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Foredrag — The lecture on 16 March 2017 will give you an insight in the path to Danish personal medicine, including the potentials and pitfalls. Speakers Henrik Ullum and Ulrik Lassen will give you an insight in how Denmark has launched a national strategy for personalized medicine which potentially will revolutionize the therapy for some patients in the future. The strategy requires intense investments in: technology, data security, legal clarity, relevant education and communication with patients. Are we ready for a medical revolution?
Date & Time:
Novo Nordisk Fonden
Tuborg Havnevej 19
Novo Nordisk Foundation
The Copenhagen Bioscience Lectures are a series of open lectures for all researchers and other interested in and around the Copenhagen area. Every 4 weeks, on a Thursday evening, you are invited for lectures on themes with a general interest for the Novo Nordisk Foundation Research Centers and bioscience researchers in general. Often there will be a cross-disciplinary focus.
The lecture on 16 March 2017 will give you an insight in the path to Danish personal medicine, including the potentials and pitfalls. Speakers Henrik Ullum and Ulrik Lassen will give you an insight in how Denmark has launched a national strategy for personalized medicine which potentially will revolutionize the therapy for some patients in the future. The strategy requires intense investments in: technology, data security, legal clarity, relevant education and communication with patients. Are we ready for a medical revolution?
15:45 Welcome and registration (coffee/tea, water available)
16:00 Henrik Ullum, The path to Danish personal medicine – potentials and pitfalls
16:40 Ulrik Lassen, The integration of Precision Medicine in clinical research: CoPPO Copenhagen Prospective Personalized Oncology
17:20 Q&A session
17:30 Networking with a drink and a snack
18:30 Thank you for a splendid end of day!
Registration is completely free of charge, but mandatory.
BIO OF THE SPEAKERS
Professor Henrik Ullum is the chair of The Organization of Medical Societies in Denmark. He leads The
Copenhagen Hospital Biobank Unit and studies the health of 100.000 participants in the Danish Blood Donor study.
Ulrik Lassen is Professor, MD, PH.D., at University of Copenhagen. He established the Phase 1 Unit at the Department of Oncology at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, in 2005, and in 2017 he was appointed Head of Department.
The Phase 1 Unit at the Department of Oncology is one of few sites in Europe employing advanced genomic profiling in the selection of patients for early phase trials. This is attractive for pharmaceutical companies, and the unit has recently experienced major expansion. More than 400 patients from Denmark and abroad are referred annually and more than 30 phase oncology 1 trials are active, and more than 300 patients are offered whole exome sequencing, RNA sequencing, CNV and expression array. The Copenhagen Prospective Personalized Oncology program (CoPPO) enables translational research in a unique setting. The Phase 1 Unit is involved in multiple translational programs and recently received funding for a pre-clinical program aiming at performing a pre-screening of drugs to identify the optimal treatment strategy using the patient’s own cells in organoids and PDX models. This is utilized in patients referred for Phase 1 Trials, patients with newly diagnosed metastatic breast cancer and patients with newly diagnosed high grade glioma.
I would like to know about upcoming Copenhagen Bioscience Lectures – where can I find information?
You are very welcome to join the ‘Novo Nordisk Foundation Research Centers’ Linkedin group. There you will find information about upcoming lectures, and much more. Also, you may want to sign up for the weekly announcement with events and deadlines, sent out by the group manager.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
We organise transport from and to Panum and DTU building 220. You can read more and register for this in the registration form.
You can park for free in front or at the side of Tuborg Havnevej 19. If that is full, there is 3 hours free parking in the parking to the Waterfront shopping mall at the end of the road.
Public transport by train to Hellerup station, and/or bus (1A, 21, 166), nearest by bus stop is Tuborg Boulevard.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
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How do I cancel my participation?
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Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, you do not have to bring your ticket, but registration is mandatory for participation.