Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced that the second Precision Medicine Conference, will take place on September 8-9 at Itqan Clinical Simulation and Innovation Centre. This event will gather leading experts, researchers, clinicians, and innovators worldwide to explore the latest advancements in precision medicine.
There will be a range of keynote speakers, panel discussions, and interactive workshop. Attendees can engage with thought leaders in the field, share insights, and collaborate on innovative strategies for implementing precision medicine across various medical specialties.
"The second annual HMC - Precision Medicine Conference brings together the brightest minds in healthcare to discuss the transformative potential of precision medicine," said Dr Abdulla al-Ansari, chairperson of HMC precision medicine committee and co-chair of Qatar precision health institute.
"This conference represents a crucial step forward in our efforts to enhance patient care, drive advancements in clinical implementation of precision medicine," he stated.
Conference highlights are: Keynote addresses from internationally renowned experts in precision medicine; in-depth panel discussions on topics such as genomics, bioinformatics, data privacy, and ethical considerations; workshop and hands-on sessions to showcase practical applications of Virtual reality at the intersection of precision medicine; presentation of cutting-edge research findings through poster sessions and networking opportunities with professionals and researchers from diverse medical disciplines
“The Precision Medicine Conference represents a crucial moment in healthcare, as we gather experts and visionaries to explore the limitless potential of precision medicine in transforming patient care and medical research,” said Dr Salha Bujassoum, senior medical oncologist at HMC National Centre for Cancer Care and Research, and chairperson of Centre for Clinical Precision Medicine and Genomics, member of the National Clinical Council, Precision Health Institute.
"By harnessing the power of genomics, data analytics, and artificial intelligence, precision medicine enables us to deliver treatments as unique as the individuals receiving them, ushering in a new era of personalised healthcare."
Dr al-Ansari added: “The conference will be delivered in person for the first time. This presents a wonderful opportunity to educate healthcare professionals and researchers. It also presents an excellent occasion to deepen the understanding of how the unique tailoring of treatments and care management to each patient can impact their recovery and the healthcare system. Moreover, the conference will shed light on the significant challenges and barriers that the implementation and integration of precision medicine encounters in everyday medical practice.”
Dr Abdulla al-Ansari
Dr Salha Bujassoum