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ACHRI 2017 SYMPOSIUM

Precision Medicine in Child Health

Register now  Deadline is April 10
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                                              Symposium Agenda

              8:00 am                        HRIC Atrium Registration

            HEALTH SCIENCES THEATRE FOUR

             8:30 am                       Brent Scott, MDCM, MSc, FRCPC ACHRI Executive Director Introductory Remarks

             8:35 am                       Jon Meddings, MD Dean, Cumming School of Medicine

             8:45 am                       Ian MacDonald, MDCM, FCCMG, FRCSC, FCAHS
                                               
“Novel therapeutic approaches to human disease – the example of ocular gene therapy”

             9:30 am                       Aneal Khan, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FCCMG
                                               
“Emerging trends for personalized therapies for common and rare diseases:  the goal of Precision
                                                 Medicine”

            10:00 am                      Coffee break HRIC Atrium                                  

            10:30 am                      Deborah Kurrasch, PhD
                        
                         "Precision Medicine and drug screening: are we discovering blockbusters or mini-busters"                                              

            11:00 am                       TED Talks with 5 ACHRI Trainees

            HRIC ATRIUM

            11:50                            LUNCH with Poster Viewing

            12:45                            60 Second Poster Presentations

            HEALTH SCIENCES THEATRE FOUR

            1:15 pm                       Trudy Mackay, PhD, FRS
                                               “The genetic architecture of complex traits:  lessons from Drosophila”

             2:00 pm                       Marie-Claire Arrieta, PhD
                                                “Early life microbiome and asthma”

             2:30 pm                       Graham Thompson, MD, FRCPC, FAAP 
                                               
"A New Frontier for Precision Medicine: Bringing "-Omics" to the Emergency Dept"                                         

             3:00 pm                       Naweed Syed, PhD, Scientific Director, ACHRI  Closing Remarks

            HRIC ATRIUM

              3:10 pm                       60 Second Poster Presentations

              3:30 pm                       Poster Session and WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION

              5:45 pm                       Abstract Award presentations by Brent Scott, MDCM, MSc, FRCPC, Executive Director