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Medicine for Members: Genomics in health and disease


Our genomes contain the instructions required for life. The CUH Genomics team will introduce how this genetic information is coded in our DNA, how variants in this code cause disease and how sequencing our genomes is transforming care for rare disease and cancer patients in the NHS. There will also be an opportunity for you to ask your questions.

Date: Wednesday 26 January 2022

Time: 18:30-19:30

Host: William Watson, Staff Governor

Guest speakers:

  • Kate Downes, east genomics rare disease lead scientist at Cambridge University Hospitals; and
  • Patrick Tarpey, east genomics cancer lead scientist at Cambridge University Hospitals

Here are some of the ways that you can join:

  1. Zoom Webinar invitation - Please click the link below to join:

Webinar ID: 89218989442

Passcode: 885777

  1. The talk will be streamed live on the CUH Facebook page. You don’t need to have a Facebook account to view live on Facebook.

  1. Missed the talk? - A recording will be made available on the CUH website and CUH YouTube channel.

There will be a live Q&A at the end of the lecture. We welcome your questions and comments via Zoom or Facebook during the live stream.

We hope that you will be able to join us for this interesting and informative event.

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