Translating current genetics into clinical practice

The new NHS Genomic Medicine Service marks an exciting new chapter in translating genetics into patient benefit. This webinar will include short talks by leaders in the field followed by a panel discussion, aiming to explore the challenges and opportunities ahead as genetic testing and therapies have the potential to impact all areas of medicine in primary and secondary care.

The Programme: Tuesday, 18 May, 2021

17.00-17.05 Welcome
Prof Julian Knight
Executive Committee Member, Association of Physicians of Great Britain & Ireland,
University of Oxford
17.05-17.15 “The 100,000 Genomes Project: transforming the NHS.”
Prof Sir Mark Caulfield
Chief Scientist, Genomics England
17.15-17.25 “Clinical expansion of Cancer Susceptibility Genetics: opportunities and challenges”
Professor Clare Turnbull
Professor of Translational Cancer Genetics, Institute of Cancer Research
17.25-17.35 “Gene therapy – success, failure and the future”
Professor Deborah Gill
Professor of Gene Medicine, University of Oxford
17.35-17.45 “Social and ethical aspects of genomics”
Professor Nina Hallowell
Professor and CoDirector of EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Health Data Science, University of Oxford
17:45-18:00 Panel Discussion