Kay Meek Centre presents Bringing Genomics Home – Your DNA: A blueprint for better health

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Kay Meek Centre

Registration is free but required:  www.genomebc.ca/bghwestvancouver

 

Please join us for a free evening discussion about the key to personalized medicine, genomics, a new type of “microscope”, which helps to understand the role of DNA and related molecules in health and disease.

Hear from experts about what’s happening in our own backyard; shifting from disease centric to patient centric care.

Personalized Medicine: what’s the prescription for BC in the next 5 years?

Brad Popovich PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Genome BC

Cancer: unlocking a genetically driven disease

Joseph M Connors MD FRCPC, Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency Clinical Director, BC Cancer Agency Centre for Lymphoid Cancer

Mystery Patients: Using genomic tools to help diagnose and treat rare disease

Stuart Turvey, MBBS, DPhil, FRCPC, Pediatric Immunologist, BC Children’s Hospital, and Professor of Pediatrics, UBC

Hepatitis C: 25 years from discovery to cure

Mel Krajden MD, Medical Head, Hepatitis and Associate Medical Director, Public Health Microbiology and Reference Laboratory, BC Centre for Disease Control

For more information about this event please visit our website at www.kaymeekcentre.com

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