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Oxford Virtual Symposium 'Clinical Genomic and Precision Medicine 2020'

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Oxford Virtual Symposium 'Clinical Genomic and Precision Medicine 2020'

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You are welcome to participate in the first Virtual Oxford Symposium on clinical genomic and precision medicine. The conference aims to discuss and explore genomic applications and translations in clinical medicine and healthcare. Faculty includes world leaders in the field of genomic precision medicine. The conference is wholly virtual, open to participants from all of the world.

Scientific Advisory Committee

Professor Dhavendra Kumar (London/Cardiff; Chair)

Professor Sir Munir Primohamed (Liverpool)

Professor Doug Higgs (Oxford)

Professor Sir Mark Caulfield (London)

Professor William Newman (Manchester)

“The Professor Sir David Weatherall Oration”

The new oration is established to mark and recognise landmark contributions of Sir David Weatherall, the Founder Director of the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, in the field of molecular medicine. The scientific advisory committee shall search and recommend a distinguished clinical scientist or molecular/genomic scientist with impressive track record of life long contributions in genetics, genomics and molecular biology with unparalleled application and translation in clinical and preventive medicine.

First Oxford Virtual Symposium Programme

0900 Welcome Introduction

Dhavendra Kumar, Cardiff & London

0915 Key Note Lecture 1

Status of genomic medicine in NHS

Bill Newman, Manchester

0945 Session 1: Genome diagnostics in clinical practice

Chair - Professor Andrew Wilkie, WIMM University of


0950 Clinical genome sequencing and variant interpretation

Sian Ellard, Exeter

1015 Mitochondrial genomics in clinical practice

Patrick Chinnery, Cambridge

1040 Whole genome sequencing in rare genetic diseases

Richard Scott, London

1115 Break

1125 Session II: Stratified and precision Medicine

Chair: Prof. Patricia Munroe, WHRI, QMUL, London

1135 Cancer stratification for targeted molecular therapy

Rebecca Fitzgerald, Cambridge

1200 Pharmacogenetics in clinical practice- way forward

Sir Munir Primohamed, Liverpool

1225 Genomics in complex diseases- model of Rheumatoid


Constantino Pitzalis, QMUL, London

1300 Lunch

1400 Key note Lecture 2

SARS-CoV2 (Covid-19) genome diagnosis and new

vaccine development

Sarah Gilbert, Jenner Inst. Oxford

1430 Session III: Mundane issues in genomic & precision


Chair: Professor Angus Clarke, Cardiff

1435 Ethical ground rules in genomic and precision medicine

Anneke Luccasen, Southampton

1450 Harmonisation in genomic precision medicine

Ruth Chadwick, Leeds & Cardiff

1515 Health economic parameters for genomic and precision


Sarah Wordsworth, Oxford

1540 Break

1550 'Sir David Weatherall Oration'

Chair- Professor Doug Higgs, WIMM University of


Professor Sir Stephen Patrick O'Rahilly, Cambridge

1650 Discussion / reflection / vote of thanks

1700 Close

Please contact genomicmedicine@yahoo.co.uk or conferences@genomicmedicine.org for all enquiries

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