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Precision Medicine Possible Workshop Topics

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Possible Workshop Topics


1. Trends in Precision Medicine

  • Phenotyping in Precision Medicine
  • Precision Diagnosis
  • Biomarkers in Precision Medicine
  • Precision Medicine in Diseases
  • Role of Nanomedicine in Precision Medicine
  • Computational Approaches and Handling of Big Data in Precision Medicine
  • Commercial and Market Access Considerations in Precision Medicine
  • Policies and Ethical Issues in Precision Medicine
  • Precision Medicine for Population Health
  • Open-source Platforms for Precision Medicine 
  • Data Standardization

2. Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS): Enabling Precision Medicine

  • Technicalities and Chemistries of NGS
  • NGS Data Analysis
  • Reference Databases for Disease Associations and Drug Response
  • Applications of NGS in Precision Medicine
  • Regulatory Concerns With NGS Clinical Genomics
  • Standardization in Next-generation Sequencing

3. Cancer Genetic Screening and Ethical Considerations for Precision Medicine

  • Genetic Testing in Hereditary Cancers
  • Ethical Issues Related to Cancer Genetic Screening

4. Image-Based Modeling and Precision Medicine

  • Biomedical Visualization
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Medical Simulation
  • Multiscale Engineering in Biology
  • Visible Human Project
  • Image-Based Models
  • Functional Anatomy Simulation
  • Cells and Subcellular Systems
  • End User Applications

5. Data Management for Precison Medicine and Genomics

  • Handling Big Data in Precision Medicine
  • From Evidence-Based Medicine to Information-Based Precision Medicine
  • Computational Challenges for Big Data in Precision Medicine
  • Ethical and Legal Challenges for Big Data in Precision Medicine 

6. Electronic Medical Records for Precision Medicine

  • Linking Clinical Information and Bench Science
  • Electronic Medical Record and Clinical Decision Support System
  • Electronic Medical Record as a Foundation for Clinical Decision Support System
  • Precision Medicine and Supercomputers
  • The Use of Bioinformatics and Integrated Knowledge Environments
  • Data Integration Facilitating Medical Research
  • Ethical Issues in Electronic Health Records 
  • System Implementation
  • eMERGE (Electronic Medical Records and Genomics) Consortium
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