Moderator: John Quackenbush, PhD. Harvard University/Genospace. Panelists: Jonathan Sheldon, PhD, Oracle, Raymond McCauley, Singularity University, Eric Neumann, PhD. Foundation Medicine, Eitan Rubin, PhD, Ben Gurion University of the Negev,Paul Langley - University of Minnesota
Currently “Big Data” is defined by the four “V’s” of Volume, Velocity, Variety and Veracity. The subject has attracted significant attention and funding but has, to date, also provided questionable value in our attempts to implement Precision Medicine. This panel group will discuss the question of pragmatic application of Big Data techniques to Precision Medicine. In addition the challenges facing the use of Big Data will be considered from a technical to patient application levels. Can Big Data be used to help patients?