CELAB SEMINAR - Bertalan Mesko: Science Fiction in Health Care

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Seminar
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Open to the Public
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Nador u. 15
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Quantum room
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Friday, March 1, 2019 - 3:00pm
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Friday, March 1, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Date: March 1, 2019
Venue: Quantum Room
Time: 15:00-17: 00 pm

CELAB SEMINAR with the title

Science Fiction in Health Care

by Bertalan Mesko

 

Abstract

Science fiction that helps prepare for the future sneaked into our lives except the most important field: healthcare. The cultural transformation we call digital health is making it happen through the use of advanced technologies. Of all the trends and technologies, artificial intelligence is far the most promising and dangerous one that requires cautious planning and attention today. 

Dr. Bertalan Mesko, PhD is The Medical Futurist and the Director of The Medical Futurist Institute analyzing how science fiction technologies can become reality in medicine and healthcare. As a geek physician with a PhD in genomics, he is also an Amazon Top 100 author. He is also a Private Professor at Semmelweis Medical School, Budapest, Hungary.

With 500+ presentations including courses at Harvard, Stanford and Yale Universities, Singularity University's Futuremed course at NASA Ames campus and organizations including the 10 biggest pharmaceutical companies, he is one of the top voices globally on healthcare technology.


Dr. Mesko was featured by dozens of top publications, including CNN, the World Health Organization, National Geographic, Forbes, TIME magazine, BBC, and the New York Times. He publishes his analyses regularly on medicalfuturist.com.