Internationally renowned scientists and doctors

In an ever-changing world, it is important to keep up with the latest innovations. In the never-ending search for what’s new, what better way to learn about it than to hear from the innovator him/herself?

INFECTION

Chairman

Carlos Palos

Coordinator of the Infection Control and Antimicrobial Committee at Hospital Beatriz Ângelo and Grupo Luz Saúde
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Speakers

Alexander Belcredi

CEO of PhagoMed Biopharma Gmb
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Speakers

Mervyn Singer

Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at University College London, UK
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Dr. Fernandez González Candelas

Senior Researcher at FISABIO and CIBERESP
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SURGERY

Chairman

Rui Maio

Clinical Director and Director of the Department of Surgery of Hospital Beatriz Ângelo and Hospital da Luz
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Speakers

Nader Francis

Chairman of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery of the UK Society
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Speakers

Nadine Hachach-Haram

Co-Founder of Proximie
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Kris Maes

Head of Urology and Coordinator of the Uro-Oncology Centre at Hospital da Luz
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TRANSPLANTATION

Chairman

José I. G. Fragata

Head of the Cardiothoracic Department at Santa Marta's Hospital
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Speakers

Giuliano Testa

Principal Investigator of the Uterine Transplant Clinical Trial at Baylor University Medical Centre
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Speakers

Laurent Lantieri

Head of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department at Georges Pompidou Hospital
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Pankaj Chandak

Transplant Surgeon and Research Fellow in Basic Science at KCL/Royal College of Surgeons of England
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MENTAL HEALTH

Chairman

João Marques Teixeira

Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist
Professor of the University of Porto
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Speakers

Dame Til Wykes

Vice Dean of Psychology and Systems Sciences at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College, UK
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Speakers

Olivia Remes

Anxiety Researcher at Cambridge University
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Thomas Craig

Principle Investigator of the AVATAR Project
Emeritus Professor of Social Psychiatry at King’s College, UK
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Laureates of the most important distinctions in the Life Sciences’ field, eminent researchers and remarkable doctors will give us a rare glimpse into the hard work behind some of the major discoveries of our time. Listen to their story of what it took to get there.

Peter J. Ratcliffe

Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 2019
for his work on oxygen sensing and founder of the Oxford Hypoxia Laboratory
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John T. Schiller

Brought to you by MSD
2017 Lasker Award Winner for his contributions to papillomavirus molecular biology and HPV vaccine development
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As we say in Portuguese, “The doctor who only knows about Medicine, doesn’t know it at all”.

The iMed Sessions are a set of lectures meant to connect the world of medicine and the world beyond it, thus fulfilling the main goal of the iMed Conference® – to INSPIRE.

Katherine E. Sleeman

Honorary Consultant in Palliative Medicine at King’s College, UK
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Ross Fisher

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at Sheffield Children's Hospital, UK
Presentation genius - iPitch Competition Jury
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Joana Lobo Antunes

Science Communicator - Founder and current President of the Portuguese Science Communicators Network SciComPT

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For these lectures we choose speakers who have devoted their lives to humanitarian Medicine - our aim is to motivate students to be connected with the world beyond their hospitals and take action. In today’s global world, where problems have no borders anymore, what role will you play?

Speakers

Leo Cheng

Maxillofacial, Thyroid and Reconstructive Surgeon aboard the ‘Mercy Ships’
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Jemilah Mahmood

Founder of MERCY Malaysia
Under-Secretary-General for Partnerships at IFRC
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