Therapeutic Genome Editing: An ASHG-AJHG Webinar

Advances in the technology of genome editing offer major opportunities in the treatment of genetic disorders, but also raise complex technical and ethical issues. This webinar will explore these considerations both for somatic and germline genome editing and will explore the future research agenda for therapeutic genome editing.

When: Wednesday, December 11, 2 - 3 P.M.

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Genomic and Precision Medicine Weekly Forum

Opeyemi Olabisi, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Duke University
"Patient-stem cell-derived podocytes as tools for modeling APOL1-associated kidney disease"

When: Thursday, December 19, 2019, noon - 1 P.M.
Where: Duke University

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IGNITE Steering Committee Meeting

IGNITE will conduct a a two-day Steering Committee Meeting

When: Wednesday, January 22 - Thursday, January 23, 2020
Where: University of Florida Research & Academic Center, Lake Nona, FL


5th Annual Precision Medicine Conference

fifth annual University of Florida Precision Medicine Conferene, February 21-22, Orlando, FLA two-day series of interactive presentations and panel sessions will feature some of the nation's leading experts on emerging topics in genomic medicine and pharmacogenomics.

When: Friday February 21 - Saturday, February 22, 2020
Where: Orlando, FL

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The Role of Digital Health Technologies in Drug Development: A Workshop

National academies of sciences engineering and medicineThis workshop will provide a venue to discuss challenges and opportunities in digital health technologies for improving the probability of success in drug development and enabling precision medicine. Workshop participants may consider key components for an evidence-based framework for applying digital health technologies towards drug research and development.

When: Tuesday, March 24, 2020; 8:30 A.M.
Where: Keck Center, Washington, D.C.

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IGNITE Steering Committee Meeting

IGNITE will conduct a a two-day Steering Committee Meeting

When: Thursday, April 23 - Friday, April 24, 2020
Where: TBD

Genomic Medicine Implementation in Low Resources Settings – South America

downtowon Santiago, ChileThis conference, the first the Global Genomics Medicine Collaborative (G2MC) has organized in South America, will focus on implementing Genomic Medicine in low resource settings.

When: Wednesday, May 6 - Friday, May 8, 2020
Where: Santiago, Chile

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SGIM Annual Meeting

SGIM: Society of General Internal MedicineThe 2020 SGIM Annual Meeting will encompass the breadth and depth of General Internal Medicine, including health services research, medical education, advocacy, and exemplary clinical care. This year's theme is Just Care: Addressing the Social Determinants for Better Health.

When: Wednesday, May 6  - Saturday, May 9, 2020
Where: Birmingham, AL

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Pharmacogenomics Conference 2020

This two-day conference will provide PGx implementation education on a range of topics through lectures and smaller group breakout sessions. Registration opens January 15, 2020.

When: Thursday, June 11  - Friday, June 12, 2020
Where: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

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