Integrating genomics into personalised healthcare: a science-for-policy perspective

The JRC will organise a high-level conference titled "Integrating genomics into personalised healthcare: a science-for-policy perspective" on the 12th and 13th of February, 2019.

Registrations are closed but you can apply to be added on our waiting list (see below).

This conference will bring together experts from around the world to discuss the potential of genomics in the prevention, diagnostics, and therapy for cancer and the new opportunities it may bring for citizens and patients in the EU

The discussions will also highlight challenges to the implementation and uptake of genomics-based screening and diagnosis in health systems and map the appropriate actions.

The focus will be on supporting patient-centric policies, covering important aspects such as quality assurance, ownership and security of the genetic information produced, ethics and the impact of the genomics market on healthcare systems. 

The conference will promote cross-disciplinary interactions between specialists in genetics and genomics, health professionals, decision-makers, patient organisations and other relevant stakeholders.

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