The Royal Society of Medicine's Medical Innovation Summits has hosted a superb array of innovative and thought provoking speakers since the programme first began in 2008.
Speakers have included; 16 year old Krtin Nithiyanandam who developed an award-winning safety device to help elderly patients; Lord Saatchi speaking about legislation on medical innovations; award-winning teenagers Ameeta and Aneeta Patel who researched a new cancer bio-marker; Nobel Prize winner Professor Elizabeth Blackburn speaking about telomeres and ageing; Science Minister David Willetts MP explaining government support for innovators; Surgeon and former government minister, Lord Darzi on innovations for patients and Regius Professor and biomedical engineer, Christopher Toumazou on the digital plaster.
Below you can find out more about our most recent speakers who have presented within the last year.
A full list of all medical innovation speakers who have presented at the RSM is also available as a downloadable PDF below in chronological and alphabetical order.
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most recent speakers
Recent speakers have covered the following topics listed below. Videos from past summits are also available to watch on RSM Videos for free.
|Dr Mitch Besser||
Successful and different models of healthcare in Africa and the USA
The role of collecting data in tackling the urban sanitation crisis
|Dr Grace Collord||
Promising research in to acute myeloid leukemia
|Dr Mendel Kaelen||
A psychedelic therapy app
|Professor Joanne Hackett||
The 100,000 Genomes Project - accessing the data and exploiting its value
The prospect of drones being used in the medical sector
|Professor Asma Khalil||
Digital healthcare for expecting mothers
|Dr Sonia Quaratino||Tackling eczema - results of human trials|
|Professor Frances Bu'Lock||
How a multi-disciplinary team managed the birth of Vanellope Hope Wilkins
|Professor Sarah Tabrizi||
Exciting results in research into Huntington’s disease
|Paul Gaudin and Professor Jonathan Sackier||A new way to tackle 'bed-blocking' in hospitals|
|Professor Sir Sam Everington OBE||
The extraordinary benefits of, and case for, social prescribing
|Jon Rouse||A new way of providing health and social care - Greater Manchester: a case study|
|Dr Dominic King||
|Ms Lara Mott and Dr Amar Shah|
|Ms Alexandra Grigore|
|Mr Andrew Thompson|
|Dr Katherine High|
|Professor Sarah Gilbert|
|Mr Yaron Neudorfer||Rethinking the global coping mechanism for the modern epidemic: Type 2 diabetes|
|Mr Dom Raban|
|Ms Ellie Van Leeuwen and Ms Naomi Campbell|
|Professor Daniel Freeman||Immersive virtual reality to transform the lives of patients with mental health difficulties|
|Ms Katy Whitney and Ms Jane Brinson|
|Ms Suzi Godson and Dr Kerstyn Comley||MeeTwo: Making it easier to talk about difficult things|
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