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Media alert: ACMG 2011 Clinical Genetics Meeting -- press registration is now open
Date:2/16/2011

Health, science and genetics reporters are invited to register now for the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, March 16-20, 2011 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada. From Genomic Testing to Genomics and Cancer to The Future of Newborn Screening, the focus of the ACMG Meeting is on the practice of genetics and genomics in healthcare today and in the future. The conference will showcase the latest advances and breakthroughs in genetics research and its applications to medical practice and public health. The ACMG Annual Meeting attracts medical and scientific leaders from around the world who are working to apply research in genetics and the human genome to the diagnosis, management, treatment and prevention of genetic conditions and rare and common diseases.

Topics include:

  • Genomic Medicine in the Management and Prevention of Cancer
  • The Future of Newborn Screening
  • Global Perspectives on Screening for Jewish Genetic Diseases
  • The Exome Strategy for Gene Discovery and Medical Practice
  • New Insights in the Evaluation of Individuals With Intellectual Disability
  • Genetics Issues and Native Populations
  • Delivering Genomic Testing Results to Patients
  • Advances in Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Implications for Public Health: the Line Between Research and Clinical Genetic Testing
  • Translating Clinical Guideline for Family History Risk Assessment
  • Diagnostic Dilemmas Rare Knowns and Unknowns
  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  • Genetic Counseling
  • and many more

To see the complete program visit www.acmgmeeting.net.

New for 2011: The ACMG Foundation will present bicycles to children with rare genetic diseases from the Rare Disease Foundation of Vancouver in a heartwarming event on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

To receive a complimentary media registration, contact Kathy Beal, MBA at kbeal@acmg.net for the Press Registration Access


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Contact: Kathy Beal, MBA
kbeal@acmg.net
301-238-4582
American College of Medical Genetics
Source:Eurekalert

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