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Precision Medicine and Smart Healthcare: The Industrial Applications

Explore the trends in the development of precision medicine, smart healthcare, regenerative medicine, and targeted therapy.

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Precision Medicine and Smart Healthcare: The Industrial Applications

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Delve into the future of personalised medicine and healthcare

This five-week course from Taipei Medical University will help you gain an in-depth understanding of the international trends in the development of precision medicine.

You’ll discuss the role of cross-industry cooperation to provide integrated and value-added services in the existing medical industry.

Next, you’ll explore the integration of technology, such as AI, to understand the future of precision medicine and healthcare.

Delve into the biomedical and healthcare industries

You’ll gain an overview of Taiwan’s biomedical industry, exploring the development of its healthcare and its advantages.

With this knowledge, you’ll unpack the role of multidisciplinary collaboration and innovation in smart healthcare. This understanding will also help you investigate what a global strategy on digital health could look like, as well as global healthcare.

Unpack the importance of healthcare technologies

In an ageing population, it is important to understand the elderly and a super-aged society.

On the course, you’ll delve into the typical healthcare issues that older people face and the technologies, such as regenerative medicine, that can help us respond to these issues and improve quality of life.

Gain an understanding of targeted therapy

Finally, you’ll unpack the trends and technology of targeted therapy. You’ll gain an understanding of what it is and how it can be used to treat specific healthcare issues such as cancer and glaucoma.

Guided by the experts at Taipei Medical University, you’ll finish the course with a strong foundation of knowledge of precision medicine and smart healthcare.

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  • Week 1

    Precision Medicine, AI, and the Future of Personalized Health Care

    • Definition of Precision Medicine and Basic of AI

      Dr. Su will briefly explain the basics of precision medicine and the scope of AI and its industrial applications. What can the combination of precision medicine and artificial intelligence do for the future of healthcare?

    • Machine Learning in Biomedicine

      We will discuss topics including the definition of personalized medicine, the process of machine learning in translational Medicine, and applications of ML in medical field.

  • Week 2

    Co-Creation Platform for Smart Healthcare at Taiwan Integration Biotechnology Industrial Center

    • The Biomedical Industries and the Advantages in Taiwan

      We will use Taiwan as an example to discuss the development of biomedical industry.

    • Global Strategy on Digital Health

      What is the health policy toward digital healthcare systems around the world? What is the WHO's strategy for digital health? We will have a look at the digital health system.

  • Week 3

    Technologies for Healthcare in a Super-aged Society

    • Needs Assessment: Understand Elderly

      In this session, we will get to know the needs of elders and how technologies could improve people’s lives.

    • Technologies for Elders

      We will discuss how smart healthcare system can help seniors to improve life quality, and the benefits of technology for seniors.

  • Week 4

    Current Trends for Regeneration Medicine

    • Introduction to Core Technologies of Regenerative Medicine

      Dr Shen will give an overview of regeneration medicine, and the development roadmap of regenerative medicine products.

    • Industrial Standards for Regeneration Medicine

      Any new medical development requires a procedure to process. Dr Shen will explain the industrial standards for regeneration medicine development.

    • Industrial Development of Regeneration Medicine

      Dr Shen will explain the automatic cell production system, stem cell therapy, and biomaterial for tissue repair.

  • Week 5

    Targeted Therapy: The Trends and Its Technology

    • Introduction to Targeted Therapy

      What is targeted therapy? We will explore the basics of targeted therapy first, how this technique can treat cancer.

    • New Trends of Targeted Therapy

      Dr Maggie Lu will introduce the advanced technology in targeted therapy from ITRI.

    • Assessment Time

      This is the final review of this course. You could use the exam for a review. Please leave your feedback in the final discussion. We hope you enjoy the course.

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Describe the scope of precision medicine
  • Explore the advantages of biomedical industry in Taiwan
  • Investigate the advanced technologies improve people's lives
  • Explore the new trends on targeted therapy
  • Explore the the technique of regenerative medicine

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for students, biologists, or researchers who would like to learn the basic concept of precision medicine, smart healthcare, regeneration medicine, and targeted therapy in different industrial applications.

Who will you learn with?

Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Biomedical Informatics, Taipei Medical University

The course is designed with case studies. Taipei Medical University in collaboration with the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), will introduce Taiwans’ examples of biomedicine.

Who developed the course?

Taipei Medical University

Taipei Medical University (TMU) has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system for over half a century due to its research, teaching excellence, internationalization and outstanding medical service.

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