Developing Better Products for Chronic Disease and Rehab Markets

By LBF2020 (other events)

Wednesday, November 4 2020 10:00 AM 12:30 PM

The use of clinical data, the application of artificial intelligence and the development of digital health have been predicted to revolutionise health care and the management and rehab of chronic conditions. This event will highlight gaps in the current healthcare landscape that require new products and the funded innovation support available to engage with clinicians and the healthcare system. 

Are you developing a medical devices, medical apps or other interventions designed to manage or prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular or respiratory disease or the long term effects of COVID-19. Hear from Clinicians at Leicester hospitals who will be identifying what new products are required to improve proactive health management. 


10.00am: Welcome and Overview of Leicester Biomedical Research Centre

Professor Tom Yates, Professor in Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Health, NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre 

10.20am: Using AI and data to develop better healthcare products

Christine Nakatani, Ph.D. Director of Artificial Intelligence NTT DATA UK 

10.40am: Stand More AT Work– preventing chronic disease in office/home based workers 

Dr Charlotte Edwardson, Associate Professor in Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Health, NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre     

10.55am: Collaborating to tackle COVID-19 complications 

Your COVID-19 recovery ground-breaking NHS online COVID-19 Rehab service Nikki Gardiner, Clinical Lead for Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Post-HOSPitalisation COVID-19 study – a national consortium to understand and improve long-term health outcomes 

Dr Aarti Parmar, PHOSP programme Manager, NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre 

11.15am: Elephant Kiosks – Developing COVID-19 screening in the workplace

Professor Toru Suzuki, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Leicester, Honorary Consultant, Cardiology, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Annette Walker Managing Director Elephant Kiosks 

11.25am: Personalised Space Technology Exercise Platform P-STEP

Professor Andre Ng, Head of Department, Cardiovascular Sciences, Professor of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist 

11.40am: Challenge workshop – What are your challenges in developing wearables and how can the Leicester Life Sciences Accelerator help

Conference participants can ask the clinical experts or highlight problems they have experienced in the development of wearables

Dr Christopher Brough, Clinical Lead for Digital Health, Dr Alex Rowlands, Diabetes Research Centre, Dr Lucy Alexander, LLSA Manager 

12.30pm: Close

Mailing Address

Leicester Business Festival CIC, Friars Mill, Bath Lane, Leicester, LE3 5BJ