Open Society and Genomics-enabled Personalized Medicine

February 9, 2009

Program

Welcoming Remarks

Karen Elinch
The Franklin Institute
Junhyong Kim, PhD
Penn Genome Frontiers Institute, Co-Director

Speaker Introductions and Discussion Moderation

Gina Kolata
The New York Times, Science Writer

Presentations

Genes R Us: The Impact of Genomics on Childhood Disease
Tom Curran, PhD, FRS
Joseph Stokes Jr. Research Institute, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania


Genomics and the Personalization of Medicine
Garret FitzGerald, MD
Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics
Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania


If Personalized Medicine is the Answer, What's the Question?
Pamela Sankar, PhD
Center for Bioethics
Dept. of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania

Panel Discussion: Speakers and Invited Panelists

M. Celeste Simon, PhD
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute
Dept. of Cell and Development Biology, University of Pennsylvania


Sarah Tishkoff, PhD
Depts. Of Genetics and Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Concluding Remarks

Jim Eberwine, PhD
Penn Genome Frontiers Institute, Co-Director