Workshop: Definiens


29th Nov 2017


London, United Kingdom
London Heathrow Marriott Hotel

Tissue Phenomics for Cancer Patient Profiling


  • Introduction to Tissue Phenomics: combination of expert knowledge – based image analysis and hypothesis-free data mining
  • Cancer patient profiling through astandardized immuno-oncology multiplex IHC (mIHC) assay
  • Standardized PD-L1 scoring applying Tissue Phenomics


Presented by Ralf Huss – Chief Medical Officer, Definiens & Guenter Schmidt – VP Research

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Ralf Huss260Dr. Ralf Huss joined Dens in 2013 and has more than 20 years of training and experience in histopathology and cancer research. Prior to joining Definiens, Dr. Huss served as Global Head of Histopathology and Tissue Biomarkers at Roche Diagnostics, where he was involved in identifying new tissue biomarkers to stratify cancer patients as part of a global Personalized Healthcare strategy. Dr. Huss also co-founded the biotech company APCETH. He has training and experience in immunology, transplantation biology and stem cell research, has published more than 100 papers, and has worked with the Nobel Laureates Rolf Zinkernagel and E. Donnell Thomas.

In his role as Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Huss plays a key role in expanding Definiens’ image and data analysis into Tissue Diagnostics and Clinical Digital Pathology. Dr. Huss holds global academic appointments at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich and the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, USA. He is also a Professor of Systems Biology at the University College Dublin.

DefiniensDefiniensDefiniens is the pioneering provider of Tissue Phenomics® solutions for biomarker and companion diagnostics development and commercialization. Definiens’ technology empowers smarter tissue-based diagnostics by leveraging quantitative tissue readouts and other big data sources. By enabling the development of powerful and precise assays for patient stratification and clinical trial enrollment, Definiens aims to dramatically improve patient outcomes.

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29th November 9am - 11.30am Free to Attend

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