Medical Genetics Section


About this section


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. 

Section members:

Clinical geneticists, neurologists, rheumatologists. 

Section council:

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President.

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Genes and the kidney
Genes and the kidney

Monday 21 May 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street

The aim of this meeting is to give an up to date account on the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of common genetic kidney diseases.

The meeting will discuss the indications of genetic testing in patients with genetic kidney disease and its relevance in kidney transplantation in diseases such as FSGS and carriers of thje APOL1 gene. This meeting will be supported by renowned speakers who are recognised nationally and internationally in their field.

Day | Registration: 08:30 | Organised by: Nephrology Section, Medical Genetics Section |
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Understanding neurodevelopmental disorder prenatal alcohol exposure (NDPAE)
Understanding neurodevelopmental disorder prenatal alcohol exposure (NDPAE)

Tuesday 22 May 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street

This one day conference will review in a multi professional forum the neurodevelopmental disorders linked to prenatal alcohol exposure (NDPAE), formally know as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDS).

Day | Registration: 08:45 | Organised by: Intellectual Disability Forum, Medical Genetics Section |
Region: | Accreditation: 6 CPD Points Find out more Arrow Links

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Gene editing in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Professor Francesco Muntoni discusses gene editing with regards to a number of case studies involving muscular dystrophy.

38 minutes | Organised by: Medical Genetics Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Endocrine system: Neuroendocrine tumours

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Dr Raj Srirajaskanthan discusses the growing awareness of rare neuroendocrine tumours.

22 minutes | Organised by: Medical Genetics Section Watch lecture arrow

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Section Bibliography

For a list of what we have available via the library for this section, visit our bibliography page and then select the appropriate section link.