Integrating Genomics into Clinical Practice: A Local and International Perspective

150814_001Prof Kathryn North AM
Director, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
Director, Victorian Clinical Genetics Service
David Danks Professor of Child Health Research,
University of Melbourne

Integrating Genomics into Clinical Practice: A Local and International Perspective
Genomic technologies are having a huge impact on our ability to diagnose and understand of a range of disorders. However realising the full clinical and research benefit of next generation sequencing (NGS) requires planning and collaboration. In this presentation, Professor North will demonstrate the use of next generation sequencing in diagnosis and gene discovery and provide an overview of local and global initiatives aiming to responsibly share genomic and clinical information to advance diagnosis, prevention and therapy.

Date: Tuesday, 18 August 2015
Time: 12:45-1:45pm (Lunch from 12:15pm)
Venue: St Vincent’s Hospital, Chamberlin Lecture Theatre (Building A)
RSVP: Dr Tam Nguyen, T: 9231 2394
Email: clinicaltrials@svha.org.au

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