Personalised Medicine for Paediatricians: The Essentials

Personalised Medicine for Paediatricians: The Essentials
Developed and supported by an unrestricted grant from BioMarin.

This package of five pre-recorded lectures covers the essentials of personalised medicine in paediatrics. Delivered by the GOSH Clinical Genetics Service, you will learn how to use genomic information to support and inform personalised paediatric care. The lectures included are:

  1. 1. Genetic testing and introduction to variant interpretation (c40 minutes)
    Who to test? When to test? How to test? Understanding genomic results and how they impact management
    Dr Emma Clement, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GOSH

    Dr Wendy Jones, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GOSH

  2. 2. Personalised Medicine: General scope (c40 minutes)
    Dr Tazeen Ashraf, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GOSH
    Dr Lara Menzies, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GOSH

  3. 3. Personalised Medicine: Therapeutics (c20 minutes)
    Case studies in paediatric personalised medicine therapeutics including gene therapies
    Dr Elizabeth Forsythe, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GST
    Professor Mina Ryten, Clinical Professor & Consultant Clinical Geneticist, UCL

  4. 4. Whole genome sequencing in newborns (c15 minutes)
    Dr Richard Scott, Chief Medical Officer and Deputy CEO, Genomics England, Consultant & Honorary Senior Lecturer, GOSH/UCL

  5. 5. Consent and ethics in Personalised Medicine (c30-40 minutes)
    Dr Shereen Tadros, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GOSH

Who would benefit from the content?
Paediatric Consultants, Junior Doctors, Nurses and Trainee Genetic Counsellors with an interest in Genetics.

When is the content available?:
This package of five pre-recorded lectures will be available to view on the GOSH DEN from Friday 24 November 2023. If you wish to view this digital content, you need to purchase access by Thursday 23 November 2023, 7:00 GMT. Details about how to view the lectures will be sent to you on Friday 24 November, with access granted for 28 days.

Live course
This course was also due to be delivered live. Unfortunately, we are now only able to offer access to the package of five pre-recorded lectures. Those who have registered to attend live will be invited to access the pre-recorded content or will be offered a full refund. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.


Cancellation policy: 
Delegates are entitled to a full refund if they cancel their booking more than 14 days before they are due to access the digital content. All cancellation requests must be provided in writing to 

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