TEDMED 2013 has announced its first group of 10 speakers who will take the Opera House stage at the Kennedy Center this April 16-19th.
Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Chancellor, Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Distinguished Professor: Can we innovate better by throwing out our favorite tools?
Elazer Edelman, Thomas D. and Virginia W. Cabot Professor, Health Sciences and Technology, MIT Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Harvard-MIT Biomedical Engineering Center; Senior Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital: How can cosmology be leveraged for medical innovation?
Elizabeth Marincola, President, Society for Science and the Public: With open access, who translates medical research?
Larry Smarr, Founding Director of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology: Can you coordinate the dance of your body’s 100 trillion microorganisms?
Sue Austin, Artist, Freewheeling: When is a wheelchair an ultra-light submarine?
Deborah Estrin, Professor, Computer Science, Cornell Tech, NYC Professor, Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College Co-founder, Open mHealth: Biometric apps — can there be too much of a good thing?
John Maeda, President, Rhode Island School of Design: Can we design our way to better medical visualization?
Issac Kohane, Professor of Pediatrics and Health Sciences Technology, Harvard Medical School: How can every clinical visit be used to advance medical science?
Peter Attia, Founder and President, Nutrition Science Initiative (NuSI): Is the “obesity crisis” just a disguise for a deeper problem?
Christopher J.L. Murray, Institute Director, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME): What does a $100 million public health data revolution look like?
See TEDMED.com for more details and to apply for a conference invitation.