Mark Briggs, Head of Cell and Gene Therapy, Welsh Blood Service
Ian Weeks, Dean of Clinical Innovation, Cardiff University

In this session, a panel will discuss how Precision Medicine represents a shared agenda for the future between health, academia and industry.

Looking at how collaboration can deliver health benefits for patients by enabling strides to be taken in the prediction and prevention of disease through new diagnostic tests, enabling earlier detection of disease and development of personalised treatments. The benefits go beyond health to economic development, by supporting and creating jobs in Wales.

The session will also discuss the creation of a Centre of Excellence for Precision Medicine and how this could confirm Wales as a world leader in this vital emerging industry with enormous growth potential.