How to unlock patient centred innovation

An exciting afternoon symposium looking at healthcare innovation. Part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2013.

How to unlock patient centred innovation

Teleconference on robotics and the older person

The challenges of an ageing population are vast and technology could help solve some of these issues. But what are the key questions which need to build the agenda on this subject as we prepare for the future?

Teleconference on robotics and the older person

Synthetic Biology: Challenges & Opportunities for the UK

Organised in partnership with BioCentre, Royal Society of Chemistry, Biochemical Society and the University of Bristol this panel discussion and debate explored the science and ethics of synthetic biology and what it means for the UK on 14th November 2012.

Synthetic Biology: Challenges & Opportunities for the UK

Thought leader conference call with Prof Steve Fuller – MP3 now available

The mp3 from BioCentre’s recent conference call with Prof Steve Fuller is now available to download here.

Thought leader conference call with Prof Steve Fuller – MP3 now available

Teleconference with Neil Harbisson

BioCentre’s latest teleconference with Neil Harbisson is now available to listen to online.

Teleconference with Neil Harbisson

Media Monitoring

Teleconference on robotics and the older person

Teleconference on robotics and the older person

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Stem cell ‘major discovery’ claimed

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Me Medicine Vs. We Medicine: Reclaiming Biotechnology for the Common Good

Me Medicine Vs. We Medicine: Reclaiming Biotechnology for the Common Good
Posted: 31/03/2014


One of the key buzz phrases surrounding current developments in healthcare is “personalised medicine”. From direct to consumer genetic testing to targeted drug therapies, a medical model has emerged that promises the ability to customise healthcare so that it fits precisely to a patient’s genomic profile. As globalisation has occurred with the growing mobility across frontiers of many factors such as goods and commodities, mobility of information and communications of products and services to people, there has also arisen the need to reassert the personal and to carve out a sense of personal identity.

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