Digital tools to individualise medicine

23/06/2020

Join thought leader Eric Topol, Founder and Director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, Professor, Molecular Medicine, and Executive Vice-President of Scripps Research, on UCD Discovery's 'Zoom for Thought' 15-min chat series on Tuesday June 23rd @ 5.30pm IST (Dublin, Ireland) where he will discuss;

“Digital tools to individualize medicine”

As a researcher, Prof Topol has published over 1,200 peer-reviewed articles, with more than 270,000 citations, elected to the National Academy of Medicine, and is one of the top 10 most cited researchers in medicine. His principal scientific focus has been on the genomic and digital tools to individualize medicine.

Register for the UCD Discovery Zoom for Thought chat with Eric Topol via Eventbrite.

 

The event kicks off at 5.30pm IST (Dublin, Ireland) sharp and finishes at 5.45pm.

 

Biography:

Eric Topol is the Founder and Director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, Professor, Molecular Medicine, and Executive Vice-President of Scripps Research. As a researcher, he has published over 1,200 peer-reviewed articles, with more than 270,000 citations, elected to the National Academy of Medicine, and is one of the top 10 most cited researchers in medicine. His principal scientific focus has been on the genomic and digital tools to individualize medicine.

In 2016, Topol was awarded a $207 million grant from the NIH to lead a significant part of the Precision Medicine (All of Us) Initiative, a prospective research program enrolling 1 million participants in the US. This is in addition to his role as principal investigator for a flagship $35M NIH grant to promote innovation in medicine. He has been voted as the #1 most influential physician leader in the United States in a national poll conducted by Modern Healthcare. Besides editing several textbooks, he has published 3 bestseller books on the future of medicine: The Creative Destruction of Medicine, The Patient Will See You Now, and Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again. Topol was commissioned by the UK 2018-2019 to lead planning for the National Health Service’s integration of AI and new technologies.