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?

Technology

We could say the real world would cease to exist without technology and this is clearly something we must get comfortable with, since it may apply in a future not so far from now. Where will we be in a few years? Can you imagine yourself replacing a body part with a prosthetic that works as if it was your own? Giving quality of life you never thought would be possible without some kind of drug or aid? Or learning medicine, connecting with doctors all around the world, without leaving the operating room? Or even the opposite, operate without leaving your secretary? 
Leave the past behind and let us show you the future that awaits beyond conventional!

Chairman

Hugo  Ferreira, MD, Ph.D.

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Speakers

Max Ortiz, PhD

Next generation of limb prostheses and neurorehabilitation

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Tal Golesworthy

PEARS surgery for aortic dilation: an engineering perspective

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Shafi Ahmed, MD, PhD

Digital and virtual surgery

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João Miguel Silva

Deep Brain Stimulation

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Neurosciences

It is said there are more neurons than stars, so prepare yourself to be amazed by the vast universe of Neuroscience! This year we will present you with one of the latest discoveries in the field - the glymphatic system -, the one and only cleaning method of the brain. But it doesn’t stop here… You will also be able to get an exciting insight about how to use neurobiological and cognitive data to aid diagnosis and treatment of forensic patients, among other thrilling findings about headaches and the mechanisms hiding behind a migraine and nerve degeneration. 
You could even say that life is just a Game of Neurons!

Chairman

Carlos Filipe, MD, PhD

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Speakers

Iben Lundgaard, BSc, MSc, PhD

The glymphatic system – a novel brain clearance system

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Inti Brazil, MSc, PhD

Biocognitive approaches to treatment and classification

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Zameel Cader

The migraine brain - new discoveries and new treatments

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Emergency Medicine

The world of emergency medicine can be as terrifying as fascinating. When lives are on the line you must act fast. Are you ready? Do you know what to do when facing big trauma, like the massive multi-victim occurrence of a terrorist attack?  Have you thought of applying war medicine techniques to civilian trauma? And what about sick children? Do you know how to recognize a pediatric emergency?
Don’t miss the chance to learn about all of these and more - be ready to act when every second counts!

Chairman

Rui Moreno, MD, PhD

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Speakers

Kate Prior
Surgeon Commander, MD

Lessons from the battlefield

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Damian Roland, MD, PhD

Is it easier to spot a sick child or a healthy one?

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Benoît Vivien, MD, PhD

The Paris terrorist attacks: a new challenge for the prehospital emergency physicians

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Oncology

The battle against Cancer isn’t new and has accompanied our history and evolution. However, cancer’s growing incidence throughout the last decades requires novel approaches, an innovative scientific thinking about the neoplasic cell mechanisms and the body adaptions. What about using our own defenses? What about using our very own immune system, such as our T-cells or our dendritic cells? And how do we know the treatment is being effective? Do we have circulating molecules that are trying to tell us what’s going on? 
That’s what we are about to discover - join us on this voyage to The Dark Side of the Cell!

Chairman

Sofia Braga, MD, PhD

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Speakers

Damya Laoui
Registered Engineer, PhD

Tumour-derived dendritic cells to slow down tumour growth

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Chiara Bonini, MD

TCR Gene Transfer and Genome Editing for Cancer Immunotherapy

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  William Gallagher, BSc, PhD

Fast-tracking molecular diagnostics in Oncology

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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.

Chairman

Ana Isabel Moura Santos,
BSc, PhD

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Speakers

Bertil Hille, BSc, PhD

A scientific life learning about ion channels

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As we say in Portuguese, “The doctor who only knows about Medicine, doesn’t know it at all” (Professor Abel Salazar 1889 - 1946). 

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.

Speakers

Lia Araújo, PhD

Pursuing successful aging at one hundred years old

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Susan Llewelyn, Psy.D

Working with mind and body: Clinical Psychology

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Alex Lewis

A minor setback

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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

Gustavo Carona, MD

How to save the world?

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Erin Kilborn, MD

Personal perspectives of a Humanitarian worker

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Contact us

+351 218 803 095
info@imedconference.org
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Lisbon 1169-056
Portugal

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