Philippe Marc

PhD, Global Head of Preclinical Safety Informatics

Novartis, Basel



"Art in Basel Biology: Does it Help to get Data to Speak-Up" - There is Not Only One Way to Look at Your Data

The 8th Edition of the Life Science Forum Basel took place on Thursday, 18th June 2015



Marko Loparic, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, Nuomedis AG, Liestal

"Close-Up: Cancer's Secrets Punctuated" - A Novel Diagnostic Biomarker for Breast Cancer

Dominique Brodbeck, Prof. Dr., Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Hochschule für Life Sciences, Muttenz

"Evidence-Based Strategic Planning - Is it Art?" - Interactive Visualization of Patient Flow in a Large Hospital


Oliver Peter, PhD.

Director Drug Discovery Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Allschwil, Switzerland



"SPIRIT: The Story of LIMS" - A laboratory Information Management System

Matthias Machacek

PhD, Managing Director

LYO-X GmbH



"Why Investing Millions in Generating Data?" - How to Use Systems Pharmacology to Make the Most of Your Data

Jeremy Dickson

F. Hoffmann La Roche Ltd.

Safety Risks Management Systems




"Finding the Silver Lining" - Pharmacovigilance Safety Signal Management & Cloud Validation.

datArt - New Ways to Insights

Robert Walls, MSc

EU Regional Head Real World Data Science - Analytics

F.Hoffmann-LaRoche Ltd, Basel



"Changing the Face of the Health Industry" - A Quick Overview into Current Uses of the Emerging Big Data

Jesús Martin-Garcia,

MBA, Founder of ECLOSION & CEO of ECLOSION2,

1228 Plan-les-Ouates/GE



"Seed Investments: Toxic or Golden Opportunities?"

A Process to Support

Start-Ups in the Biotech Space.

Keynote Presentation

Elmar M. Merkle

Prof. Dr. med. UniSpital Basel

Chairman Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Basel



"Isn't Medical Imaging Just perfect for Big [Data] Brother?" - Every Year Medical Imaging Generates About 1 Petabyte (PB) in Switzerland.

Sibylle Peuker, PhD.

Senior User Experience Architect  

Zeix AG, Zurich


"You Have Earned 100 Points and a Bonus Life" - How Apps and Wearables are Changing Therapy and Prevention.

Kurt Kamber

PhD.Head of Office

EUresearch Regional Office Basel



"How Sceptics Became Protagonists"  - Swiss Guide for European Research & Innovation Programmes