This event will give you a comprehensive view of the direct to consumer genetic tests available and their implications. Through lectures from renowned specialists as well as lively debates, you will be well informed of the benefits and risks of ancestry and health tests.
About this section
The Medical Genetics Section’s purpose is to facilitate cross-specialty education, integration and progress in the field of genetic medicine and to provide insight into and promote recent advances in genetic medicine as a cross-cutting discipline.
Medics 4 Rare Diseases and the RSM will bring a faculty of top speakers to explore how rare diseases are relevant in everyday clinical medicine.
The government is currently reviewing the results of a recent consultation on plans to fortify flour and bread in the UK with folic acid. This meeting will review the positive and negative health implications of this change, discuss the genetic factors at play and explore the field of human fertility issues in light of this proposal.
Dr Sarah Rae