Summer School in Computational Oncology 2013

August 08, 2013

Videos of expert interviews online!

Within the scope of the 2nd Summer School in Computational Oncology, which took place from June 24-28, 2013 at Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern Germany, p-medicine partner ecancer took the opportunity to interview several experts in their field on their work within p-medicine or their relation to the project.

The interviews feature:

  • Prof. Dr. Norbert Graf, Saarland University, Germany, and coordinator of p-medicine, on how the project started, the pitfalls they faced and the benefits the tools will bring towards clinicians and patients
  • David Perez-Rey, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain, on his involvement with semantic interoperability and data model issues in p-medicine
  • Prof. Yuzuru Tanaka, Hokkaido University, Japan, on his role in p-medicine helping create the Trial Outline Builder (TOB) for visualizing clinical trials
  • Dr. Anca Bucur, Philips Electronics, the Netherlands, on Philips’ involvement in p-medicine in helping create the Clinical Decision Support tool to help clinicians choose the best treatment for patients
  • Prof. Rod Hose of Sheffield University, U.K., on the VPH-Share tool and its collaboration with p-medicine
  • Dr. Dieter Wallach, managing director of Ergosign, Germany, on creating user interfaces for clinicians and patients. He also talks about the constraints that they have faced and the differences that a clinician or patient will see when using a tool.

The videos are available on ecaner’s website: