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.
|Samantha Payne||Open Bionics: The next generation of bionics|
|Dr Sonia Kumar, Dr Ravi Parekh and Ms Atisha Tank||Using longitudinal learning to support the transformation from student to apprentice|
|Professor Michael Hornberger and Maxwell Scott-Slade||SeaHero Quest|
|Dr Russell Razzaque and Mary Olson||Open Dialogue in the NHS|
|Professor Nicholas Dale and Professor Christina Roffe||Development of a point of care purine test as a diagnostic aid for the recognition of stroke|
|Dr Gordon Sanghera||Power in your pocket: entering the DNA information age|
|Karen Aiach and Dr Michel Zerah||Pioneering Gene Therapies For Rare CNS Diseases|
|Dr Ronald Brus||myTomorrows: Improving access to pre-approval medicines|
|Max Alexander-Wall and Keller Rinaudo||Zipline: Lifesaving deliveries|
|Professor Jackie Hunter CBE||Artificial Intelligence and Drug Discovery|
|Dr Christina Coughlin||Immunotherapy of Cancer: T Cells Matter|
|Dr Rowley Cottingham and Jonathan Weinberg||Impossible requests and unfrying eggs: The CAERvest story|
|Professor Eleanor Stride||Engineering Microbubbles for Imaging and Therapy|
|Dr Gavin Armstrong||A simple innovation to change the world|
|Miss Renuka Chintapalli||Developing a predictive tool for identifying FLNc-associated biomarkers of oesophageal cancer metastasis|
|Dr Liberty Foreman and Dr Katie Oliver||Streamlining diagnosis with BeamLine Diagnostics|
|Ms Susanne Mitschke and Mr Patrick Renner||MindMate|
|Dr Kris Famm and Dr Nishan Ramnarain||Bioelectronic medicines: Bringing our nerves to bear|
|Mr Osman Kibar||Regenerative Medicine Platform initiative|
|Ms Liz Scarff, Mr Alexander Masters and Mr Dominic Nutt||iCancer: The first crowd-funded cancer drug trial|
|Dr Helen Lee||A journey in developing point-of-care diagnostics for resource poor settings|
|Dr Alan Detton and Mr Niall Johnston||Transforming medical learning and revolutionising patient education|
|Mr Hugo Lynch and Mr Richard Hindley||Novel uses for medical imaging in the treatment of prostate cancer|
|Ms Edith Elliott and Mr Shahed Alam||NooraHealth|
|Mr Shafi Ahmed||
Virtual and augmented reality: The future of global surgery training
|Ms Dallas Pounds||Innovation in end of life care|