the public storehouse of knowledge : Patenting human body material in Europe and the US


14.55 - 15.15 

Panel discussion with keynote speakers Part II

MODERATORS

  • Prof. Dr. Catherine Van Der Straeten
    Health Innovation & Research Institute Ghent


  • Prof. Dr. Tessa Kerre
    Head of Clinical Hematology, Ghent University Hospital

15.15 - 15.20

Closing word by Prof. Eric Mortier

Chief Executive Ghent University Hospital


15.20 - 16.15 


Reception & networking