Explore How Genomics is Shaping a New Vision of Health Care

DATE: Monday, May 10, 2021

TIME: 19:00 AST | 20:00 GST

DURATION: 1 hour

OVERVIEW: Genomics innovations are revolutionizing personalized and population health, and offer the promise of disease risk and drug response predictions. Join Thermo Fisher Scientific's webinar on Monday, May 10th, to hear from opinion leaders in the field on how genomics is shaping a new vision of health care.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand how a polygenic risk score (PRS) and pharmacogenomics (PGx) can deliver personalised health care
  • Learn why it is critical to capture target population diversity in building meaningful predictive genomics models
  • Discuss the value of biobanks in personalized health care.

SPEAKERS:

Prof. Aarno Palotie, M.D., Ph.D.,

Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland,

University of Helsinki, Finland

Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

Prof. Andres Metspalu, M.D., Ph.D.,

Estonian Genome Center,

Head of Estonian Biobank, Institute of Genomics

University of Tartu


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