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CARS 2010
June 23-26, 2010
Geneva, Switzerland



1st EPMA / CARS Workshop on Personalized Medicine and ICT1st EPMA / CARS Workshop on Personalized Medicine and ICT

1st EPMA / CARS Workshop on
Personalized Medicine and ICT

09:30 Concepts, Methods and Tools for Personalized Medicine
Saturday, June 27, 2009
; Estrelsaal C1/2

Session Chairs:
Olga Golubnitschaja, MD (D), Heinz U. Lemke, PhD (D)

09:30 Mission of the "European Association for Predictive, Preventive & Personalised Medicine"
V. Costigliola, European Medical Association, Brussels (B)

09:45 Imaging biomarkers
M.W. Vannier, Univ. of Chicago Medical Center (USA)

10:00 Application of proteomics and genomics technologies as screening tools for the detection of potential predictive biomarkers in beta-cell failure
J. Koehn, D. Turhani, K. Krapfenbauer, Medical Univ. of Vienna (A)

10:15 Strategies in standardization of predictive biomarkers: standards for proteomics and imaging analysis
K. Krapfenbauer, D. Turhani, J. Koehn, Medical Univ. of Vienna (A)

10:30 Biomarkers for prediction and targeted prevention of Alzheimer's disease
S.A. Mandel, Technion - Israel Inst. of Technology, Haifa, I. Halperin, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, A.D. Korczyn, Tel-Aviv Univ. Medical School, Ramat-Aviv (IL)

10:45 Novel imaging technologies in early glaucoma diagnostics: potential prediction in sub-population of vasospastic individuals
O. Golubnitschaja, K. Yeghiazaryan, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Univ. Bonn (D), J. Flammer, Univ. Hosp. Basel (CH)

11:00 Break

11:15 Multimarker strategies: are we ready for prime time?
D. Gruson, Labco Diagnostics, Brussels (B)

11:30 Circulating Nucleic Acids in Plasma and Serum (CNAPS) in predictive medicine
P.B. Gahan, King's College London (UK)

11:45 Can cancer therapy ever be harmful? Prediction of pro-invasive molecular events in treated gliomas
D. Trog, K. Yeghiazaryan, H.H. Schild,O. Golubnitschaja, Univ. Hosp., Bonn (D)

12:00 Computer assisted interpretation of routine results in the predictive laboratory diagnostics
M. Kapalla, J. Varga, D. Kapallova, Negentropic Systems s.r.o., Ruzomberok (SK)

12:15 From patient profiling to patient specific modelling
H.U. Lemke, Technical Univ. of Berlin (D)

12:30 The role of insurance in predictive and personalised medicine
J. Fritze, German Association of Private Health Insurers, Cologne (D)

12:45 Break