G2MC News

G2MC Featured Early Career Investigator: Peter James Abad

For our November G2MC Young Investigator profile, we’re proud to sit down with Nurse and Genetic Counselor, Peter James Abad. Abad is part of the faculty at the University of the Philippines Manila College of Nursing, an affiliate of the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program at the College of Medicine, and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Nursing at the University of Iowa.

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Rare and Unknown Disease Project Website Now Live!

The Rare and Unknown Disease Project is an interdisciplinary 4-year project, funded by the Chilean Agency for Research and Development (ANID) and is aimed at evaluating the personal, familial, healthcare and societal implications of reaching a diagnosis (or not) via exome sequencing for persons with unknown rare disorders in Chile. 

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7th G2MC International Conference

We are excited to share that the Global Genomic Medicine Consortium (G2MC) 7th International Conference will be held in 2023 in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference will take place during the September-October timeframe with exact dates to be announced soon. For those unable to attend in person, we will also be incorporating virtual sessions.

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Register for Science/AAAS’s “Doing Better Where It Counts: Bringing Rare Disease Care to Underserved Populations” Webinar

Register here for “Doing better where it counts: Bringing rare disease care to underserved populations” by Science/AAAS G2MC members are invited to join Science/AAAS’s all virtual “Doing better where it counts: Bringing rare disease care to underserved populations.”This Webinar hopes to highlight the following:Obstacles encountered during the diagnostic odyssey for patients with rare diseaseOutline the hardships faced specifically by underserved

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What To Know About Genomics Education Week

What To Know About Healthcare Professionals’ Genomics Education Week We all understand the importance of implementing genomics and patient care, but healthcare providers may not be aware of the genomics education resources available. Our partners at the National Human Genome Research Institute, along with several of our colleagues, are organizing a social media campaign from June 6-10 that focuses on

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Duke CAGPM Genomic & Precision Medicine Forum Series

Upcoming Talk: “Genetic and Molecular Determinants Associated with Dropout from and Adherence to Lifestyle Interventions” will be presented by Katherine Collins, PhD, and “AR-pathway-inhibitor resistant prostate cancer: A Systems Biology Approach” will be presented by Nathan Hawkey, MD, on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Registration is required.

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Evidence Working Group’s Published Article on Polygenic Risk Scores in Genomic Medicine Practices

G2MC Evidence Working Group Publish Systemic Review New Review published online in Human Genetics as part of the Springer Nature Content Sharing Initiative We are incredibly excited to announce that article “The clinical utility of polygenic risk scores in genomic medicine practices: a systematic review” has been published online in Human Genetics, led and authored by members of the G2MC

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