Beyond the Lancet: Conference on Surgical Technologies and Applications to Disease




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We invite all to join us on January 28th, 2017 from 8:00am to 5:00pm for the annual conference organized by LMPSU.

Join the Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology Student’s Union in our fifth annual conference – Beyond the Lancet: Conference on Surgical Technologies and Applications to Disease. This one-day conference held at the University of Toronto will feature the world’s newest surgical innovations and techniques in the context of human disease.

From routine appendectomies to organ transplantation, surgical interventions have saved and improved the lives of many. Surgical techniques are no stranger to revolution: from primitive sharps to modern lasers, advances in technology have equipped surgeons across the world with safer and more accurate tools. Recent advances in 3D printing, imaging, and various other techniques promise to shift the surgical field beyond the lancet, towards the future.

Join us in exploring the frontier of surgery and the operating rooms of tomorrow. An exciting list of specialist speakers ranging from surgical imaging to reconstruction is set to deliver a day teeming with phenomenal presentations. Here, you will find opportunities to network, question, and immerse yourself in all things surgical.

List of speakers (not listed in any particular order):

Dr. Michael Laflamme 
Dr. Kazuhiro Yasufuku
Dr. Thomas Forbes
Dr. Rita Kandel
Dr. Tirone David
Dr. Christopher Forrest
Dr. Shaf Keshavjee
Dr. Mojgan Hodaie

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