Symposium: Next Generation Research Testing

Symposium: Next Generation Research Testing
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Wed 12 June 2019
Wednesday 12 June 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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This multidisciplinary meeting will highlight emerging challenges and opportunities in test development through translational research, and will bring together experts to address current limitations of provincial regulations for novel testing.

If you are unable to make it in person, please register for our webcast https://zoom.us/webinar/register/dff8d3327d1e10b3d746f627e8486654

Agenda:

10:00 - 10:20am Welcome and Introduction
Dr. Ronald Cohn, MD, FACMG, Incoming CEO, SickKids; Dr. Michael Salter, MD, PhD, FRSC, Chief of Research, SickKids; 
Dr. Meredith Irwin, MD, Co-Chair ENACT Committee, Associate Chair (Research) Paediatrics, SickKids; Dr. Rulan Parekh, MD, MS, FRCP(C), FASN, Co-Chair ENACT Committee, Associate Chief of Clinical Research, SickKids

10:20 - 11:20am Keynote Address
Dr. Jeffrey Botkin, MD, MPH, Chair of National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine Committee that authored "Returning Individual Research Results to Participants" will discuss the reaction to the report, as well as other issues and challenges that have arisen in this area.

11:20 - 11:30am Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:10pm Test Development and Implementation
Dr. Wendy Ungar PhD, Chair of Ontario Genetic Advisory Committee, Health Quality Ontario; Dr. Susan Richardson, MD, FRCP(C), Senior Associate Scientist Emeritus, Research Institute, SickKids, Adjunct Scientist, Public Health Laboratories, Public Health Ontario

12:10 - 12:30pm The Next Frontier: Whole Genome Testing
Dr. Christian Marshall, PhD, Director, Molecular Genetics, SickKids

12:30 - 1:15pm Lunch

1:15 - 1:45pm Cancer Gene Panel Development
Dr. Adam Shlien, PhD, Associate Director of Translational Genetics, SickKids

1:45 - 3:30pm Testing Innovation Panel Discussions
Moderators: Dr. Gabrielle Boulianne, PhD, Associate Chief, Science Strategy & Innovation, SickKids; Dr. George Yousef, MD, PhD, Chief, Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, SickKids
Panellists: TBD

3:30pm Concluding Remarks and Next Steps
Dr. Meredith Irwin, MD, Associate Chair (Research) Paediatrics, SickKids; Dr. Rulan Parekh, MD, MS, FRCP(C), FASN, Associate Chief of Clinical Research, SickKids

Questions? Please contact enact.committee@sickkids.ca

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