🍩 Welcome back WTH crew! 🥳🧬A new year & our first IRL Event coming at you...
Welcome back my healthy lovers - missed you
Oh hey there my fav health nerd friends!
A big happy new year to you 🥳 🎉 Hope it’s off to a cracking start after (hopefully) taking some much deserved time out with loved ones 💜
Anyway, we’re finally back 🔥
(yes, I know its already a month in. But don’t know about you - I definitely needed that extra break) with lots of fun things and insights hitting your inbox real soon.
But for now…
To kick off the year in style - we’re doing a fab collab with our friends at The Garvan Institute and Side Stage Ventures for classic WTH community get together - ft. a deep dive into The future of Genomics, DNA & Personalised healthcare 🧬
WTF is genomics you ask?
Why is DNA the key to the future of Healthcare?
And how do we practically unlock this potential - for clinicians, systems and commercially?
Well, join us for some bevs, bants & a brilliant lively discussion where we’ll dive into just what’s happening in genomics, what’s possible, and what we actually need to get there!
🥂 HealthTech Networking - guaranteed bevs, bants and a few bites with brilliant people
💡A lively Genomics panel discussion - you'll hear from experts from across the research, commercialisation, startup and investment arenas. On how its unlocking insights from our personal DNA, the latest research, commercial updates and how genomics is interplaying with AI and current health systems
👋 Who's it for? All Health and Technology enthusiasts, experts, operators, investors, researchers, students - and everyone in between!
📅 Wed, 21st Feb
⏰ 5:30 pm onwards
📍Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney
🚨 Spaces strictly limited
So make sure you rego below to save your spot👇
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A bit about our all star panel:
🧬 Alex Gough | CEO & Co-Founder @ Sequins
Founder, investor and board member of genomics and life science startups - Alex is the CEO & Co- founder of Sequins, a synthetic DNA & RNA control startup spun out from the Garvan Institute. He was previously a board member and lead Series B investor at Inivata, until their sale to Neogenomics. The Lead investor & founding board member at Nuclera(DNA synthesis). As well as a founding Partner of UK life science investor RT Partners (acquired by Future Planet Capital)
Jodie is a cardiac genetic counsellor in the Department of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital with more than 20 years' experience working with families with inherited heart diseases. She is a Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow, receiving the Shirley E. Freeman award for innovation in 2022. In 2018 she received an NHMRC Excellence Award for the top-ranked Career Development Fellowship application. Her team is focused on finding ways to use cardiac genomics and genetic counselling to improve diagnosis, management and care for families with inherited cardiovascular diseases.
(lol - that me)
More coming soon...
🌟 Big thanks to our epic partners Medibank, AWS and Hola Health for making it possible!
Okie dokes folks, that’s all for today.
See you back with your regular programming and healthtech roundup real soon!
With thanks to our partners 💜