Kath Mackay | Interim Deputy Director Health & Care
Innovate UK

Kath Mackay, Interim Deputy Director Health & Care, Innovate UK

Kath Mackay is Interim Deputy Director of Health & Care at Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency and prime channel by which the UK Government incentivizes innovation in business.  Kath leads a team delivering programmes across high value areas for UK health and biomedical businesses.  These include advanced therapies, precision medicine, medicines discovery, digital health, disease prevention & wellbeing, antimicrobial resistance and vaccines, biosciences, the Biomedical Catalyst and Small Business Research Initiative. Kath joined Innovate UK in 2013 to co-manage the Regenerative Medicine & Advanced Therapies Programme.
 
Kath has over 15 years’ experience in business development, commercial operations, and life sciences research, spanning multiple disease areas and technologies across USA and EU markets.

Appearances:



Precision 2018 Day 1 @ 08:55

Chair's opening remarks

Precision 2018 Day 1 @ 09:50

Keynote panel: How is precision medicine shaping healthcare and medicine?

  • Diagnostics – defining tumours
  • Liquid biopsies - mapping cancers
  • Targeted drugs
  • Data mining

Ai in Healthcare 2018 Day Two @ 15:00

Panel discussion: Regulations in AI

  • How are we going to regulate AI for both healthcare and pharma?
  • Patient data and cyber security - should we be afraid of hacking?
  • Who should regulate this?

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