Navigation Links
Far-reaching genetics topics to be addressed: 2009 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, March 25-29

The American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) will hold its 16th Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting from Wednesday, March 25 through Sunday, March 29, 2009 at the Tampa Convention Center.

Clinical and medical genetics and its integration into healthcare is evolving at a dizzying pace and the 2009 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting is an excellent opportunity for the medical and scientific media to learn firsthand about the latest genetics news of note and what it means for the public and to interact with presenters and attendees from the USA, Canada, and Europe.

The ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting offers four days of presentations, platform sessions, plenary and poster sessions on the latest clinical developments, research, practice and ethical issues in medical and clinical genetics. A media room with workspace is also available and interviews with presenters can be arranged.

Following are a few highlights of the latest research and program topics to be presented at the meeting. Please note that all research is strictly embargoed until the time of the presentation. Full meeting and program details are available at

Program Topics include:

  • Direct-to-consumer genetics and personalized medicine
  • Genetics of obesity, anorexia and weight regulation
  • Ethical controversies in genetic testing and screening of minors
  • Current issues in clinical cancer genetics
  • The metabolic basis of cardiac disease
  • Progress toward development of stem cell-based therapeutics
  • Noninvasive prenatal diagnostics
  • Carrier testing for common genetic diseases
  • Current and novel molecular genetic methodologies
  • And many more

For complete daily program session details, visit

Approximately 100 companies will also partic

Contact: Kathy Ridgely Beal
American College of Medical Genetics

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Stronger coastal winds due to climate change may have far-reaching effects
2. Genetics determine optimal drug dose of common anticoagulant
3. American College of Medical Genetics responds to new FDA labeling decision for warfarin
4. Rutgers Genetics receives $7.8 million for autism research
5. UD leads $5.3-million research project on rice epigenetics
6. UD leads $5.3-million research project on rice epigenetics
7. Wasp genetics study suggests altruism evolved from maternal behavior
8. Maynard Olson receives $500,000 Gruber Genetics Prize
9. UBC discovery unlocks tree genetics, gives new hope for pine beetle defense
10. Ecologists, material scientists pursue genetics of diatoms elegant, etched casing
11. Scientists achieve major genetics breakthrough
Post Your Comments:
(Date:7/9/2014)... neuronal function and increase the survival rate of ... team, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Southwest University, China ... were administered with low dose of levothyroxine for ... rats exhibited an obvious improvement in cognitive and ... 93%. The underlying mechanism was demonstrated that levothyroxine ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... less fit in terms of cardiorespiratory capacity, strength ... southern adolescents are more obese and present higher ... from the centre-north of Europe. , These are ... study conducted by scientists from the University of ... 25 other European research groups. The study compared ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Jena (Germany) They are amongst the most numerous inhabitants ... Emiliania huxleyi . Not visible to the naked eye, ... square kilometer sized patches, they are even visible on ... is responsible for approximately half of the global ... Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany). In the process the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Adolescents from southern Europe are less fit and more obese than central-northern European peers 2Short circuit in the food web 2
... gas could be produced from rotting organic matter like food ... pushing governments to use that ancient knowledge to turn household ... energy. Our environment would be the winner since less waste ... However, while the scientific theory is simple, treating the flow ...
... tricks and survival strategies of viruses to effectively ... virtual institute VISTRIE that received its funding commitment ... Immune Evasion", is a joint program grant with ... Association of German Research Centres. Coordinated by the ...
... ,As our bodies first form, developing cells are a lot ... addresses pinned to their shirts. The notes identify one as ... as a neuron. And that,s what they each grow up to ... original marching orders caused by aging, disease and other stressors like ...
Cached Biology News:Time to make more out of waste 2Time to make more out of waste 3Virtual Institute investigates virus infections 2Mutations can spur dangerous identity crisis in cells 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... device," Nobel laureate Herbert Kroemer famously observed, referring ... the junctures where layers of different materials meet. ... between layers of metal oxides are becoming increasingly ... spintronics, high-temperature superconductors, ferroelectrics and multiferroics. Realizing the ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014   Niagara Thermal Products is ... Buffalo BioBlower Technologies LLC ("B3") as the critical thermal ... award from the Army Corps of Engineers.  B3 has ... all biological contaminants and destroys VOCs and other chemical ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... SAN JOSE, California , January 15, 2014 ... for cancer, today announced the appointment of Thomas C Reynolds ... over 20 years, development experience gained in the biotechnology industry, ... "I am delighted to welcome Tom at this transformative ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... A study has been launched to test whether ... could help to tackle the problem of obesity.  This unique ... surgery based in Stowmarket) and academics at University Campus Suffolk ... technology, which is inspired by equipment used to collect data ...
Breaking Biology Technology:A deeper look at interfaces 2Niagara Thermal Products LLC Selected as Critical Supplier for Buffalo BioBlower Air Purification Systems 2Oxford BioTherapeutics Appoints Thomas C Reynolds MD, PhD to its Board of Directors 2Oxford BioTherapeutics Appoints Thomas C Reynolds MD, PhD to its Board of Directors 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 2Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 4
... CITY, QC, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mr. Pierre,Fitzgibbon, ... ("Atrium" or the "Company", TSX: ATB) today announced ... follow the decision by Mr.,Richard Bordeleau, President of ... in order to pursue news challenges. However, Mr. ...
... MichBio, the association for,Michigan,s life sciences industry, announced ... in Lansing. Guided tours will be available to ... 1 of the Expo, October 16. Attendees must register ... credentials and maps to the,locations. Visitors will transport themselves ...
... the Journal Nature Medicine, CLEVELAND, Sept. 10 ... normal cholesterol levels, yet seemingly,misses striking others who smoke, ... help explain why one person suffers a heart attack,and ... Research Institute have,discovered a mechanism that contributes to the ...
Cached Biology Technology:Atrium Innovations Announces Management Changes 2MichBio Announces Expo Tours; Extends Deadline for Innovator Showcase Applications 2Cleveland Clinic-Led Research Uncovers New Mechanism That Heightens Risk of Heart Disease 2Cleveland Clinic-Led Research Uncovers New Mechanism That Heightens Risk of Heart Disease 3
Human HVEM/TNFRSF14 Allophycocyanin MAb (Clone 94801)...
Enodgenous alkaline phosphotase inhibitor. Levamisole solution is supplied in concentrated form (20x). The final concentration of levamisole in the substrate solution will be 1 mM....
Biology Products: