BASEL LIFE 2018

11–14 September 2018

Congress Center Basel
Switzerland

General

 Dr. Menelas Pangalos, Keynote Innovation Forums (Source: AstraZeneca)

BASEL LIFE Innovation Forums

Keynote presentation of Dr. Menelas Pangalos, head of early drug discovery research at Astra Zeneca, will be held on Friday, Sept 14, 9:00 - 10:00.

Please see here his biography: https://www.astrazeneca.com/our-company/our-people/menelas-pangalos.html

The Innovation Forums investigate how to apply research findings for biotechnology and therapeutic advancement. The 2018 program brings  11 exciting forum programs.  Three forums explore topics in policy and  health: Advances in Aging and Drug Discovery, applications of Artificial Intelligence, and holistic behaviour change models in Basel Agenda. We highlight specific therapeutics in the forums on Peptide Therapeutics (small peptides), Bio-therapeutics (antibodies) and Antibiotics

As Chemistry is an integral part of health, the Medicinal Chemistry forum covers special topics in the field. The Microfluidics forum and the Gene Editing forum, highlight these very important technologies empowering the next generation of diagnostics and therapeutics in biology. Advances in Genomics has been a strong program highlighting the exciting advances bringing personalized medicine to patients’ doorstep. This year, the team is looking at the next hurdle in genomics which is data sharing using blockchain technologies. 

Finally a new forum the Women in Science program will bring together stellar speakers and activities to discuss issues for women in our industry.