DIFUTURE Symposium in Tübingen on 10.10.2019

We invite you to our DIFUTURE Symposium in Tübingen on October 10th (11.00-18.00) – this event is free of charge and will be held at the Universitätsklinikum Tübingen (“Kliniken Berg”). The symposium will present our progress and bring our partners together to discuss further research perspectives. For this purpose, we have invited leading international experts who will present their approaches for data sharing, interoperability, data integration, and analysis. Please register here, by using the button “-> Anmelden”.

Tübingen medical campus “Klinikum Berg”
(Photo: Nils Dittbrenner, Copyright Universitätsklinikum Tübingen)


11.00 – 11.15   Welcome (Oliver Kohlbacher, Nico Pfeifer, Klaus A. Kuhn)

11.15 – 11.55   Summary and goals from the i2b2 / tranSMART AUG platform meeting (Shawn N. Murphy, Harvard Medical School)

11.55 – 13.00   Lunch break / Buffet

13.00 – 13.40   Privacy Games: Leveraging Economics to Balance Health Data Privacy and Utility (Bradley A. Malin, Vanderbilt University)

13.40 – 14.20   Innovation through Integration:  Implementation Lessons and New Operational Models Based on Use of REDCap’s FHIR Module In Single- and Multi-Center Trials (Paul A. Harris, Vanderbilt University Medical Center)

14.20 – 14.40   DIFUTURE Overview and Status (Klaus A. Kuhn, TU München)

14.40 – 15:20   Coffee break

15.20 – 15:50   Personal Health Train (PHT) – A Status Update (Marius Herr, Universität Tübingen)

15.50 – 16:20   Architecture of the DIFUTURE Data Integration Centers (Jörg Peter, Universität Tübingen)

16.20 – 16 :50   Use Case Multiple Sclerosis (UC MS): The many challenges to construct a treatment decision rule (Ulrich Mansmann, LMU München)

16.50 – 17:20   Use Case Parkinson’s Disease (UC PD): Defining markers for PD progression: The LOC-PD study (Thomas Gasser, DZNE Tübingen)

17.20 – 18:00   Assessment of Pancreatic Cancer Risk through Machine Learning Analysis of Real World Clinical Records (Chris Sander, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School)


Grosser Hörsaal der Medizinischen Klinik (Uni-Kliniken Berg des Universitätsklinikum Tübingen), Gebäude 501, Ebene 4/5 (Eingang auf Ebene 5); Adresse: Otfried-Müller-Str. 10, 72076 Tübingen  (Major Lecture Hall of the Medizinische Klinik (University Hospital Tübingen, “Uni-Kliniken Berg” site), Building 501, Level 4/5 (entrance on level 5); Address: Otfried-Müller-Str. 10, 72076 Tübingen)

How to get there with public transportation:

From the main railway station – directly opposite of which you will find the main bus station – you can reach all our Hospitals with the town buses (“Stadtbus”).

“Berg” Hospitals: With bus routes no. 5, 13, 17, 18, 19, X15 from main railway station and no. 14 from the west railway station (“West-Bahnhof”). Night buses N93 and N94.  Busstop: “Kliniken Berg”.

For further details, please see the Flyer for our Symposium (pdf)

Castle Hohentübingen
(Photo: Friedhelm Albrecht, Copyright Tübingen University)