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Dr. John O'Brien

Life/Health Chief Medical Officer, London

Dr. John O'Brien is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Gen Re Life/Health Research and Development, based in the UK. Before joining Gen Re as CMO, he worked as consultant for Gen Re in Cape Town while running a pulmonology practice and clinical trial centre. Dr. O'Brien is a past president of the South African Thoracic Society and served on the editorial committees for the South African Thoracic Society guidelines for asthma and COPD. He has been a clinical investigator in more than 70 clinical trials in asthma and COPD.

  • Underwriting Focus 2018, No. 2

    Issue: Nov 06, 2018|English

    The article discusses genetic testing, worldwide regulations and advances in personalised medicine. Additionally we look into two specific genetic diseases – breast cancer and cystic fibrosis – and their assessment in underwriting.

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  • RPaktuell 2018, Nr. 1

    Issue: Aug 31, 2018|Deutsch

    Chancen und Möglichkeiten, die sich für die Risikoprüfung aus der Digitalisierung ergeben können. Die potenziellen Veränderungen sind vielfältig: Produktgestaltung, Antragsprozess und Risikobewertung stehen u. a. vor großen Neuerungen.

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  • Underwriting Focus 2018, No. 1

    Issue: May 29, 2018|English

    “The Future of Underwriting” is the topic of the current edition. The insurance world, as well as the underwriting process, will be undergoing tremendous changes. Buzzwords – such as “digitalisation”, “big data” or “artificial intelligence” – are increasingly...

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  • Underwriting Focus 2017, No. 2

    Issue: Feb 19, 2018|Français

    Ce numéro est consacré à la conception et la sélection des produits dépendance, aux maladies cardiovasculaires chez les séniors, aux maladies rhumatismales dont la polyarthrite rhumatoïde, et aux risques de sports d'hiver.

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