Program overview

- preliminary program and partly working titles, ongoing update-


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 Greeting

Klaus Holetschek, Bavarian State Ministry for Health and Care


DigiMed Bayern, applications for patient-oriented digital medicine

Prof. Dr. Heribert Schunkert - Clinical Director, German Heart Centre Munich


Keynote: “Artificial Intelligence in Medicine”


Dr. Stefan Ebener, Google Cloud


Session A:

Personalized Medicine


Artificial intelligence in hematological diagnostics: Game changer or gadget?

Prof. Dr. Torsten Haferlach - CEO, Münchner Leukämie Labor MLL

The real world? Health insurance data to guide personalisation in cardiovascular diesease

Dr. Moritz von Scheidt - Cardiologist, German Heart Centre Munich

 „Prevention of Pandemic-associated Pathology Munich“

Prof. Dr. Andreas Pichlmair - Institute of Virology, TU Munich

Data-driven medicine: Societal benefit or empty promise?

Prof. Dr. med. Georg Schmidt - Chair of Association of Medical Ethics Committees (Germany), Head Working Group Biosignal Analysis, TU Munich


 Lunch & Networking



Session B:

Big Data

Mechanistic redefinition of disease using Big Data and network medicine and its translational application in drug repurposing and companion diagnostics

Prof. Dr. Harald H.H.W. Schmidt - Head of Department of Pharmacology & Personalised Medicine, MeHNS, 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 Lotfollah - Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Munich


Cardiovascular health relating to Multi-Omics signatures

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 - Spokeperson BZKF BORN project and Director Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology,  Klinikum rechts der Isar, TU Munich





 Coffee Break



Session C:

Collaborative Data & Compute Infrastructure

GWDG OwnCloud, joint venture of the University of Göttingen and the Max Planck Society

Prof. Dr. Ramin Yahyapour - Managing Director, GWDG GmbH


The anDREa Cloud of the Netherlands

Stefan van Aalst - CTO, anDREa BV

deNBI Cloud - German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure

Prof. Dr. Oliver Kohlbacher - Director, Institute for Translational Bioinformatics, University Hospital Tübingen;  Director, German Human Genome-Phenome Archive


Overall discussion with audience & closing remarks



 Networking, drinks & fingerfood