The Evolution of Genomics: Shift in Healthcare Toward Personalized Medicine

Date/Time
Date(s) - 3 Sep 2014 until 3 Sep 2014
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location
Virginia G. Piper Auditorium, Biomedical Campus


 

Mini-Medical School 2.0 is a captivating community lecture series that covers various health topics. This fall, Mini-Medical School 2.0 will host internationally renowned experts that will introduce the fascinating world of personalized medicine and genomics, also known as precision health. Precision health uses genetic profiles to guide decisions about diagnosis, prediction, treatment and prevention of disease.

Dr. Kenneth S. Ramos will lead an intriguing conversation about how genomics will transform healthcare and medicine as we know it. Attendees will also participate in clinical case discussions in small groups related to precision health guided by medical students.

Kenneth S. Ramos, MD, PhD, PharmB

Dr. Ramos is the associate vice president for precision health sciences at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center.

He is internationally recognized in genomics and predictive biology, environmental and molecular medicine and toxicology.

Dr. Ramos leads the development of personal diagnostics and therapeutics for complex diseases, including cancer, cardiopulmonary disorders and diabetes.

Virginia G. Piper Auditorium (UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, Building 2)

600 East Van Buren Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Agenda

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Small group clinical case discussion with UA College of Medicine – Phoenix medical students.

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Presentation from Dr. Kenneth S. Ramos.

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Roundtable discussion and interactive Q + A.

Questions: Contact Barbara Quinlan at 602-827-2024 or bquinlan@email.arizona.edu

FREE

Seating is limited.

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