Genomics: Transforming Healthcare

Date: 27 September 2017

Time: 09:00 to 17:00

Location: The Studio Leeds Riverside West Whitehall Road Leeds LS1 4AW

Genomic medicine is bringing the benefits of Personalised Medicine to patients in the NHS. This is a free educational event for all healthcare professionals who want to explore the impact of genomics on patient care, diagnosis and treatment.

Come and hear about the exciting work and developments that are happening in our region:

  • Find out how genomics is already making a difference to patients’ lives
  • Hear how genomics will change how you diagnose and treat patients
  • Learn more about Training & Educational opportunities in genomics for you and your team

Topics will include:

  • Genomics England, 100,000 Genomes Project www.genomicsengland.co.uk
  • Managing patient expectations
  • Communicating complex information
  • Economic benefits of genomic medicine
  • Knowledge sharing sessions, including technological, scientific and pharmaceutical developments and patient benefits in cancer and rare disease

To register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/genomics-transforming-healthcare-registration-36482932433 

Draft Agenda

9.00 - 9.30: REGISTRATION

9.30 - 9.40: Welcome & introduction

09.40 - 10.00: The Genomics Education Programme

10.00 - 10.30: What is happening in Yorkshire & Humber

10.30 - 11.00: Patient and Family Expectations from Genomic Medicine - Hope and Hype

11.00 - 11.15: BREAK

11.15 - 11.45: Patient Public Involvement: Motivations, Impact & Pathway Examples

11.45 - 12.15: Making Genomics more 'sociable': Talking to patients about the science

12.15 - 12.30: Recruitment into the 100,000 Genomes Project - opportunities and challenges, and patient benefit

12.45 - 13.30: LUNCH

13.30 - 14.30: ALK Testing: Molecular oncology improving the lives of patients with Lung Cancer

14.30 - 15.00: Qiagen Solutions for Clinical Genomics - from Sample to Insight

15.00 - 15.30: Interesting cases from the Eye Clinic

15.30 - 16.00: Accelerating Diagnostics into NHS care

16.00 - 16.30: Where is the value in Genomic Medicine ?

16.30 CLOSING REMARKS

 

This event is being sponcered by:

PFIZER, QIAGEN, MERCK and PERKIN ELMER

  • Location:
    The Studio Leeds Riverside West Whitehall Road Leeds LS1 4AW
  • Related LCRN:
    Yorkshire and Humber
  • Knowledge Area:
    NIHR in your area
  • Year:
    2017
  • Category:
    Local
  • Summary:
    Genomic medicine is bringing the benefits of Personalised Medicine to patients in the NHS. This is a free educational event for all healthcare professionals who want to explore the impact of genomics on patient care, diagnosis and treatment. Come and hear about the exciting work and developments that are happening in our region

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