Past summits and briefings

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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.

For further information about the programme, email innovations@rsm.ac.uk or call 020 7290 3919.

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 Dominic King

Google DeepMind

Ms Lara Mott and Dr Amar Shah

ImproveWell: Improving staff wellbeing

Ms Alexandra Grigore

Enabling healthcare: Solving the identity bottleneck

Mr Andrew Thompson

Digital Medicines: A New Category of Pharmaceuticals

Dr Katherine High

Turning genes into medicines: The development of gene therapy for an inherited retinal dystrophy

Professor Sarah Gilbert

Viral Vectored Vaccines

Lord Saatchi

Access to medical treatments act

Mr Yaron Neudorfer Rethinking the global coping mechanism for the modern epidemic: Type 2 diabetes
Mr Dom Raban

Corporation Pop App

Ms Ellie Van Leeuwen and Ms Naomi Campbell

Introducing Droplet: Improving hydration care

Professor Daniel Freeman Immersive virtual reality to transform the lives of patients with mental health difficulties
Ms Katy Whitney and Ms Jane Brinson

Highgate Primary School: Pastoral and therapeutic model

Ms Suzi Godson and Dr Kerstyn Comley MeeTwo: Making it easier to talk about difficult things
Ms Nicci Gerrard, Ms Julia Jones and Ms Jo James

Medical Innovations: Dementia

Dr Fiona Marston The threat of antibiotic resistance
Mr David Bernstein and Mr Sankha Gamage

The invention of a wearable vest to predict epileptic seizures

Mrs Venetia Wynter-Blyth and Mr Krishna Moorthy

PREPARE for surgery

Dr Hon Weng Chong

Clinicloud: Connecting your smartphone to a digital stethoscope

Dr Caroline Barelle

Elasmogen: A journey of discovery, drugs and determination

Mr Anthony Finbow and Mr William Spooner Digital transformation of translational medicine
Mr Christian Hogg Chi-Med: Global development for oncology and immunological therapy
Professor David Wald and Mr Ben Wald Heart wide code
Dr Anas Nader Proximie: Where surgery meets augmented reality
Dr Lorin Gresser

Embracing the Medical Technology Revolution

Mr Dean Sellis and Mr Ed Godber Antidote: A digital health company on a mission
Mr Stephen Burke and Dr Alibeth Somers Ending age apartheid: how the care-home nursery can bring old and young together
Dr Sophie Dix and Dr Rina Dutta Introduction to MQ: Transforming mental health

contact us

Medical Innovations
The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE
T: +44(0)20 7290 3919

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Medical innovations past speakers

Find out about which innovators the RSM has hosted since the programme began in 2008.

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