Conferences

Upcoming

PGx 2020 Virtual Conference Dates

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Registration closes on September 9, 2020.

Free PGx genotyping is provided by OneOme to the first 250 participants registered by July 15, 2020.

Visit z.umn.edu/pgx2020 for more information.

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Past Conferences

Law, Genomic Medicine & Health Equity

FREE CONFERENCE AND WEBCAST

Thursday, November 29, 2018
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Cal Turner Family Center for Student Education
Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN

2018 Pharmacogenomics Conference

Genomic Testing to Individualize Drug Therapy

Friday, June 22, 2018
McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota

With registration at full capacity, our 2018 conference drew more than 310 attendees. Topics included: cancer somatic mutations and selection of targeted therapies; emerging PGx areas, such as analgesics and how to apply PGx in minority populations; clinical PGx guidelines; use of PGx in children; implementation of PGx in practice settings; insurance reimbursement; and evidence for cost effectiveness and improved quality of care. Participants were given the opportunity to have personal PGx testing done by OneOme and received their results at event check-in.

2018 Summit on Precision Medicine

Native American and Rural Health:

Addressing the Precision Medicine Knowledge Gap

Thursday, March 22, 2018
University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus

This one-day summit brought together individuals with expertise in Native American health, rural health, and precision medicine. It explored the challenges and opportunities for collaborations in research and education among University faculty, community partners, and health care systems.

2017 Summit on Precision Medicine

Precision Medicine and Health Disparities

Monday, March 27, 2017
University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus

This was a day-long workshop to consider precision medicine in the context of health disparities, introduce the intent and initiatives of the new Minnesota Precision Medicine Collaborative (MPMC), and broadly discuss the potential for research collaborations among University of Minnesota faculty, community partners, and healthcare systems in the state.

2016 Pharmacogenomics Conference

Pharmacogenomics: From Research to Implementation

June 20, 2016
McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota

This conference presented current considerations and applications of genomics from national experts in pharmacogenomics who will discuss the status of precision medicine in the country, implementation into the clinical setting including incorporation of data into EMR and management of patients with these variants with an emphasis on psychiatry, cardiology and oncology applications.