SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Genome Medical announced today several industry events at which its executive leaders will present on the current clinical application of genomics and how Genome Medical is actively working to integrate genomic medicine as a seamless part of everyday care delivery.
Of note, Lisa Alderson, co-founder and CEO of Genome Medical, will speak at the Web Summit HealthConf this November in Lisbon, Portugal. As a veteran entrepreneur in genomics, Alderson will speak about "DNAbling a new health era" in a fireside chat moderated by Ananya Chadha, who at 16 is the youngest Brain Computer Interface developer in the world and who is now working on gene editing and blockchain projects. The Web Summit, deemed the largest technology conference in the world, exists to connect the technology community with various other industries sharing a common mission to advance innovation globally. Web Summit's HealthConf is a separate track dedicated to discussing key topics at the frontier of human health.
Alderson will also speak at Precision Medicine Leaders' Summit on Nov. 29-30 in Houston. She will participate in a panel discussion titled Innovation in Genomic Medicine Implementation that will explore various aspects on the genomics landscape including practical ways that clinicians can integrate genomics into their practices.
The full slate of events where Genome Medical executives will present includes the following, through November 2018:
Healthtech Women x Dreamforce: The Current Landscape of Genetic Testing
Dates: Sept. 25
Location: San Francisco
Details: Lisa Alderson will deliver a talk entitled Bringing Genomics to a Billion People and participate with other women leaders in the genetics industry on a panel to discuss the genetic testing landscape and what it means for both consumers and the industry as a whole.
Concierge Medicine Forum
Date: Oct. 25-27
Details: Steven Bleyl, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, will participate in a half-day educational program on Thursday, Oct. 25, aimed at informing primary care physicians about clinical genetics, indications for genetic testing and the importance of integrating genetic services into their practices to benefit patient care.
Date: Oct. 28-30
Details: Erynn Gordon, MS, LCGC, Vice President of Clinical Operations, will lead an employer and broker workshop tentatively titled Know your Genome on Monday, Oct. 29. Gordon will also be presenting on the topic of pharmacogenomics in the session PGx: The New Kid on the Block in Reducing Costs in High Risk Populations.
Web Summit HealthConf
Dates: Nov. 5-8
Details: Lisa Alderson will speak at the WiT Mentor Programme on Wednesday, Nov. 7 and a fireside discussion on Thursday, Nov. 8.
Precision Medicine Leaders' Summit
Dates: Nov. 29-30
Details: Lisa Alderson will participate in a panel discussion titled Innovation in Genomic Medicine Implementation on Thursday, Nov. 29. This session will focus on how clinicians can integrate genomics into their practices, and also explore the delivery of genetic services in the future.
About Genome Medical
Genome Medical is a national telegenomics technology and services company bringing genomic medicine to everyday care delivery. Our clinical team provides expert virtual genetic care for individuals and their families to improve health and well-being. We also help healthcare providers and their patients navigate the rapidly expanding field of genetics and utilize test results to understand the risk for disease, accelerate disease diagnosis, make informed treatment decisions and lower the cost of care. We are shepherding in a new era of genomic medicine by creating easy, efficient access to top genetic experts. Genome Medical is headquartered in South San Francisco and is backed by Canaan Partners, GE Ventures, Illumina Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and HealthInvest Equity Partners. To learn more, visit www.genomemedical.com and follow @GenomeMed.
SOURCE Genome Medical