February 28, 2017 at 12 pm PT/3 pm ET
Big Data and Human Health
In this webinar, Dr. Michael Snyder of Stanford University discussed the use of genetics and genomics in predicting disease risk; what other types of big data can be collected on individuals; and how this data can be used to manage health.
Dr. Snyder demonstrated the value of big data in medicine in a personal way. In 2012, his research into his own genome predicted risk for metabolic disorders. It was a landmark study that demonstrated how big data can add granularity and precision in medicine.
Topics: Genomics, Epigenomics and other omics, Wearables, Diabetes
Intended audience: health care professionals. However, this program may also be of interest to educators, researchers, students and lifelong learners.
For further learning
To learn more, check out Dr. Snyder’s book, Genomics & Personalized Medicine: What Everyone Needs to Know.