Nobel laureates to attend personalized medicine conference in Croatia

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The International Society for Applied Biological Sciences (ISABS), the Mayo Clinic and St. Catherine Hospital have announced the 11th ISABS Conference on Forensic and Anthropologic Genetics and Mayo Clinic Lectures in Individualized Medicine, to be held in Split, Croatia, from June 17 to 22, featuring lectures by Nobel laureates.

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The conference is supported by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal. Conference topics include personalized and regenerative medicine, pharmacogenomics, molecular diagnostics, stem cell therapy, epigenetics, biobanking, microbiome, cancer genetics, immunotherapy, forensic and anthropological genetics, ancient DNA analysis, and more.

The three Nobel lectures will be given by Prof. Robert Huber (Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry); Prof. Avram Hershko (Technion); and Prof. Paul Modrich (Duke University). Furthermore, the event will feature more than 50 speakers from prestigious institutions such as the Mayo Clinic, Harvard Medical School, Columbia University, Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania, MIT, Duke University, the Max Planck Institute, Case Western Reserve University, Penn State University, the Wistar Institute, George Washington University, and Erasmus MC University.

"The future of medicine will rely on personalized treatments. During the ISABS 2019 Conference we will envision the power and advances of personalized medicine that will create significant value for the healthcare system," said Prof. Dragan Primorac, president of ISABS. "Bringing together internationally renowned scientists to facilitate research and education of young scientists in individualized medicine speaks volumes about our dedication. We will also discuss significant progress in forensic and anthropological genetics in the last years."

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