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The 2017 Annual Medical Genomics Symposium

  • 03 Feb 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Prentice Women's Hospital, 3rd Floor, Conference Room L, 250 E. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60611
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An educational symposium presented by

The Genetic Task Force of Illinois and the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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8:00 a.m.  Registration & Breakfast
   
8:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
   
9:00 a.m. The NIH-White House Precision Medicine Initiative - Illinois Perspective
Philip Greenland, MD
Northwestern University
   
10:00 a.m.  Where Two Niches Meet: A GC's Experience at the Intersection of Genetic Genealogy and Medical Genetics
Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LGC
WatershedDNA
   
11:00 a.m. Break and Refreshments
   
11:30 a.m. KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Positive Exposure: Seeing Beyond Diagnosis
Rick Guidotti
Positive Exposure
   
12:30 p.m. Lunch
   
1:30 p.m. Clinical Applications of Psychiatric Genetics: From Molecular Research to the World's First Specialist Psychiatric Genetic Counseling Clinic
Jehannine Austin, PhD, MSc, CCGC, CGC
University of British Columbia
   
2:30 p.m. Genomic Sequencing of All Newborns: Ethical Challenges and Implications for Genetic Counseling
Aaron Goldenberg, PhD, MPH
Case Western Reserve University
   
3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks and Raffle


The Genetic Task Force of Illinois is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

Chicago, IL USA

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