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EHiN Genomics/Cancer/PM - 4: Data driven Genomic Health

Wednesday November 1, 2017 10:45 - 12:00 Room 6

Lecturers: Henrik Rindell, Stephen McAdam, Timo Kanninen
Moderator: Bogi Eliassen

Henrik Rindell:

Striving for progress towards a healthier future for patients 

Each day, healthcare professionals within research and clinical practice strive for progress towards a healthier future for patients. At IBM we combine an 

unprecedented range of resources and technologies to assist healthcare and life science organisations to achieve their goals, and in this presentation we will make a deep dive into how we are working to advance the areas of clinical trials and cancer care.

- Timo Kanninen, BC Platforms, Using genomic data for clinical healthcare and research – ”The full vertical”

- Stephen McAmdam, , DNV GL

Data sharing, data quality and standardization in clinical genomics – views from a 3rd party


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Henrik Rindell Lecturer

Chief Medical Officer
IBM Nordic 

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Stephen McAdam Lecturer

Global Healthcare Director

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Timo Kanninen Lecturer

Chief Architect, Co-Founder
BC Platforms

Mr. Kanninen is the visionary behind BC Platforms’ data management systems and has long-term experience in software development, genetic epidemiology, statistical genetics, and clinical statistics. Mr. Kanninen has also worked with hospital and occupational health IT systems. Mr. Kanninen is the founder and CEO/CTO of Statwell Oy (1990‐2002). The company provided statistical consultation for LifeScience researchers and pharma as well as developed software for data collection and statistical analyses of personnel and occupational health questionnaires. The company was merged into BC Platforms in 2002. Mr. Kanninen studied information technology and statistics. He is a co-author on 16 scientific articles published in high-level journals.

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Bogi Eliassen Moderator

Associeret partner
Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies

Bogi Eliasen is a knowledge broker whose expertise lies in combining various fields of expertise. He was one of the initiators of the FarGen project of the Faroe Islands in 2009, which aims at genome sequencing the entire population of the Faroe Islands In recent years Bogi has focused on the emerging new paradigm of personalized health e.g. holistic approach to genomics as well as bridging genomics with healthcare practice e.g eHealth in order to make it usable in future healthcare where all aspects of health will be affected by the 4th industrial revolution.In the first half of 2017 he led an ambitious Danish Health 2030 scenario process with 29 of the major Danish health stakeholders and is currently working on a Whitepaper concerning person centric data management for health in a Nordic context.