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How the world’s most comprehensive biomedical database will enable the discovery of new drug treatments

  • Chair(s):

    Professor Naveed Sattar, Professor of Metabolic Medicine, University of Glasgow

  • Session description:

    UK Biobank: large, deep, long and accessible 
    Professor Naomi Allen
    Chief Scientist, UK Biobank, United Kingdom

    Identifying drug targets using UK Biobank exome sequencing data
    Dr Abhishek Nag
    Associate Principal Scientist, AstraZeneca

    Global collaboration and the use of the UK Biobank resource for drug discovery
    Dr Adrian Cortes
    Scientific Director, GSK

    Leveraging UK Biobank for precision medicine-focused innovation in biotech
    Dr Mary Helen Black
    VP, Head of Human Genomics, Foresite Labs

    The value of large-scale proteomics for understanding mechanisms
    Dr Chris Whelan
    Director, Neuroscience Data Science at Johnson & Johnson

    Cloud-based computing for global collaboration and drug discovery
    Dr Asha Collins
    General Manager, Biobanks Data Analysis Platforms, DNAnexus


04 Jul 2023


9:45 am - 12:10 pm
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