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Beatrice Lugger

Panel Discussion ‘Global Health’ – Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2011

Hans Rosling – Internationl Health, Karolinska Institute Stockholm, Nobel Laureate Harald zur Hausen, Unni Karunakara – Medicine sans frontier, Georg Schütte – BMBF, James W. Vaupel – Director Max-Planck Institute for demographic research, Rostock

Beatrice Lugger

Christian René de Duve – Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2011

The Future of Life

Christine Ottery

The future of biomedicine in global health

The future of medicine is contained in ‘The Four Ps’: Personalised, Predictive, Preventative, and Participatory. Aaron Ciechanover, speaking on a panel on the future of biomedicine at the Lindau meeting, explains: "We may have the ability to profile patients before they get sick, therefore we may have the ability to predict diseases – and also ‘preventative’ […]

Christine Ottery

Laying down the global health gauntlet

The panel on global health at the opening ceremony of the 61st Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau well and truly laid the gauntlet down to young researchers from around the world. On the panel was: Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Ada Yonath, Noble Laureate in […]