GeneticHealth to sponsor “The Genetic Conference 2007”
GeneticHealth is the leading company in the UK for Genetic screening for age related diseases. Based in Harley Street the medical team offer state of the art testing with medical advice to clients who want to seize control of their health and change their lifestyles in order to live longer active lives.
GeneticHealth is delighted to sponsor
BRITAIN'S FIRST PUBLIC DEBATE ON GENETIC SCREENING TO BE HELD IN LONDON
GENETIC SCREENING FOR COMMON DISEASES: Fact or Fiction?
Find out from world experts at The Genetic Conference 2007 – the first open UK debate on the facts and the scientific controversy
The Wellcome Institute - London
Thursday 8th November 2007
6.30pm to 8.30pm
For more information: www.geneticconference.com
T: 020 8742 3789
The Genetic Conference 2007 is the first UK event to engage the professionals and the public in the debate of the scientific and moral issues surrounding the validity and viability of genetic health testing.
This event is of interest to GPs and other physicians interested in preventive medicine, Clinical Geneticists and Scientists, Cardiologists, Clinical pharmacologists. Diabetologists and other medical professionals in the private and public sector.
The Genetic Conference 2007, has attracted world-leading medical and scientific experts on this subject who will:
• Summarise the latest research and findings in genetic screening for disease prevention
• Reveal the real science behind the genetic tests
• Explain the genetics of heart disease, obesity, and diabetes
• Detail the science of Pharmacogenetics - the latest developments in targeted drug therapy
• Explain how to use genetic screening in your medical practice
Genetic Screening for Common Diseases: Fact or Fiction ?
Register now at: www.geneticconference.com
The Genetic Conference 2007
Fee £28.00, incl. drinks and canapés
Thursday 8th November 2007 - 6.30pm to 8.30pm
6.30pm SNPs (Polymorphism) - How they are measured and what do they do?
Prof Stephen Bustin
Professor of Molecular Science, Barts and The London, Queen Mary School of Medicine
6.55pm The genetics of coronary heart disease
Dr David Brull
Consultant Cardiologist The Whittington Hospital and the Heart Hospital,
7.20pm Pharmacogenomics—targeted drug therapy
Dr Mel Lobo
Consultant in Clinical Pharmacology, Barts and the London NHS Trust.
7.45pm The genetics of obesity and diabetes
Prof. Mark McCarthy
Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Oxford
8.05pm Genotyping and its clinical utility in lifestyle management for disease prevention>
Dr Paul Jenkins
Consultant Physician and Reader in Endocrinology, Barts, Queen Mary School of Medicine and Dentistry
8.30pm Drinks and canapés
This event is sponsored by GeneticHealth , Roche, and Body Language.
For sponsor information contact: Ashley Misplon on 0208 742 1358
For media: Contact Ainsley Moden on 0208 742 3789
To register go online at www.geneticconference.com