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The American Society of Human Genetics to Host Press Briefing on 'Personalized Medicine and the Future of Health Care Practice' at 59th Annual Meeting
Date:10/6/2009

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) will be hosting a press briefing session on "Personalized Medicine and the Future of Health Care Practice" at the Society's 59th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 21, 2009.

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) will be hosting a press briefing session on "Personalized Medicine and the Future of Health Care Practice" at the Society's 59th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 21, 2009. The session features a panel of four of the world's top experts in human genetics who have all played key roles in the development and implementation of personalized medicine. The speakers in this panel session will engage in an open, forward-thinking discussion to address the translation of genetics research into personalized (genomic) medicine and the impact that this will have on the future of health care practice in the U.S. - and beyond. The speakers will also provide their firsthand perspectives on the impact on health care costs and quality of care, as well as the current and future challenges that must be addressed before we can effectively implement personalized medicine in clinical practice on a large-scale.

Who: The following speakers will be featured as panelists in this session:

 

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