Sunday Symposium

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“Novel approaches for personalized cardiac health: from stem cells to wearable technologies”
Sunday 4 September 2022, 13:00 – 18:00
Main Auditorium (Juhlasali), City Center Campus, Tampere University (Kalevantie 4, 33100, Tampere), main entrance (marked with red triangle in the map above)

13:00 – 13:45 Registration

13:45 – 14:00 Opening remarks (Jari Hyttinen & Rob MacLeod)

14:00 – 16:00 Seminar (Chairs: Esa Räsäsnen & Antti Vehkaoja)

14:00 – 14:30 “iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes to model cardiac diseases”
Katriina Aalto-Setälä, MD, PhD (Professor of Physiology at Tampere University)

14:30 – 15:00 “Biomarkers for early identification of patients at risk”
Reijo Laaksonen, PhD (Research Director of clinical medicine at Tampere University)

15:00 – 15:30 “In silico cardiac modeling for disease-specific and drug safety predictions”
Jussi Koivumäki, PhD (University Lecturer at Tampere University)

15:30 – 16:00 “Novel technologies in Cardiovascular Healthcare delivery – Uptake and Impact”
Mark van Gils, PhD (Professor of Digital Healthcare at Tampere University)

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00 Round table “Building blocks for future personalized cardiovascular health with our Tampere University speakers and panelists from industry:

David E. Albert, MD, Founder & Chief Medical Officer in AliveCor

Hannu Kinnunen, PhD, Chief Innovator

Heikki Väänänen, Principal Engineer, GE Healthcare

The round table will be moderated by Jari Hyttinen, PhD (Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Tampere University).