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CHI Calls Convention of Inherited Disease Diagnostics Teams to Share Cases & Strategies
Discussions will be focused on the discovery, detection and treatment of genetic diseases with next generation sequencing
Through presentations, roundtable discussions and networking, attendees of this meeting will compare the pros and cons of single-gene tests and whole genome, whole exome sequencing and examine techniques for identifying a variant as pathological. In addition to strategies for interpreting clinical data and creating a genomic profile, ethical considerations around incidental findings and prenatal screening will be debated. Experts will also weigh in on implementing genetic screening into routine clinical practice. The faculty is comprised of researchers at the center of advancements in genetic testing from Duke University, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Philadeliphia, Children's Mercy Hospital, Partner's Canter for Personalized Genetic Medicine and UCLA School of Medicine.
The Inherited Disease Diagnostics Meeting will take place at the 2014 Next Generation Dx Summit, alongside a collection of eleven courses and ten conference programs covering the areas of point-of-care;
Full program details can be found at http://www.nextgenerationdx.com/
For a preview of the event, researchers are invited to listen to faculty-recorded podcasts at http://www.nextgenerationdx.com/
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