Biomax Symposium 2012

Knowledge Management in Personalized Medicine

Thank you for a great Symposium!

Personalized medicine has developed to one of the main topics in healthcare in recent years. The idea of Personalized Medicine is tailoring all medical decisions and practices to the individual patient. Integrating the huge amounts of data that are produced due to the tremendous biotechnological development challenges current information technology but is a pre-requirement to progress in treating the particular patient and his/her specific disease more individually and thus more successfully. Knowledge management has gained increasing importance in leveraging — if not even enabling — the integrated view on various healthcare aspects when trying to conceive an overall picture of the individual patient and his individual disease.

The symposium, which took place May, 3rd 2012, was dedicated to the concepts and challenges of knowledge management as well as to the obvious need for data structuring and integration in personalized medicine. It drew an arch from state of the art knowledge management over the application of knowledge management methods in exemplary projects up to practical know-how sessions. The talks were mainly addressed to medical researchers and bioinformatics scientists related to systems medicine.

Lecturers and Topics

DR. KLAUS HEUMANN (CEO of Biomax Informatics AG, Munich)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Mewes
UNIV.-PROF. DR. HANS-WERNER MEWES (Helmholtz-Center, Munich)
“The need for structured data in medical research”
Dr. Martijn Spruit
DR. MARTIJN SPRUIT substituting for
UNIV.-PROF. DR. EMIEL WOUTERS (Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Medical Centre, Maastricht)
“The CIRO+ Data Center”
This presentation is not publicly available. Please contact Dr. Martijn Spruit directly, if you would like to obtain a copy.
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Josep Roca
UNIV.-PROF. DR. JOSEP ROCA (Lung Function Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona)
“Integrating Care for Chronic Conditions: Toward a Systems Medicine approach”
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Peschel
UNIV.-PROF. DR. CHRISTIAN PESCHEL (Technical University, Munich)
“Challenges of Personalized Cancer Medicine”
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Zlatko Trajanoski
UNIV.-PROF. DR. ZLATKO TRAJANOSKI (Biocenter, Division for Bioinformatics, Medical University, Innsbruck)
“Integrating Biomolecular and Clinical Data for Cancer Research: Concepts and Challenges”
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Oliver Eickelberg
UNIV.-PROF. DR. OLIVER EICKELBERG (CPC Comprehensive Pneumology Center, Munich)
“Mechanisms of pulmonary fibrosis: Need for an integrated approach”
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Berthold
“KNIME: Integrating Data, Tools, and Science”
Isaac Cano, MSC
ISAAC CANO, MSC (Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona)
“Data Integration and Inference: from Biobridge to Synergy”
Dr. Volker Stümpflen
DR. VOLKER Stümpflen (Helmholtz Center / Clueda UG, Munich)
“Do you know what’s in your patient records? -Intelligent Harvesting in Large Unstructured Data Collections”
This presentation is not publicly available. Please contact Dr. Volker Stuempflen directly, if you would like to obtain a copy.
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mansmann
UNIV.-PROF. DR. ULRICH MANSMANN (Medical Division, Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich)
“Enhancing Statistical Inference by Exploiting Knowledge Structures”
Andreas Dander, MSC
ANDREAS DANDER, MSC (Biocenter, Division for Bioinformatics, Medical University, Innsbruck)
“Data Integration of Clinical and High-Throughput Data in Oncotyrol”
Efficient Modeling of Biomedical Knowledge