Early Career Investigator Profile: Thushara Priyawansha We’re excited to continue our G2MC Early Career Investigator (ECI) Series with our final interview of 2023. We’re speaking with Dr. Thushara Priyawansha from Sri Lanka, whom we caught up with in the UK where he’s attending the Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine at St. Mary’s Hospital, completing overseas training to work as a
All G2MC members are invited to join the G2MC Resource Center Working Group’s inaugural meeting held virtually on January 11, 2024.
Read about the G2MC Family Health History Flagship Project’s plans and goals for the upcoming year.
Insights from ASHG’s Annual Meeting: Day Two During the American Society of Human Genetics 2023 Conference, our very own Scott Sundseth had the pleasure of interviewing Walter Wolfsberger, a scientist hailing from Ukraine. Walter is a primary member of a unique Type 1 Diabetes cohort, and his insights are truly captivating. We are thrilled to present his abstract, from ‘20,000
Reporting from ASHG’s Annual Meeting: Day One Our own Scott Sundseth had the privilege of attending the American Society of Human Genetics’ Annual Meeting this November. It was an exciting opportunity for Scott to connect with some remarkable individuals in the field, among them were Early Career Investigators Comfort Kanji and David Twesigome , who have kindly allowed GGMC to
Dead Sea Conference October 11-13, 2023 Registration Open For Dead Sea Conference “The Disease Prevention, Detection and Treatment Conference: A unique meeting on Precision Medicine will be led by top professionals whose expertise is in discovery and use of molecular data to improve health. More than 80 international experts have already approved their participation and will lead parallel sessions
Register for the 1st African Pharmacogenomics Network Webinar. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn We highly recommend checking out the 1st African Pharmacogenomics Network Webinar debuting this July. This is a webinar series aimed at raising awareness around the importance of pharmacogenomics for African populations. Join every last Thursday of the month, from the African Pharmacogenomics Network (APN) and the African Society of Human
FHH Flagship Project Members To Collaborate on Study To Assess Genetic Services at Dhulikhel Hospital, Nepal
Two members of the Family Health History (FHH) Flagship Project are collaborating on a research study entitled Current Practice and Perspective for enhancing genetic services: An exploratory mixed-method study at Dhulikhel Hospital.
The Genomic Medicine Clinics for Rare Genetic Disorders pilot project completed its initial goal of implementing exome sequencing for the diagnosis of rare uncharacterized and undiagnosed diseases in six clinical sites located in low- and middle-income countries.
We are pleased to share that Teji Rakhra-Burris, GGMC President & CEO, and Dr. Bruce Korf, Interim Co-Chair of G2MC, will represent the Global Genomic Medicine Consortium (G2MC) on the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health.
Two members of the Family Health History (FHH) Flagship Project co-authored a paper that presents a list of 25 questions a doctor may use to review a family health history app for clinical quality.
We are excited to share that GGMC will be represented on the Human Genome Organization (HUGO) Forum, where members of the HUGO executive board, committee chairs, and liaisons from other organizations can meet, exchange information and discuss new collaborative initiatives in the genomics arena.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Funding Opportunity: “Catalyzing Equitable Artificial Intelligence (AI) Use”
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched a new Grand Challenges (GC) request for proposals, “Catalyzing Equitable Artificial Intelligence (AI) Use”. The funding level is a grant of up to USD $100,000.00, for each project. Deadline for proposals is June 5, 2023.
Upcoming Talk: “Factors predicting who will stick with a lifestyle intervention: Utilizing precision medicine to improve healthy lifestyle behaviors” will be presented by Katherine Collins, PhD, on Thursday, May 25, 2023. Registration is required.
GA4GH’s is Accepting Submissions for Driver Projects The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) has issued a call for new Driver Projects to join a rapidly expanding community that boosts responsible genomic data sharing to benefit human health. Groups with projects to embed genomics in healthcare, set genomic data sharing policies, expand data access for specific diseases, and achieve
Read the latest updates from the FHH Flagship Project group.
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