TEDMEDLive Imperial College is an non-profit organisation that promotes ideas and conversations on the future of all things medical and healthcare related: From personal health to public health, from patients to scientists, and devices to design.
On the 21st of April 2013, 500 delegates traveled from 14 countries, all the way from California and Tokyo, to the inaugural TEDMED event at Imperial College London. The event combined the nexus of health, information and technology with compelling personal stories and glimpses into the future of healthcare and medicine.
Victoria Williamson studies the effects of music on the mind with a view to better understanding how music can benefit everyday life.
Henrietta Bowden-Jones is a consultant psychiatrist at Imperial College and has founded the first National Problem Gambling Clinic in the UK.
James Brown is a magician, pickpocket and hypnotist trained in psychiatry and perceptional psychology.
Alexander Seifalian is a Professor of Nanotechnology and Regenerative Medicine at UCL, where he leads a team that are en route to making organ donation a thing of the past.
Roger Kneebone is a Professor of Surgical Education at Imperial College where he uses ground-breaking techniques to simulate surgery.
Justyna Leja is a cancer researcher who has discovered how crowdfunding can rescue the drug-development process for her cancer-eating virus.
Robert Winston is Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College, with an international reputation for research into human reproduction.
Mohammad Jawad is a plastic, reconstructive and burns surgeon. He has extensive experience in the treatment of severe burns, including the survivors of acid violence.
Sonochromatic Cyborg Artist Neil Harbisson's "eyeborg" allows him to hear colours and turn them into music
Suman Biswas first realised his calling as a musical parodist when he was still a medical student at Imperial College.
More talks to be announced soon!
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