Ms Rizwana Mia
, South African Medical Research Council
Rizwana Mia is a Senior Program Manager -Precision Medicine at the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC). She is responsible for the South African Precision Medicine program and incorporating the South African Precision Medicine Think Tank. She has spearheaded strategic partnerships in creating programmatic research as well as core infrastructure (SAMRC Genomics Centre) to enable and position South Africa in the area of precision medicine. She is a partner of the EU-Africa PerMed, a member of the ICPerMed and executive committee. She has experience in conducting technology, commercial due diligence and technology transfer, as well as conducting landscape analyses of various Biotechnology sectors. and developed the South African Precision Medicine Research framework.