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Wednesday 13 September 2017 from 12:00 at 13:00

Clinical genomic predictive medicine


  • Leslie Biesecker, M.D. (invited by Philippe Campeau, M.D.)
    • Chief & Clinical and Molecular Geneticist, Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Dr. Biesecker is a clinical and molecular geneticist and Chief of the Medical Genomics and Metabolic Branch at the Genome Institute at NIH. He uses genomics to study genetic disorders, publishing nearly 300 research articles, reviews, and chapters and has elucidated the molecular basis of more than 15 disorders. He is as an editor or board member for six biomedical journals, was a director of the American Society of Human Genetics, an advisor to Illumina Corporation, and an advisor for the World Trade Center victim identification effort. He was recently elected to the National Academy of Medicine and has been nominated to the presidency of the American Society of Human Genetics for 2019.

When Speaker Presentation title Host Research axis
Sept. 14 Tomaz Vrtovec Computerized analysis of the spine and pelvis: towards new clinical knowledge and orthopedic applications Samuel Kadoury Musculoskeletal Diseases and Rehabilitation
Sept. 15 Alain Fischer To come Elie Haddad Viral and Immune Disorders and Cancers
Sept. 22 Olivier Drouin To come Philippe Jouvet Metabolic Health and Complex Diseases
Sept. 29 To come      
Oct. 6 To come      
Oct. 13 Michel Meunier To come Carl-Éric Aubin Musculoskeletal Diseases and Rehabilitation
Oct. 20 To come      
Oct. 27 Louis-Nicolas Veilleux To come Carl-Éric Auibn Musculoskeletal Diseases and Rehabilitation
Stay tuned for more dates and speakers names!

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