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Innovative Concepts on Data Generation and Use for Personalised Medicine Research

The first ICPerMed workshop took place on 26-27 June 2017 in Milan, Italy. In five parallel sessions, experts and funders from different fields of personalised medicine discussed and developed solutions for the following topics:

  • Primary Prevention
  • Disease reclassification
  • Impact of data in research
  • Successful PM approaches
  • New tools impact


Opportunity and challenge for Health Care System - The impact of Data in PM Research.
Jaak Vilo, University of Tartu, Estonia
Data collection and Management in PM Research
Alfonso Valencia, Barcelona Supercomputing centre/ELIXIR, Spain
Working Panel 1 - Prevention: “Innovative concepts for data generation and data use in Personalised Preventive Medicine”
Speaker: Olga Golubnitschaja, University Hospital Bonn, Germany, EPMA, Belgium
Rapporteur: Vincenzo Costigliola, European medical association, Belgium, EPMA, Belgium
Working Panel 2 - Disease reclassification: “Reclassification of genetic diseases: unresolved limitations and challenges”
Speaker: Giovanni Tonon, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy
Rapporteur: Nataša Debeljak, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Working Panel 3 - Impact of data in research: “Data analysis in personalised medicine”
Speaker: Valérie Barbié, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland
Rapporteur: Virginie Hivert, EURORDIS, France
Working Panel 4 - Successful PM approaches: “Successful PM approaches in Oncology and Rare Diseases”
Speaker: Janna Saarela, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Rapporteur: Enrico Capobianco, CCS. University of Miami, USA
Working Panel 5 - New tools impact: “New tools and research strategies in PM”
Speaker: Christoph Bock, CeMM & Medical University Vienna, Austria
Rapporteur: Pietro Liò, University of Cambridge, UK