That was the DigiMed Bayern Program 2023



Doors open

9:00 - 9:50

Welcome, Intro & Keynote

Welcome at TranslaTUM
Prof. Dr. med. Markus Schwaiger, President of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Video Greetings
Judith Gerlach - Bavarian State Minister of Health, Care and Prevention

DigiMed Bayern, applications for patient-oriented digital medicine
Prof. Dr. Heribert Schunkert - Clinical Director, German Heart Centre Munich, Scientific Management DigiMed Bayern

Keynote: “Artificial Intelligence in Medicine”
Dr. Stefan Ebener - Head of Customer Engineering, Google Cloud


Coffee Break


Session A: Personalized Medicine - Moderator: Prof. Dr. Heribert Schunkert, Scientific Management DigiMed Bayern

Artificial intelligence in hematological diagnostics: Game changer or gadget?
Prof. Dr. Torsten HaferlachChief Executive Officer, Münchner Leukämie Labor MLL

The real world? Health insurance data to guide personalisation in cardiovascular diesease
Dr. Moritz von Scheidt - Cardiologist and Internist, German Heart Centre Munich, Deputy Scientific Management DigiMed Bayern

Prevention of Pandemic-associated Pathology Munich
Prof. Dr. Andreas Pichlmair - Institute of Virology, Technical University of Munich

Data-driven medicine: Societal benefit or empty promise?
Prof. Dr. Georg Schmidt - Chair of Association of Medical Ethics Committees (Germany), Head Working Group Biosignal Analysis, Technical University of Munich


 Lunch & Networking



Session B: Big Data - Moderator: Dr. Moritz von Scheidt, Deputy Scientific Management DigiMed Bayern

Mechanistic redefinition of disease using Big Data and network medicine and its translational application in drug repurposing and companion diagnostics
Prof. Dr. Harald Schmidt - Head of Department of Pharmacology & Personalised Medicine, Faculty of Health, Medicine & Life Science, Maastricht University


Developing machine learning algorithms to understand large-scale single cell omics data in health and disease to ultimately facilitate the advancement of precision medicine and AI-assisted drug discovery
Dr. Mohammad Lotfollahi  - Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Munich


Proteomics for Precision Healthcare: Illuminating Cardiovascular Disease
Sophia Steigerwald - PhD student, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry


Relevance and challenges of using imaging data in cancer care (BZKF BORN project)
Prof. Dr. Marcus Makowski - BZKF BORN project / Director Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology,  Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich


Global Perspectives in Establishing Secure Environments
Mark Heffernan - Chief Architect and Global Lead Solution Advisory,  BC Platforms

Cloud Computing for healthcare: agile, interconnected and secure
Monika Rimmele - Head of Digital Health, Deutsche Telekom Healthcare Solutions


 Coffee Break



Session C: Collaborative Data & Compute Infrastructure - Moderator: Dr. Jens Wiehler, Managing Director DigiMed Bayern - BioM GmbH

Intersectoral healthcare data research for an entire federal state
Dr. Henrik Matthies - CEO and Co-Founder, Honic

Shared Services for Science – Example GWDG as a joint venture by MPG and University Göttingen
Prof. Dr. Ing. Ramin Yahyapour - Managing Director, GWDG GmbH


The anDREa Cloud of the Netherlands
Ing. Stefan van Aalst, MSc - Chief Technology Officer, anDREa BV

deNBI Cloud - German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure
Dr. Jens Krüger - Group Leader High Performance and Cloud Computing, University Tübingen, de.NBI Cloud location

The social contract and trust in large-scale genomics initiatives - Comparative perspectives
PD Dr. Ruth Horn, Associate Professor in Ethics at the University of Oxford and Deputy Director Institute for Ethics and History of Health in Society, University of Augsburg

The DigiMed Bayern Cloud at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre
Florent Dufour - PhD Student &  Research Associate, LRZ &TUM AI in Medicine
Dr. Naweiluo Zhou - Research Associate, LRZ


Final Remarks
Prof. Dr. Heribert Schunkert - Clinical Director, German Heart Centre Munich, Scientific Management DigiMed Bayern


 Networking, drinks & fingerfood