Inherited Conditions

 

Thursday, November 16, 2017

SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION

7:00am - 8:00am

EARLY BIRD SESSIONS

The Utah Genome Project

Utah Genome Project: Genetic Discovery Powered by Utah's Large Families and Population Database
Deborah Neklason, PhD, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Case Studies in Infectious Diseases and Genetics

Hypertetraploid Partial Molar Pregnancy Identified by Microarray and STR Analysis, with Subsequent Choriocarcinoma Diagnosis
Elizabeth Barrie, PhD, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA

Research Whole Exome Sequencing Identifies a Novel SH2D1A Variant in a 51-Year-Old Patient with CNS Lymphocytic Vasculitis
Patrick Blackburn, PhD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Acute Liver Failure Due to Echovirus 9 Associated with Persistent B Cell Depletion from Rituximab
Alex Greninger, MD, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

Pyrosequencing Solves the Case of the Conflicting Bacterial Isolates
Damon Olson, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

1:00pm - 2:30pm

CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS

Pharmacogenomics Implementation

Clinical Implementation of Pharmacogenomics: From Reactive Testing to Preemptive Testing
Ann M. Moyer, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Implementing and Assessing Outcomes with Genotype-Guided Therapy
Larisa H. Cavallari, PharmD, University of Florida, College of Pharmacy, Gainesville, FL, USA

Genetics of Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Timely Review

Perspectives and Diagnostic Considerations in Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Thomas W. Prior, PhD, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Genetics of ALS
Vivianna M. Van Deerlin, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

 

Friday, November 17, 2017

SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION

10:45am - 11:45am

CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS:

Platform Presentations of Selected Abstracts

Abstracts are selected by the Program Committee

Platform Presentations of Selected Genetics Abstracts

G24 - Discovery of Unique Disease- and Gene-specific Peripheral Blood DNA Methylation Signatures Allows Molecular Diagnosis and VUS Classification in Hereditary Genetic Syndromes
Bekim Sadikovic, PhD, DABMG, FACMG, London Health Sciences Centre, Western University, Ontario, Canada

G44 - Runs of Homozygosity (ROH) Reveal that Segmental-UPD Occurs as a Result of Recombination Mediated Repair of Genomic Imbalance
Andrea L. Penton, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

G30 - Improved Screening for Cancer Predisposition Mutations in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors Enabled by Tumor-normal Sequencing
Diana Mandelker, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

G28 - Short Tandem Repeat Analysis Reveals a High Rate of Partial Hydatidiform Moles in Triploid Conceptions Identified by Prenatal Chromosome Microarray
Xuemei Wu, MD, PhD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA

3:30pm - 5:00pm

CONCURRENT SYMPOSIA

Molecular Testing in the Practice of Cardiology

Phenotype to Genotype: How Traditional Techniques Pave the Way to Targeted Testing and Individualized Medicine
Joseph J. Maleszewski, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

From Genes to Genomes: Evolution of Molecular Testing for Inherited Cardiomyopathies

Birgit Funke, PhD, Veritas Genetics, Danvers, MA, USA
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

 

Saturday, November 18, 2017

GENERAL INFORMATION

8:15am - 9:45am

INHERITED CONDITIONS PLENARY SESSION

Mitochondrial Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Overview of Mitochondrial Disease and Nuclear Genetic Causes
Marni J. Falk, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadephia, PA
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Mitochondrial DNA Disease: Etiology, Diagnosis, and Prevention
Sir Doug Turnbull, MBBS, MD, PhD, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK