Clinical OMICS

MAY-JUN 2017

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44 Clinical OMICs May/June 2017 Industry Events Curating the Clinical Genome Meeting 2017 June 28–30, Washington, DC e meeting is co-hosted by ClinGen, an NIH-funded resource to define the clinical relevance of genes and variants for use in precision medicine and research; and DECIPHER, a web-based tool for interpretation of genetic variants. e meeting attracts medical genomics researchers, clinicians practicing genomic medicine, companies developing solutions for clinical genomics and researchers interested in genomic data sharing. It focuses on the central role genomic data sharing plays in delivering on the promise of genomic medicine. Presenters are leading experts who will speak on initiatives to develop common standards, share best practices, and integrate the latest research findings—all intended improve the quality of patient care. World Congress on Molecular Pathology July 17–18, Chicago Molecular Pathology 2017 is organized with the theme "Shaping the Future for Innovations in Molecular Pathology." e conference comprises 16 tracks exploring advances in molecular pathology, molecular diagnostics, molecular medicine, anatomic pathology, biochemistry, proteomics, and genomics, among others. Molecular Pathology attracts an international mixture of attendees from lead- ing universities and pathology labs. Among the keynote speakers is Shahla Masood, M.D., a professor in the department of pathology and laboratory medicine, University of Florida College of Medi- cine. Dr. Masood will discuss the potential value of cytomorphol- ogy and hTERT gene DNA methylation in the prediction and early detection of breast cancer. AI Pharma Innovation July 25–27, Boston e AI Pharma Innovation Summit will showcase the real-world application and impact of AI, machine learning, deep learning and cognitive approaches to unlock insight and value along the drug discovery and development pipeline in order to deliver bet- ter medicines with better outcomes. Meet experts and leaders from large pharma, biotech, technology companies, and academic institutions who are all capitalizing on AI technologies to boost innovation and make smarter R&D decisions and investments. Session will examine AI's role in enhancing innovation, strategies to address the cultural challenge of adopting AI, and integrating machine learning with R&D data to streamline the application of AI, among others. AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo July 30–August 3, San Diego Join more than 20,000 healthcare leaders at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, to see the newest technol- ogies and learn techniques for medical testing to allow patients to receive the highest quality of care. Network with attendees and presenters representing the disciplines of clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, and other areas of emerging science in laboratory medicine. is year's meeting features more than 200 educational opportunities in the form of lectures, plenary sessions, symposia, short courses, and roundtable sessions, and the exposition hall will show products and services from more than 750 participating companies. aurielaki2 / Getty Images

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