CIFAR Genetic Networks and Personalized Medicine Workshop Report

Symposium Debrief Genetic Networks 20.04.2017

On December 4, 2016, Fellows from CIFAR’s program in Genetic Networks held an introductory workshop with other clinical, academic and industry leaders to explore the challenges and opportunities in integrating genetic interaction based research into the field of personalized medicine. Workshop participants approached the topic from three perspectives: breaking research barriers, clinical challenges and opportunities, and the role of public and commercial institutions in genomic medicine. The following report summarizes the key discussion points raised during the workshop.

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