“Precision Medicine” one day event

Videos of the talks are available here!

The Computational Medicine Center, The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, The Wills Eye Hospital, and The Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences presents

The Molecular Biology of Precision Medicine: Gender, Population and Race

 

A one-day event that will take place on,

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

9:00am – 5:00 pm

Solis-Cohen Auditorium – Jefferson Alumni Hall

1020 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

 

Preliminary Program

8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:45-9:00 am Opening Remarks (video available here)
Mark Tykocinski MD (Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, The Anthony F. and Gertrude M. DePalma Dean)
9:00-9:30 am Genomically Informed Medicine: Personally Precise (video available here)
Stephen Peiper MD (Dept. of Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology)
9:30-10:00 am Molecular and Genomic Factors in Colorectal Cancer to Optimize Therapeutic Decisions and Patient Care (video available here)
Edith Mitchell MD, FACP (Dept. of Medical Oncology)
10:00-10:15 am Coffee Break
10:15-10:45 am Disparities In Vision Care: Is It Them or Is It Us? (video available here)
Alex Levin MD, MHSc, FRCSC (Wills Eye Hospital)
10:45-11:15 am Prostate Cancer Genomics: Sorting Out The Options (video available here)
Leonard Gomella MD (Dept. of Urology)
11:15-11:45 am Potential Functional SNPs That Interact With Specific Gender and Ethnic Pancreatic Cancer Patient Populations (video available here)
Jonathan Brody PhD (Dept. of Surgery)
11:45-12:45 pm Lunch Break
12:45-1:15 pm Primary Human Platelets Enable Functional Genomics, Functional Transcriptomics and Precision Anti-Platelet Management (video available here)
Paul Bray MD (Dept. of Medicine)
1:15-1:45 pm Characterization of the Human “MicroRNA-ome”: Implications for Disease and Health
Eric Londin PhD (CMC and Dept. of Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology)
1:45-2:15 pm Gender, Population, and Race Modulate MicroRNA Isoform Profiles (video available here)
Isidore Rigoutsos PhD (CMC and Dept. of Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology)
2:15-2:30 pm Coffee Break
2:30-3:00 pm Sex Hormones Regulate The Expression of Short Non-Coding RNAs (video available here)
Yohei Kirino PhD (CMC and Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)
3:00-3:30 pm Novel and Emerging Technologies for Genome and Transcriptome Studies
Paolo Fortina MD, PhD (Dept. of Cancer Biology)
3:30-4:30 pm Panel Discussion

This event is open to everyone in the Jefferson community. Students and Postdoctoral Fellows are encouraged to attend.
There is no fee for attending. However, if you wish to attend you must register by emailing your full name and contact information to: CMCadmins@jefferson.edu

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