Sensors in Medicine Conference 2013


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A short summary of the key speakers and activities of the first Sensors in Medicine Conference which was held in London in March 2013

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Sensors in Medicine Conference 2013

  1. 1. Wellcome Collection London 6-7 March © 2013 Captum Capital Limited
  2. 2. Sensors in Medicine 2013 THE CONFERENCE Sensors in Medicine 2013 was held on 6-7 March 2013 at the Wellcome Collection in London The Conference objectives were to:  Bring together the academic and business communities with a common interest in healthcare applications of sensors  Showcase innovative commercial applications of sensors in medicine  Explore leading edge research in sensor technology applicable to healthcare
  3. 3. Sensors in Medicine 2013 THE COMMITTEE Dr. Michael Brand Captum Capital Limited Dr. Stuart Hendry Sphere Medical Limited Dr. Danny O’Hare Imperial College, London
  4. 4. Sensors in Medicine 2013 THE VENUE: THE WELLCOME COLLECTION The Wellcome Collection houses over 1 million objects relating to medicine and health collected by the late Henry Wellcome, co-founder of the pharmaceutical company Burroughs-Wellcome. Open to the “incredibly curious”, the Collection explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future.
  5. 5. Sensors in Medicine 2013 THE 2013 PROGRAM Wednesday 6th March  Point of Care Diagnostics  Future Technology  Reception Thursday 7th March  Breath Analysis  Wearable Sensors  Panel Discussion
  6. 6. Sensors in Medicine 2013 ENABLING POINT OF CARE DIAGNOSTICS WITH SEMICONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGIES Dr. Paru Deshpande Program Director Life Science Technologies IMEC, Belgium
  7. 7. Sensors in Medicine 2013 THE NEXT GENERATION OF POINT OF CARE SENSORS FOR INTENSIVE CARE Dr. Shaw Fox VP Product Development Sphere Medical Limited UK
  8. 8. Sensors in Medicine 2013 SENSORS IN HEALTHCARE: OPPORTUNITIES AND SUCCESS FACTORS Proportion of GDP spent on healthcare is growing and will continue to do so Technology alone cannot guarantee success New sensor technologies will not succeed alone, innovation also needs to win on cost and other features Existing sensor applications could become or remain successful if the context of their application is considered as part of a greater care pathwayDr. John Rippeth Principal Consultant in Technology and Innovation PA Consulting UK
  9. 9. Sensors in Medicine 2013 MINIMALLY INVASIVE SENSORS FOR PERSONALISED THERAPY Professor Tony Cass Dept of Chemistry & Institute for Biomedical Engineering Imperial College, London UK
  10. 10. Sensors in Medicine 2013 NEW APPROACHES TO PROBING HOST- PATHOGEN INTERACTIONS Dr. Danny O’Hare Department of Bioengineering Imperial College, London UK
  11. 11. Sensors in Medicine 2013 Non-fluorescent precursors Strongly fluorescent Cy3 λem = 570 nm PNA1 PNA2 DNA or RNA Dr. Sylvain Ladame Lecturer in Biosensor Development Dept of Bioengineering Imperial College, London UK OLIGONUCLEOTIDE-TEMPLATED FLUOROGENIC REACTIONS: A POWERFUL TOOL FOR BIOSENSING APPLICATIONS
  12. 12. Sensors in Medicine 2013 LABEL-FREE NANOMECHANICAL DETECTION OF BIOMARKERS WITH A HOME-MADE OPTICAL- READOUT SYSTEM Dr. Zhugen Yang Dept of Chemistry University of Cambridge UK
  13. 13. Sensors in Medicine 2013 MICROFLUIDIC BASED SENSOR SYSTEMS – REAL TIME DETECTION OF TISSUE FAILURE IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT Professor Martyn Boutelle Professor of Biomedical Sensors Engineering Dept of Bioengineering Imperial College, London UK
  14. 14. Sensors in Medicine 2013 SIMILIA-SIMILIBUS, OR HOW HOMOLOGOUS GENES SENSE EACH OTHER FROM A DISTANCE Professor Alexei Kornyshev Dept of Chemistry Imperial College, London UK Cortini R, Kornyshev AA, Lee DJ, Leikin S. Electrostatic braiding and homologous pairing of DNA double helices. Biophys J. 2011;101(4):875-84.
  15. 15. Sensors in Medicine 2013 THE RECEPTION Conference Cocktail: The Gimlet • 60 ml Sacred Gin • 10 ml lime juice • 10 ml agave syrup • ice Keynote speakers from Imperial College: (l to r) Prof Boutelle; Prof Cass; Prof Kornyshev; Dr. O’Hare Wellcome Collection Medicine Now Gallery Delegates enjoy networking
  16. 16. Sensors in Medicine 2013 CLINICAL BREATH ANALYSIS: PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE – A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE Professor Emeritus Terence Risby Johns Hopkins University Maryland USA
  17. 17. Sensors in Medicine 2013 BREATH ANALYSIS: CLINICAL RESEARCH TO THE END-USER MARKET Trevor Smith Managing Director Bedfont Scientific Ltd UK
  18. 18. Sensors in Medicine 2013 THE BREATH PRINT OF GASTRIC CANCER A NANO-MEDICAL ARTIFICIAL OLFACTORY SYSTEM FOR DETECTING VOLATILE BIOMARKERS OF CANCER Dr. Yoav Y Broza The Department of Chemical Engineering and The Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute Technion- Israel Institute of Technology Israel
  19. 19. Sensors in Medicine 2013 BREATH ANALYSIS: AN EFFECTIVE POINT OF CARE DIAGNOSTIC FOR RESPIRATORY DISEASE Dr. Victor Higgs Managing Director Applied Nanodetectors Ltd UK
  20. 20. Sensors in Medicine 2013 FROM MANAGING ILLNESS TO MANAGING HEALTH: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR WEARABLE SENSORS Professor Chris van Hoof Program Director Wearable Healthcare (HUMAN++) and Director Body Area Networks Imec Belgium
  21. 21. Sensors in Medicine 2013 TEXTILES WITH ELECTRONIC FUNCTIONALITY Professor Tilak Dias Advanced Textiles Research Group School of Art and Design Nottingham Trent University UK
  22. 22. Sensors in Medicine 2013 PANEL DISCUSSION: THE FUTURE OF SENSORS IN MEDICINE Dr. Michael Brand Sensor100 Dr. Raman Minhas ATPBio Ltd Dr. Danny O’Hare Imperial College Prof. Chris van Hoof Imec Panelists Technology Year Adopted? Artificial pancreas 2030 Continuous blood pressure monitor 2021 Lab-on-a-chip disease detection 2020 Breath analysis cancer detection 2019 Nanopore DNA sequencing 2021
  23. 23. Sensors in Medicine 2013 Objectives  Promote innovative new commercial sensor technology  Highlight leading academic research near to commercial use  Provide a platform for emerging sensor companies  Explore trends in medical applications of sensor technology  Facilitate formation of partnerships for investment and technology transfer Sensors in Medicine 2014
  24. 24. Sensors in Medicine 2013 ABOUT SENSOR 100  Sensor100 is a global network of people and organisations active in research, development and commercialisation of bio- sensors and chemo-sensors  The primary objective of Sensor100 is to facilitate the transfer of sensor technology from the lab to commercial use  The Sensors in Medicine Annual Conference series is organised by Sensor100  The free monthly eNewsletter is distributed by email to network members in over 70 countries worldwide
  25. 25. Sensors in Medicine 2013 For more information, contact: Dr. Michael Brand Sensor100 is managed by: Captum Capital Limited Cumberland House 35 Park Row Nottingham NG1 6EE United Kingdom t: +44 (0) 115 988 6154 w:
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