Watch UCSF Faculty, Leaders Speak at the 2016 Personalized Medicine World Conference

Yearly Precision Medicine Event was Co-Hosted by UCSF

By Mike Billings

Did you miss the 2016 Personalized Medicine World Conference but want to see talks from the event? 

You can watch the videos below of the UC San Francisco leaders and faculty who took part in the premier gathering in precision medicine that was co-hosted by UCSF.

Several UCSF leaders and faculty gave presentations at the Silicon Valley event, which included opening remarks by UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, who co-authored the article, “Precision Medicine: Beyond the Inflection Point,” published in Science Translational Medicine in August.

The annual precision medicine conference – held this year Jan. 24-27 – attracts experts and executives in health care, biotechnology, venture capital, technology and government.

Below are videos of some of the UCSF speakers presentations:

Sam Hawgood, MBBS, UCSF Chancellor
Topic: Opening Remarks

Atul Butte, MD, PhD, principal investigator of California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine
Topics: The Give and Take Between Government & Personalized Medicine and Data-Driven Rx & Dx

Charles Chiu, MD, PhD, director of UCSF-Abbott Viral Diagnostics and Discovery Center
Topic: Changing the Point-of-Care Setting for Precision Medicine in Infectious Diseases

Laura Esserman, MD, surgeon and breast cancer specialist
Topic: Using Biomarkers and Diagnostics to Impact Care

Steve Miller, MD, PhD, associate professor of Laboratory Medicine
Topic: Precision Diagnosis of Infections by Metagenomic Sequencing

Minnie Sarwal, MD, PhD, professor of Surgery
Topic: The SORT Assay for Diagnosis of Organ Transplant Rejection

Alan Wu, PhD, chief of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
Topic: Promoting Pharmacogenomics to the Public

Keith Yamamoto, PhD, vice chancellor of Science Policy and Strategy
Topic: Precision Medicine: Beyond The Inflection Point

See all of the videos from the event »