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Horizons in Medicine and Biology: studi su larga scala per aiutare a comprendere le malattie umane: dall’eziologia alla previsione del rischio

Date 26.01.2023 time

Piazza Martiri della Libertà, 33 , 56127 Italy

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On Thursday, January 26, at 6 p.m., at the Aula Magna of the Sant'Anna School, the multidisciplinary course "Horizons in Medicine and Biology" of the Class of Experimental and Applied Sciences, now in its 11th edition, returns. Once again this year, five high-profile scientists, members of the international scientific community, who are continuing to ensure humanity's advance in medicine and biomedicine, will take turns on the chair at the Sant'Anna School.

The first lecturer for a day for the Sant'Anna School's Honors Students in Medicine is Emanuele Di Angelantonio, professor of Clinical Epidemiology in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge, director of the "National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Blood and Transplant Research Unit (BTRU) in Donor Health and Behavior" in Cambridge, and Head of Research at Human Technopole's "Health Data Science" Center in Milan. The educational meeting, dedicated to the use of Big Data in the service of health care, is also open to Postgraduate Students of the Medical Area of Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, its faculty and students, researchers and physicians of the Pisa Campus.

" Healthcare today is generating an enormous amount of specific information about the patient contained in electronic health records. At this first meeting we will discuss ways to answer the following questions: what happened to the patient? What will become of the patient? What are the causal effects? The mission of the study of Big Data in health is to produce new knowledge from patient observational data, enabling evidence-based health care. Improving data interoperability is a prerequisite for this mission", comments Vincenzo Lionetti, professor of anesthesiology at the Sant'Anna School and course coordinator.


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