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.
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
The Global Genomic Medicine Consortium (G2MC) is pleased to begin the nomination process for electing new members to the G2MC Steering Committee. Nominations are being accepted through May 5, 2022.
Obtaining Varied Actionable Genetic Variations in the Middle East Implementation is lagging in many parts of the world, including the Middle East, mainly due to the lack of data on the distribution of actionable pharmacogenomic variations. From the Qatar Genome Research Consortium, this comprehensive study of the distribution of actionable genetic variation affecting drugs in a Middle Eastern population has
The Global Genomic Medicine Collaborative is pleased to share the structural and branding changes happening with the organization as a result of the organization’s growth and opportunities to expand our reach in the genomic medicine arena.
Dr. Oluwafemi G. Oluwole is a Research Fellow and Academic Instructor at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, as well as a member of the G2MC Young Investigator Subcommittee. He works with a community of medical scientists interested in genomic medicine, while providing expertise in molecular genetics and pharmacology.
University of Colombo Introduces Training Program in Clinical Genetics for Non-Geneticist Medical Professionals
Learn how the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka is educating local medical professionals on core concepts in clinical genetics and genomics and their applications in medicine and healthcare.
Learn about the exciting initiatives that are underway with the G2MC Family Health History Flagship Project and learn how you can get involved!
Featured G2MC Flagship Project: Genomic Medicine Clinics for Rare Genetic Disorders The G2MC flagship project on Genomic Medicine Clinics for Rare Genetic Disorders is aimed at promoting implementation of Genomic Medicine in Low Middle Income Countries (LMICs). The partners in this project consist of 17 clinics in LMICs, the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and technical partners paid as
The University del Desarrollo is offering its first online diploma course on genetic counseling that will begin in April 2022. Applications are being accepted.
NCD AND COVID-19: TACKLING TWO PANDEMICS THROUGH COLLOBORATIVE RESEARCH G2MC’s own Prof. Vajira Dissanayake will Co-Chair and present as the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, the 2021 Colombo Medical Congress! This virtual event aims to strengthen collaborations and encourage further research while giving opportunities for students and researchers to display their work. CONGRESS HIGHLIGHTS (All Times are IST) 25
WHO Science Council Workshop Series Workshop 3: Historical, Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory ConsiderationsThursday, 2nd December 2021, 13:30 – 17:30 CET| Virtual Register for the WHO Science Council Series From the WHO Agenda: About this event Advances in science and technology hold great promise for new and improved ways to address global health and to support healthier populations worldwide. Achieving the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) traditional
Announcing our Young Investigator Award Winner and their Book Selections Young Investigators (YIs) have always contributed to the efforts and mission of G2MC. The Young Investigator Sub-Committee was established to engage and incorporate YIs in G2MC efforts and to identify areas where the group can uniquely contribute to the advancement of the G2MC mission. At our sixth virtual international conference,
Register for Duke CAGPM’s Genomics and Precision Medicine Forum Our colleagues at the Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine are presenting a series of virtual talks as part of their Genomic and Precision Medicine Forum Series for the rest of 2021. Caroline Uhler, PhD Henry L. and Grace Doherty Associate ProfessorDepartment of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Learn about G2MC’s featured Young Investigator, Dr. Nafeesa Noordeen, and the work she is doing locally in her country and organization and within G2MC.
Genome-informed drug use for cardiovascular diseases in the UAE: The first prospective PGx clinical study in the Middle East and SE Asia
G2MC co-chair, George P. Patrinos, is co-leading a project aimed to address the major challenges and obstacles for the implementation of point-of-care pharmacogenomics testing in patient care in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).