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Enabling Genomic Medicine 2020: Mainstreaming Genomics

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Congenica EGM2020- Genomic Medicine

Join global genomics experts at the forefront of precision medicine for this free virtual event presenting the latest innovations and best practices for mainstreaming genomics to enable routine clinical care, diagnosis, and treatment.

 

Speakers include:

Prof. Sanjay Sisodiya
Director of Genomics & Professor of Neurology, UCL

Dr. Michael Phillips
Chief Scientific Officer, Sequence Bio

Dr. Tessa Homfray
Consultant in Medical Genetics, NHS St George’s Hospital

Dr. Miriam León Otegui
Head of Clinical Analysis, Veritas Genetics

Dr. Nick Lench
Chief Scientific Officer, Congenica

Prof. Phil Beales
Head of Genetics and Genomic Medicine, Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

 

See further details on the Congenica seminar page.

Details

Date:
September 9
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Website:
https://genomics.congenica.com/egm2020

Organiser

Congenica
Phone:
+44 (0)1223 499 965
Website:
https://www.congenica.com/

Venue

Online
United Kingdom + Google Map
With any Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) test ordered, a Record of Discussion (RoD) form will also need to be submitted. This document is to record the patient’s consent for genomic testing and their choice on taking part in research. Guidance on the patient choice conversation can be found here
 
This RoD form will be available for clinicians to download from this webpage. Once completed with the patient, it can be send to the lab with the corresponding test order form and sample.
Tests available to order will be listed in the National Genomic Test Directory. A test order form will soon be made available for clinicians on this webpage to download and complete. This form will include the address of the laboratory that the appropriate sample and completed form needs to be sent to.
 
Until the new Genomic Laboratory Service goes live, please continue to follow existing test order processes.
 
Later this year, the online test ordering tool for Whole Genome Sequencing will be integrated into the National Genomics Informatics System (NGIS) and clinicians will be able to search or filter to find a clinical indication, confirm eligibility criteria and start the test request process for their patient.