Webinar: Human Brain Project outreach event

March 5, 2018 10:00 am → March 5, 2018 12:00 am

The Human Brain Project is a H2020 FET Flagship Project which strives to accelerate the fields of neuroscience, computing and brain-related medicine.

The aim of this webinar is to inform the Danish neuroscience community about activities and progress in the Human Brain Project (HBP). Furthermore we will discuss how Danish research and innovation can benefit from HBP research infrastructure.

Focus of the discussion will be on HBP’s Medical Informatics Platform and on Danish initiatives to improve precision medicine for brain diseases.

Registration is required and can be completed below. Deadline for registration is March 4th, 2018.


10.00-10.10: Welcome and introduction to HBP (Lars Klüver, Director, Danish Board of Technology and member of HBP ‘Ethics & Society’)
10.10-10.15: Lundbeckfonden’s strategy and engagement in personalized medicine (Anne-Marie Engel, Lundbeckfonden)
10.15-10.20: HBP in a Danish context (Prof. Gitte Moos Knudsen, Department of Neurology, Rigshospitalet)
10.20-10.35: Introduction to HBP’s Medical Informatics Platform (MIP) and opportunities for collaboration (Prof. Philippe Ryvlin, CHUV, Leader of HBP SP8 (Medical Informatics Platform)
10.35-10.45: Q&A
10.45-10.55: Demonstration of the Medical Informatics Platform (Dr. Ferath Kherif, CHUV)
10.55-11.05: Q&A
11.05-11.20: Opportunities for Partnering Projects in HBP (Martin Telefont, EPFL)
11.20-11.30: Q&A
11.30-11.40: HBP partnering environment
11.40-11.50: Q&A
11.50-11.55: Wrap-up (Lars Klüver)

The event is organised by the Danish Board of Technology and Lundbeckfonden. For more information about the Human Brain Project, please visit www.humanbrainproject.eu

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