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March 25, 2020
90 York Way
WIRED Health explores and maps the future of health, highlighting the thought-provoking disruptors, scientists and practitioners paving new paths in how we access, provide and improve patient care. Since its launch in 2014, WIRED Health continues to connect innovators with influencers and to inspire business decision-makers, entrepreneurs and medical professionals with its editorially-curated programme and interactive Test Lab.
Speakers for 2020 include:
- One of the most influential biotech entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, Bob Hariri is the former CEO of Celgene and co-founder of Human Longevity. His latest venture is Celularity, which has raised $250 million to develop stem cell technology to treat cancer and delay aging. Hariri is an accomplished surgeon, biomedical scientist, jet engineer and serial entrepreneur.
- Award-winning science journalist and broadcaster Angela Saini, author of the Physics World Book of the Year, Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong – the book that demonstrates how science doesn’t support age-old beliefs of gender inequality based on biology
- Samuel Tisherman, Professor, Department of Surgery and the Program in Trauma, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Director, Center for Critical Care and Trauma Education, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland. Tisherman is working to save patients dying from trauma by placing them in suspended animation. He is conducting a clinical trial of this Emergency Preservation and Resuscitation, which uses hypothermia to “buy time” for resuscitative surgery.
- Indra Joshi, the Director of AI for NHSX, the new joint organisation driving forward the digital transformation of health and social care
Celebrating its seventh year, WIRED Health attracts hundreds of healthcare, pharmaceutical, researchers, technologists and influencers. Special rates available for practitioners, startups and scaleups, public sector and charities – enquire today at email@example.com or book online at http://wired.uk/health-tickets.