NetMed18: Network Medicine in the Era of Big data

Network science is having a huge impact in various aspects of health-related research. The advent of more comprehensive personalized data has fostered the emergence of precision medicine: an approach that considers individual genetic and physiological characteristics, lifestyle and environment in devising personalized therapies.

Date: 11/Jun/2018 Time: 09:00


L’école de Musique - République, 8 bis rue de la Fontaine au Roi, 75011 Paris

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NetMed18 is a NetSci2018 satellite that will add a new dimension to the emerging field of network medicine, namely the improvement of precision medicine leveraging networks at all scales: from subcellular to organ-level, to comorbidities and hospital networks.
The satellite conference focuses on interdisciplinary research on network medicine in the fields of computational biology, physics, computer science, mathematics, and statistics with the participation of a broad and diverse audience. The focus of this symposium will be on personalized medicine and how big data approaches can help in this field, with topics including but not limited to systems medicine, disease networks and comorbidities, omics data integration and exploitation of electronic health records, cancer, complex diseases.

NetMed18 will take place on June 11, 2018 and is organized by Amitabh Sharma (Channing Division of Network Medicine at Harvard Medical School) Mark Santolini (Network Science Institute at Northeastern University, Boston), Vera Pancaldi (BSC) and Thomas Rolland (Institut Pasteur, Paris).

Abstract submission is open until March 31, 2018.
See AGENDA here.


Invited speakers include:
Luis Rocha, Indiana University and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia
Nataša Pržulj, University College London
Benno Schwikowski, Institut Pasteur
Maria Rodriguez Martinez, IBM
Andrei Zinovyev, Institut Curie
Danielle Bassett, University of Pennsylvania