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The 2021 ISGP Annual Medical Genomics Symposium

  • 07 May 2021
  • 8:20 AM - 4:15 PM
  • Virtual
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An educational symposium presented by

The Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals (ISGP) and the Illinois Department of Public Health

8:20 am: Virtual event opens on Zoom

8:30 am: Welcome - ISGP Symposium Planning Committee Co-Chairs, Brittany Mahalick, MS, CGC and Emily Bryant, MS, CGC

8:40 am: Opening remarks by current IGSP president, Brittany DeGreef, MS, LCGC

9:00 am: Gemma Carvill, PhD  Routine clinical genome sequencing in individuals with epilepsy and associated neurodevelopmental disorders: are we there yet?

10:05 am: Veronica Halloway, MA  COVID-19 illuminates Health and Health Care Inequities caused by the Pandemic

11:05 am: Break

11:30 am: Keynote presentation by Taylor Kane, Founder of Remember the Girls - Females with X-linked conditions — Not “Just Carriers” 

12:35 pm: Emily Miller, MD, MPH  SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnancy 

1:35 pm: Lunch Break

2:00 pm: Panel Discussion: Updates to the treatment of genetic disease

Karen Raraigh, MS, CGC  The changing face of cystic fibrosis in the era of CFTR modulators

Lenika DeSimone, MS, CGC  The Treatment Landscape of SMA and DMD

3:05 pm: Sponsored Presentation:  Kelly Burgess, MS, CGC, Ambry Genetics  A randomized controlled trial of video-education or in-person genetic counseling for men with prostate cancer (ProGen)

4:05 pm: Closing Remarks

Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals

Chicago, IL USA

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