ByMichaela Schraudt

Public inaugural lecture by Prof. Dr. Thomas Ganslandt

On Friday, 22nd February 2019, Professor Dr. med. Thomas Ganslandt (Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg) gave his inaugural lecture with the title “From Medical Data Science to Digital Health: How Data brings Care, Research and Patients together”. In March 2018, Professor Ganslandt was appointed to the newly established university professorship for Medical Informatics and, as managing director of the Heinrich-Lanz-Centre, he coordinates its reorientation towards digital health. In his lecture, he showed the potential that results from the current developments in medical data science and how the Heinrich-Lanz-Centre will develop this potential for research and patient care, especially for the patients of Mannheim University Hospital.