UK Life Sciences Symposium in Nihonbashi 2018: Ageing, Gene Editing & AI

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In advance of BioJapan, join MedCity and the Northern Health Science Alliance at a UK Life Sciences Symposium in Tokyo, which we are honoured to co-host with LINK-J.

Leading UK health scientists, universities and national research institutions will provide insight into the UK life sciences sector, and their work in ageing, gene editing, artificial intelligence.

Guests will be welcomed by LINK-J and the Japan Bioindustry Association.

Date and Time

Tue, Oct 9, 2018 12:00 pm-3:35 pm (11:30 am Registration)


Nihonbashi Life Science Building 201 Conference Room


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Time Content
12:00-12:25 Welcome and Introductions
 • Aki Soyama - CEO, Link-J
 • Setsuo Morishita - Director, Japan Bioindustries Association
 • MedCity
 • Northern Health Science Alliance
12:25-13:15 Genotype to Phenotype: Interpretation, Translation and Innovation
 • Professor Joanne Hackett, Chief Commercial Officer, Genomics England
 • Dr Rebecca Wilson, Head of Corporate Partnerships, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London
 • Dr Jia Li, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery & Cancer, Imperial College London
 • Fiona Pereira PhD, Head of Business Development and Strategy, National Phenome Centre, Imperial College London
13:15-13:20 Company infoshot
13:30-14:00 Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare: What the future holds
 • Dr Namshik Han, Head of Computational Biology, Milner Therapeutics Institute, University of Cambridge
14:05-14:10 Company infoshot
14:15-14:45 Innovations in Neurological Medicine
 • Prof Mimoun Azouz, Chair of Translational Neuroscience, University of Sheffield
14.50-14.55 Company Infoshot
15:00-15:35 Dementia Research Institute and University College London
• Lorna Ravenhill Ph.D, Senior Business & Innovation Manager, University College London
 • Narges Amini, Senior Business & Innovation Manager, University College London

This is a co-event of "1st Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan" sponsered by The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Join "GLOBAL L I FE SCIENCE CLUSTER SESSIO" N"。which will be held at the same room after this event, starts at 4:00 PM, sponsered by LINK-J. Please register by accessing : Click here

Participation fee



Sponsership:MedCIty / Northern Health Alliance
Co-sponsorship:Life Science Innovation Network Japan Inc. (LINK-J)


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