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Message posted on 13/05/2022

Invitation to Panel Discussion: What is Health Equity?

Dear Researchers, Students & Staff,

We are very happy to announce that the Technical University of Munich (Germany), Imperial College London (UK), and the Aswan Heart Center (Egypt) will host the following event

What is Health Equity? An Interdisciplinary & International Panel Discussion about Genetics, Epigenetics and Health Equity

When: May 30th 17:30-19:00pm (CEST)

Where: Vorhoelzer Forum, TUM, Munich (In Person) and Virtually (Zoom) Registration: Registration Deadline: May 23 2022

At this event, scholars from a range of disciplines and global locations will discuss how we can better understand and work towards health equity in biomedical research fields, such as genetics and epigenetics. We will particularly explore current inequities across and within different societies in the Global South and North and how collaborations between the social sciences and biomedicine could contribute to improving the usefulness of biomedical research for health equity struggles.

Speakers: Yasmine Aguib | Imperial College London & Magdi Yacoub Foundation Rokhaya Ndiaye | Cheikh Anta Diop University Clarissa Prazeres da Costa | Technical University of Munich Volker Mall | Technical University of Munich Jenny Reardon | University of California Santa Cruz Moderator: Ruth Müller | Technical University of Munich

Funded by: Global Incentive Fund, Technical University of Munich

After the event, drinks and refreshments will be served. Please register your in-person or online attendance until May 23. Please feel free to circulate this invitation amongst your networks.

We are looking forward to your involvement in this lively and enriching discussion!

If you have any question, please feel free to contact the organizing team at TUM via

Best regards,

Amy, on behalf of the TUM-Imperial Global Incentive Organization Team

Amy Clare, M.A. Doctoral Research Associate | Doktorandin Science and Technology Policy | Wissenschafts- und Technologiepolitik +49 (89) 289 – 29236 Pronouns: She/Her

Technical University of Munich (TUM) TUM School of Social Sciences and Technology Department of Science, Technology and Society (STS) Augustenstraße 46 80333 München, Germany

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