Closing Plenary: "Medical Innovation: The Future is Closer Than You Think"
Wednesday 2 October,
10:30 am-12:00 pm
| Ballrooms A-B-C
Would you create a skin graft, organ, medical implant or download plans to make your own prosthetic hand? If there was an app to manage or diagnose your medical condition would you use it? Medical solutions that would have sounded impossible just a few years ago have arrived.
The result of the recent technology boom offers tremendous opportunities for patients, both in established and emerging markets, to consider new and alternative methods to take ownership of their healthcare options. In order to keep up, agencies and industry will have to collaborate to ensure that broadened access to sage, innovative products are aligned with the current standard model of “drug” or “device”, while at the same time, making accommodations to get these new products to market through clearly defined regulatory pathways. Join two experts in medical innovation as they share their thoughts about how regulatory paradigms will need to shift in response to innovation.
||Laura Bosworth-Bucher, CEO and Co-Founder, TeVido BioDevices
Roger Narayan, PhD, MD, Professor, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina-North Carolina State University