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Incidental findings arising from clinical genetic testing: An expert workshop

Workshop   13.09.2011





Organised by

Human Genetics Commission ´╗┐and ESRC Genomics Forum


The Royal College of Surgeons

35 - 43 Lincoln's Inn Fields London WC2A 3PE

Event details


Session 1: Lessons from how to deal with incidental findings in clinical practice

  • Michael Parker (Ethox, University Oxford)
  • Su Stenhouse (Duncan Guthrie Institute of Medical Genetics, Yorkhill Hospital Glasgow)
  • Commentator: Tim Aitman (HGC/Imperial College London)

Session 2: Lessons from how to deal with incidental findings in research

  • Frank Sullivan (University of Dundee)
  • Jane Kaye (University of Oxford)
  • Commentator: Jonathan Montgomery (HGC/University of Southampton)

Session 3: Relationship between research and clinical testing in rapidly expanding new technologies such as genomics

  • Caroline Wright (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and PHG Foundation)
  • Susan Kelly (Egenis, University of Exeter)
  • Commentator: Sarah Cunningham-Burley (HGC/Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh)

Summing up and concluding discussion (Anneke Lucassen, University of Southampton)

HGC plenary session (optional for non-HGC Commissioners)

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