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 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|
|Ms Nicci Gerrard, Ms Julia Jones and Ms Jo James|
|Dr Fiona Marston||The threat of antibiotic resistance|
|Mr David Bernstein and Mr Sankha Gamage|
|Mrs Venetia Wynter-Blyth and Mr Krishna Moorthy|
|Dr Hon Weng Chong|
|Dr Caroline Barelle|
|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|
|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|
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