Integrating Genetics into Clinical Practice - free educational event

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On behalf of the Centre for Personalised Medicine, an exciting new collaboration between the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics and St. Anne's College, University of Oxford, I would like to invite you to join us for a free educational event - Integrating Genetics into Clinical Practice - Why, How and When? This event is open to general practitioners, physicians in secondary care, allied healthcare professionals and medical students interested in genomic medicine.

As you know, recent advances in genetics and the accessibility of genetic testing necessitate that all medical practitioners have an understanding of the role of genetics in clinical practice. Join us to learn why, how and when you can and should be using genetics in your practice. 

Guest speakers include:

  • Ingrid Slade, MD, PhD, Director of the Centre for Personalised Medicine, University of Oxford
  • Peter Donnelly, FRS FMedSci, Director, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, and Professor of Statistical Science at University of Oxford
  • Jill Hagenkord, MD, Chief Medical Officer, 23andMe
  • Caroline Presho, Patient Advocate, Chief Executive, BRCA Umbrella
  • Imran Rafi, MSc, PhD DFMS, Senior Lecturer in Primary Care Education, St. George's University of London
  • Heather Skirton, MSc, PhD, Faculty of Health, Education and Society, Plymouth University
  • Munir Pirmohamed, MD, PhD, NHS Chair of Pharmacogenetics, University of Liverpool
Date: Friday, 17 April 2015, 1400-1700

Venue: Rhodes House, Oxford

Registration: To view the full programme and register online, click here. Registration is free.

We hope that you can join us for this exciting event.

 

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