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Brain health and Diabetes

  • Scotty's Bar & Grill 548 Emerson Street Palo Alto, CA, 94301 United States (map)
 
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Did you know that big data is now used in healthcare development too? Learn from the expert about it!

Doors open at 7:00pm, talks start at 7:30pm

$5 in advance / $7 at the door

Food and drinks available for purchase.

21+ event. 

 

How Big Data can Inform Effective Treatments in Diabetes

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Rohit Vashisht

RESEARCH DATA SCIENTIST, MED/BMIR-ITI INSTITUTE

It's been said that big data is new oil, tofu etc. In this talk, we'll interact over pint(s) to understand how big data in healthcare can be utilized to investigate the effectiveness of treatments in Type-2 Diabetes. We'll discuss the oppurtunities, challenges and limitations of big observational data analytics in healthcare.



Message in a bottle - What we can learn from the blood about the brain’s health?

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Elena Miñones-Moyano PhD

TECHNICAL SPECIALIST AT SYSTEM BIOSCIENCES

Cells communicate with each other in many different ways, one of them involves extracellular vesicles, a sort of message in a bottle that can travel through your body.

This talk will discuss how these tiny messenger-vesicles can encapsulate different types of messages, their potential use as biomarkers of disease, particularly neurodegenerative diseases and the challenges and opportunities in the diagnostic field.

 
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