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CIFAR Genetic Networks and Personalized Medicine Workshop Report

by CIFAR Apr 20 / 17
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.

SESSION 1: BREAKING RESEARCH BARRIERS

Steve Scherer, CIFAR Fellow, The Hospital for Sick Children
Mike Cherry, Stanford University

SESSION 2: CLINICAL OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

Rahul Deo, University of California, San Francisco
June Carroll, University of Toronto

SESSION 3: THE ROLE OF PUBLIC AND COMMERCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Michael Paterson, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
James Lu, Helix Robert Nussbaum, Invitae


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