Tribune Pulse - July 12, 2017 - Volume I - Issue 20
Plenary Session 3 Speakers Revealed!
How Will Big Data Transform Medicine and Transplantation
GM and VP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
How HP Enterprise's Moonshot & Edgeline Systems can be applied to the needs in global transplantation
Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
How can we use large data in medicine
Associate Vice Chair for Research, Johns Hopkins Medicine
What does large data tell us in Transplantation
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2017, 11AM EDT (MONTREAL TIME)
CHAGAS Y TRANSPLANTE / CHAGAS DISEASE AND TRANSPLANTATION
TID 2017 will be taking place the day before STALYC
JULY 21: TID 2017 - Early Bird Registration Deadline
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IN THE NEWS
Cambridge scientists develop new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts
July 3 - Cambridge scientists have developed a new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts that could in future be used to help treat liver disease in children, reducing the need for liver transplantation..
Lanka’s first ever heart transplant: Eight hours of marathon surgery
July 9 - Sri Lanka’s first-ever heart transplant was performed on Friday night at the Kandy Teaching Hospital, launching the country’s urgently-needed Heart and Lung Transplantation Programme.
July 5 - Infectious Disease Advisor had the opportunity to discuss the use of DAAs in the management of HCV in the liver transplantation setting with Leslie B. Lilly, MD, FRCPC, medical director, GI Transplantation, and assistant professor of medicine, Toronto General Hospital, Ontario, Canada.
Medical tourism in spotlight as experts call for tighter regulation
July 5 - Countries should unite to tackle unscrupulous advertising of unproven therapies involving stem cells, experts say. An international group of leading experts has called for tighter regulation of so-called stem cell tourism. This involves patients travelling to other countries, where medical regulations are less strict, for treatment with potentially unsafe therapies.
Scientists Upload a Galloping Horse GIF Into Bacteria With Crispr
Researchers have created for the first time a living library, embedded within, you guessed it: E. coli. In a paper published today in Nature, Harvard researchers1 describe using a Crispr system to insert bits of DNA encoded with photos and a GIF of a galloping horse into live bacteria. When the scientists retrieved and reconstructed the images by sequencing the bacterial genomes, they got back the same images they put in with about 90 percent accuracy.