Precision Medicine Events

These events were hosted by the Precision Medicine Resource (PMR).

2021

2021 Advances in Precision Medicine, Genome Screening: Prenatal, Newborns, Adults

  • Speaker: Michael S. Watson, MS, PhD, FACMG, Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, Washington University
  • Date: 6/10/2021

2021 Advances in Precision Medicine, Human Genetics of Cardiometabolic Disease: A Tool to Uncover New Biology, and Enable Enhanced Clinical Care

  • Speaker: Amit V. Khera, MD, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Assistant Physician, Center for Genomic Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Associate Director, Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
  • Date: 5/13/2021

2021 Advances in Precision Medicine, Should We be Conducting Genomic Screening in US Adults to Assess Risk of Future Disease?

  • Speaker: David L. Veenstra, PharmD, PhD, Professor and Associate Director, Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy & Economics (CHOICE) Institute, Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington
  • Date: 4/8/2021

2021 Advances in Precision Medicine, Precision Medicine and the Genetics of Complex Traits

  • Speaker: Suzanne M. Leal, PhD, Sergievsky Family Professor of Neurological Sciences
  • Date: 3/11/2021

2021 Advances in Precision Medicine, Early Forays in Individualized Genomic Medicine

  • Speaker: Timothy Yu, MD, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard University
  • Date: 2/11/2021

2020

2020 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, The All of Us Research Program: Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications

  • Speaker: Subhashini Chandrasekharan, PhD (NIH)
  • Date: 12/10/2020

2020 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, Genomic Health Care: The UK 100,000 Genomes Project and Beyond

  • Speaker: Christine Patch, PhD, RGC (Genomics England)
  • Date: 11/12/2020

Precision Medicine Scholars’ Day Annual Symposium

  • Speaker: Tom Maniatis, PhD (Biochemistry/MolBiophyscs), Utpal Pajvani, MD, PhD (Medicine/Endocrinology), Tuuli Lappalainen, PhD (Systems Biology) & Harmen Bussemaker, PhD (Biological Sciences), Nicholas Arpaia, PhD (Microbiology & Immunology) & Tal Danino, PhD (Biomedical Engineering), Anil Rustgi, MD (Medicine/Digestive & Liver Dis), Lynn Petukhova, PhD (Dermatology), Chaolin Zhang, PhD (Systems Biology), Tal Korem, PhD (Systems Biology), Richard Carvajal, MD (Medicine/Hematology & Onc), Thomas Nickolas, MD, MS (Medicine/Nephrology), Muredach Reilly, MBBCh, MSCE (Medicine/Cardiology) & Wendy Chung, MD, PhD (Pediatrics/Mol Genetics), Claudia Doege, MD (Pathology & Cell Biology), Yuichi Shimada, MD (Medicine/Cardiology), Howard Lieberman, PhD (Radiation Oncology), Gary Miller, PhD (Environmental Health Sci)
  • Date: 10/23/2020

2020 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, Precision Genomics: Only As Precise as the Rare Event Data We Share

  • Speaker: Michael S. Watson, MS, PhD, FACMG, Washington University
  • Date: 3/12/2020

2019

2019 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, Precision Medicine: The View from Washington Heights

  • Speaker: David B. Goldstein, PhD, Professor of Medical and Surgical Research, Director, Institute for Genomic Medicine, CUIMC
  • Date: 12/12/2019

2019 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, Rapid Genomic Sequencing in the NICU: What have we learned so far?

  • Speaker: Stephen Kingsmore, MD, DSc
  • Date: 6/13/2019

2019 Advances in Precision Medicine SeminarThe Deceptive Appeal of Direct to Consumer Genetics

  • Speaker: Wylie Burke, MD, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, University of Washington
  • Date: 5/9/2019

2019 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, Enabling Precision Medicine via Genomics Data Standards

  • Speaker: Alterovitz, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School, Director, Biomedical Cybernetics Laboratory, Boston's Children's Hospital
  • Date: 3/14/2019

2018

2018 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, The Earlier the Better, Using Precision Medicine to Develop Fetal Treatments

  • Speaker: Diana W. Bianchi, MD
  • Date: 12/13/2018

2018 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, Case Studies in the Return of Individual Research Results          

  • Date: 11/8/2018

3rd Annual Symposium: 2018 Precision Medicine Updates

  • Speaker: Mercedes Martinez, MD (Pediatrics), Arnold Han, MD, PhD (Medicine/Digestive & Liver Dis), Ira Surolia, MD (Medicine/Hematology & Onc), James Chen, PhD (Systems Biology), Barry Fine, MD, PhD (Medicine/Cardiology), Matthew Lewis, MD (Medicine/Cardiology), Anthony Romer, PhD (Pediatrics), Jonathan Barasch, MD (Medicine/Nephrology)
  • Date:  6/01/2018

2018 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, There Are Genes of Major Effect in Psychiatry: Recent Progress in Autism Spectrum Disorder and What It Means for Precision Medicine

  • Speaker: Matthew State, MD, PhD, Oberndorf Family Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, University of California
  • Date:  5/10/2018

2018 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, From Human Genetics to Short-Term and Long-Term Clinical Impact: Examples from Human Height, Weight and Other Polygenic Traits

  • Speaker: Joel Hirschhorn, MD, PhD, Concordia Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Date: 3/22/2018

2018 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, A Quantitative Approach to Variant Interpretation and Predictive Medicine

  • Speaker: Leslie G. Biesecker, MD, Chief, Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute
  • Date: 2/08/2018

2017

2017 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, Unintended Changes in the Early Life Microbiota and Their Health Consequences

  • Speaker: Martin J. Blaser, MD, Muriel G. and George W. Singer Professor of Translational Medicine, Professor of Microbiology, Director, Human Microbiome Program, New York University Langone Medical Center
  • Date: 12/14/2017

2017 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, CRISPR Critters and Emended Mankind

  • Speaker: Alta Charo, JD, Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Date: 6/12/2017

2017 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, Navigating the Scylla & Charybdis of Medicine: Genetic Reductionism and Healthcare Idiosyncrasies

  • Speaker: Isaac S. Kohane, MD, PhD, Lawrence J. Henderson Professor of Pediatrics, Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston
  • Date: 5/11/2017

2017 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, Challenges in Genomic Medicine

  • Speaker: Gail P. Jarvik, MD, PhD, The Arno G. Motulsky Endowed Chair in Medicine, Professor of Genome Sciences, University of Washington Medical Center
  • Date: 4/20/2017

2017 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, Phenotype and Genotype in Pediatric Cholestasis

  • Speaker: Laura Bull, PhD, Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital
  • Date: 4/06/2017

2017 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, Precision Medicine in the Clinic & In Public Health: A Genomic Perspective

  • Speaker: James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics & Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Date: 3/09/2017

Annual Symposium: 2017 Precision Medicine Updates, The Symposium featured talks by recipients of Precision Medicine Pilot Awards and Fellowships: Changchun Deng, MD, PhD (Medical Oncology), Pamela Freda, MD (Endocrinology), Kenneth Olive, PhD (Pathology & Cell Biology), Ruth Ottman, PhD (Neurology), Simone Sanna-Cherchi, MD(Nephrology), Marcela Walker, MD (Endocrinology), James Chen, PhD(Dermatology), Matthew Lewis, MD (Cardiology)

  • Keynote Speaker: Muredach P. Reilly, MB, MS, Herbert and Florence Irving Professor of Medicine, Director of the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
  • Date: 2/17/2017

2017 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar, Engagement, Equity, and the Promise of Precision Medicine

  • Speaker: Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Meharry Medical College
  • Date: 2/06/2017