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The Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto

King-University Room

188 University Ave

Toronto, Ontario M5H 0A3

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Please join the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Toronto for a TEDx style talk with Cambridge Cardiologist Dr Rameen Shakur.

Dr Shakur will present the latest research and advances in Personalised Medicine for Cardiology where a patient's genetic make-up is used to inform the most effective treatment options. He will also present on the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in health and will address ethical questions these advances raise.

Please do sign up for this rare insight into cutting edge advances in medical care

Dr Shakur's talk is entitled: "Personalised Medicine: Myth or Reality"

Date: Monday July 9th

Time: 6.30pm-8.00pm

Location: The King-University Room, The Shangri-La Hotel, 188 University Avenue, Toronto

Tickets: Early Bird (until July 6th) $20, Standard $25. This covers the cost of the room hire.

The event consists of talk on Personalised Medicine with Q&A starting at 6.30pm a short comfort break at around 7.15pm then a talk and Q&A on AI in health.

If you would like to you may indicate on your ticket that you would like to ajourn to a local eatery/pub for refreshments following the talk.

Dr Shakur Biography:

Dr Rameen Shakur is a clinician scientist in Cardiology and the Wellcome trust clinical fellow for the University of Cambridge. Dr Shakur trained at Cambridge, Oxford and Edinburgh University medical schools for his clinical training, finally practising in Cardiology in London, UK. He completed his PhD in modelling inherited cardiac diseases at the Wellcome Trust Sanger centre and the Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine at the University of Cambridge. He was also Cambridge BRC fellow at George Church's lab at Harvard medical School and a previous Churchill fellow at Harvard University and Mayo medical school, Rochester and Peter Kirk fellow at ehe Karolinska institute Sweden. He is the author of 4 text books and numerous papers.


https://www.cardiovascular.cam.ac.uk/directory/rameen-shakur
https://www.synbio.cam.ac.uk/directory/rs16

Organized by Annemarie Pallister for the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Toronto


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King-University Room

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Toronto, Ontario M5H 0A3

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