Medical Genetics Section

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The next Medical Genetics Section meeting will be The unusual suspects: An afternoon of rare diseases on Wednesday 3 May 2017. 

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About this section

Purpose:

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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The unusual suspects: An afternoon of rare diseases
The unusual suspects: An afternoon of rare diseases

Wednesday 3 May 2017, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

The meeting will provide an opportunity for medical students and doctors in training to learn about rare diseases; how they present, what red flags are commonly missed that could lead to earlier diagnosis and what it's like to have a rare disease in the family.

Half Day | Registration: 12:30 | Organised by: Medical Genetics Section, Students4RareDiseases |
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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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Find and replace – what is gene editing and how does it work?

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Dr Ben Davies discusses the applications of CRISPR Cas9 proteins in gene therapy.

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

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Medical Genetics Section
T: +44 (0)20 7290 3940

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  • Nature Genetics
  • Genes and Immunity

 

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