Delve into the digital strides being made in cancer care, from AI-powered diagnostics to streamlining healthcare operations.
Dr Pahini Pandya
CEO & Founder, Panakeia Technologies
Dr Pahini Pandya is the CEO and Founder of Panakeia Technologies, which enables rapid multi-omics profiling in minutes directly from routinely used tissue images, using AI and without the need for wet-lab assays. Trained as a cancer researcher Dr. Pahini Pandya spent the last decade furthering translational research in the field. She pursued a PhD in cancer biophysics at King’s College London, a postdoc at the University of Cambridge and has several publications in top journals. Educated at the Stanford and Cambridge business schools, Pahini has also held several leadership positions across entrepreneurial organisations and helped numerous start-ups commercialise research. She has been recognised as Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum, and received multiple awards for entrepreneurship.
CEO, Skin Analytics
Neil has a decade of AI-Healthcare experience having founded Skin Analytics in 2012. His career has centred on technology-driven transformation of traditional industries such as health and finance. He is an NHS Innovation Fellow and holds a BSc and an Executive MBA from London Business School.
Founder & CEO , Careology
Paul Landau is the CEO and founder of Careology, the leading digital cancer care platform. Careology’s award-winning app enables patients to navigate their cancer journey and connect them with their clinicians and community. Paul is a pioneer in the technology space – launching Fitbug in 2005, making it a highly influential player in the global wearables market. Following his wife’s cancer diagnosis, he leveraged his consumer healthtech experience to change how cancer care is delivered. Careology launched in 2019, empowering patients and healthcare professionals to be more in control, make decisions based on clinical rigour and help ease pressure in the system.
Chair: Alex Lawrence
Head of Health and Social Care, techUK
Alex joined techUK in July 2021 as Programme Manager for Health and Social Care. Since July 2023 Alex has led the Programme.
Alex formerly worked at Portland Communications, joining as part of their 2019 Graduate Scheme intake. In March 2020 she joined Portland’s Health team, supporting a range of clients in the life sciences industry across both public affairs and strategic communications.
Alex has a degree in History from the University of Cambridge, focussing on Early Modern Europe and material culture.