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Molecular Pathology: Principles in Clinical Practice

Chicago, Illinois

Monday, May 7, 2012

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Implementation of Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Practice
Jerry Yeo, PhD (University of Chicago, IL)

Recent Advances in Pharmacogenetics
Alan Wu, PhD (University of California-San Francisco)

The PREDICT Project : Acceptance of Pharmacogenomics by Clinicians as the Standard of Care
Michael Laposata, MD, PhD (Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN)

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Update
Karl Voelkerding, MD (University of Utah)

NGS Case Presentation - Genetics Point of View (Identification of the X-linked Inhibitor of Apoptosis Protein mutation using WES)
Elizabeth Worthey, PhD (Medical College of Wisconsin)

Practical Problems in Clinical Acute Leukemia Sequencing
Eric Duncavage, MD (Washington University, St. Louis)

Molecular Testing of Solid Tumors
Maria Arcila, MD (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York)

Testing Guidelines for Lung Cancer and Colon Cancer
Jan Nowak, MD, PhD (North Shore University Health System, Chicago)

State of Art in Tumor Profiling
Dora Dias-Santagata, PhD (Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston)

Validations and Implementation of Pharmacogenomics: Laboratory Issues
Jerry Yeo, PhD

Quality Challenges for NGS Implementation in the Clinical Laboratory
Elizabeth Worthey, PhD

Colon Cancer Testing for Newly Diagnosed Patients
Jan Nowak, MD, PhD

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Multi-Analyte Testing of Respiratory Viruses
Karen Frank, MD, PhD (University of Chicago Medical Center)

Management of Hepatitis C Virus Infections in the Era of Direct Acting Anti-viral Drugs
Mitch Shiffman, MD (Bon Secours Health System, Newport News, VA)

Molecular Diagnostics for Clostridum difficile
Karen Carroll, MD (John Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD)

Molecular Diagnostics of Myeloid and Lymphoid Neoplasms
Greg Howe, PhD (Yale University Medical School, New Haven, CT)

Clinical Utility of Red Cell and Platelet Antigen Genotyping In Transfusion Medicine
Dan Bellissimo, PhD (Blood Center of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)

Targeted Molecular Diagnostics for Targeted Therapies in Hematological Disorders
Richard Press, MD, PhD (Oregon Health and Science University, Portland)

Population Screening for Fragile X Syndrome
Flora Tassone, PhD (University of California, Davis)

Epigenetics and Chromatin Remodeling
Bradford Coffee, PhD (Emory University, Atlanta, GA)

Development and Implementation of Next Generation Multi-Gene Sequencing Panels: A Step Toward Whole Exome/Genome Sequencing
Sherri Bale, PhD (GeneDx, Gaithersburg, MD)

Genetic Testing and Public Policy in 2012
Vince Stine, PhD (AACC Government Affairs, Washington, DC)