Innovation, personalization and collaboration: Investigating the challenges and opportunities in medicine

Thursday, October 3, 2019 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
PSU Ballroom West

Medical technology is rapidly advancing from telemedicine to genome editing and beyond. Personalized medicine is shaping medical care and increasing the scope of treatable disease. Central to these changes is the use of nanoparticles and advanced pharmaceutical technology. Prosthetic technology has improved with utilization of 3D printing and neural interfacing. Robotic surgery has revolutionized capabilities, patient safety and treatment outcomes. We may soon see real-time diagnostics, holographic medical records and artificial intelligence utilized in routine delivery of healthcare. What are the implications of the latest innovations in medical technology and their use in the diagnosis and treatment of human disease?