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Precision Medicine 2022: The New “Normal”?

September 20, 2022

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This year our annual conference will focus on novel applications as well as long-standing challenges of genetic testing, a measurement modality central to precision medicine.* While the clinical applications of genetic testing have broadened from a single gene focus to increasingly available whole genome sequencing and genome-wide risk scores, there remains much confusion around the appropriate evidentiary standards for their use in clinical practice and in R&D. This conference will provide a platform to discuss foundational questions such as the nature of “normal” genetic variation in the context of both established forms of testing and cutting-edge technology. To achieve these goals, we will convene expert scientists from academia and industry who are developing new applications and technologies of genetic testing as well as laboratory directors and individuals responsible for guidelines on variant interpretation. We will frame these discussions around how best to improve precision medicine for all populations. As we have done in years past, we will center on elevating the patient voice and building patient engagement.

Details

Date:
September 20
Time:
10:00 am - 4:15 pm
Website:
https://dbmi.hms.harvard.edu/events/precision-medicine-annual-conference/2022-new-normal

Venue

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center & Online
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States

Organizer

Harvard Medical School