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Tina Woods

Founder & CEO Collider Health and Collider Science; CEO & Co-Founder Longevity International

Talk Title: Live Longer with AI: How Artificial Intelligence
is Helping Us Extend our Healthspan and Live Better Too

Talk Abstract:

Living with a pandemic has become the new normal and has made the world realise the value of health as the cornerstone of prosperity. We need to think about health in a different way, not just about treating disease but as our greatest personal and societal asset to protect. Tina Woods explores latest developments in science, technology and data enabling us to live longer, healthier and better lives. She examines how AI can accelerate our understanding of the wider determinants of health, the cellular basis of aging, how our genes are influenced by our environment and why the solutions for living longer are linked to living greener. She will look at how sharing data will help us individually but also benefit wider society in key areas of research, including ageing biomarkers, enabling us to predict and manage dementia and other chronic diseases of ageing, and become more resilient to future pandemics. Finally, she will consider how to make the most of the ‘Global Reset’ to focus global attention on minimising the health and wealth inequalities that have divided us during the Covid-19 crisis. Tina Woods is the author of Live Longer with AI: How Artificial Intelligence is Helping Us Extend our Healthspan and Live Better Too’ which will be published on 9 October and is available for pre-sales on Amazon.

Bio:

Tina is Founder and CEO of Collider Health, an ecosystem builder that works with organisations in both private and public sectors to transform health with sustainable impact at scale. Tina specialises in connecting government, business and academia to align thinking and take action. She works with the National AHSN AI Network to support an AI and data-driven tech ecosystem for the NHS and UK Research & Innovation on the Healthy Ageing Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. Tina is also co-founder and CEO of Longevity International, which provides the Secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group for Longevity that launched The Health of the Nation Strategy supported by Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Care, in February 2020 to deliver the government manifesto for 5 extra years of healthy life expectancy to all British citizens by 2035 while minimising health inequalities. Tina is now setting up the Business Coalition for a Healthier Nation, (a key recommendation in the Strategy) that sets out how business should invest long-term in sustainable preventative health in line with ESG mandates like for climate change: to enhance health and economic resilience and develop socially-driven products and services to keep people healthy and well. Tina’s book, “Live Longer with AI: How artificial intelligence is helping us extend our healthspan and live better too” will be published on 9 October (pre-order sales on Amazon).