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Sense about Science and the AllTrials Campaign
In a perfect world, all the research involving patients would be published, so decisions in healthcare would be made with full information. Instead, the results of only half of all clinical trials ever performed have been made public. Full transparency about methodology, results and data collected, will improve our certainty about the effect of treatments on individual patients. This talk will help you understand why this is important and what you could do to get involved.
Digital Drug Development
Wearable technology is increasingly becoming a part of everyday life in the modern world. Devices such as Jawbones and Fitbits provide consumers with real-time vital statistics. With growing pressure from regulators and payers, how can we best utilise digital technology in drug development?
Rebuilding Our Bodies: New Ways to Replace Old Bones
We are living much longer these days, but our skeletons weren’t designed to last. They bear the brunt of the ageing process and become fragile and prone to fracture and disease. This talk will discuss a new age of “Regenerative Medicine” to treat age-related disorders and the use of stem cells and tissue engineering to build new body parts, in particular new joints and eroded bone and cartilage.