October 8-9, 2021 | Ponte Vedra Inn & Club | Jacksonville, FL, USA | Live & Livestream
October 8-9, 2021 | Ponte Vedra Inn & Club | Jacksonville, FL, USA | Live & Livestream


All times in Eastern Daylight Time Zone (EDT) and Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Unless specified, the sessions are available live and via livestream.

Schedule and program subject to change.

Main Conference
8:00 EDT / 12:00 GMT Introduction and Welcome
William Palmer, MD to introduce:
Cathy Wurzer / Richard Weinshilboum, MD
8:10 / 12:10 Artificial Intelligence and Individualized Medicine
To be announced
8:30 / 12:30 Artificial Intelligence: Improving Pancreatic Cancer Outcomes
Michael Wallace, MD
8:50 / 12:50 Artificial Intelligence Solutions for Treating Major Depressive Disorder
William Bobo, MD, MPH
Arjun Athreya, PhD
9:10 / 13:10 Panel Discussion: Machine Learning: Where do we go from here?
Bradley Erickson, MD, PhD (moderator)
William Bobo, MD, MPH
Arjun Athreya, PhD
Liewei Wang, MD, PhD
9:40 / 13:40 Break / Transition to Breakout
10:00 / 14:00 Breakout Session 1A
Panel Discussion: Genomic Clinical Applications and the Challenges of the Electronic Health Record – Live & Livestream

Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, CGC (moderator)
Eric Klee, PhD
John Presutti, DO
Robert Freimuth, PhD
Ann Moyer, MD, PhD
Breakout Session 2A
The Importance of Genetics in Parkinson’s Disease – Live only

Owen Ross, PhD
Breakout Session 3A Predictive Genomics – Livestream only
Jennifer Anderson, MS, CGC
Breakout Session 4A
Precision Oncology – Livestream only

Mitesh Borad, MD
Breakout Session 5A
Increasing Role of Genetic Sequencing in Diagnosing Inherited Disorders – Livestream only

Radhika Dhamija, MBBS
10:45 / 14:45 Break
11:00 / 15:00 Sex and Gender Differences in Digital Solutions Applied to Neurological Conditions
Antonella Santuccione Chadha, MD
11:20 / 15:20 More than Just the Y: How Sex Differences Impact Genomics
Stacey Winham, PhD
11:40 / 15:40 Panel Discussion: Health Disparities and the Role Genomics Plays
Stephanie Faubion, MD, MBA (moderator)
Antonella Santuccione Chadha, MD
Megan Allyse, PhD
Vence Bonham Jr., JD
Stacey Winham, PhD
12:20 / 16:20 Lunch Break
Optional: Poster Session – Livestream only
Optional: Fireside Chat – Family Genetic Counseling – Live only
Corinne Berg, MSN, RN
Optional: Fireside Chat – Legality in Genomic Testing – Live only
Sharon Zehe, JD
Optional: Fireside Chat – What’s New in Pharmacogenomics – Livestream only
Adrijana Kekic, PharmD
13:10 EDT / 17:10 GMT Keynote
Population Genomics – All of Us Program

Joshua Denny, MD, MS
13:50 / 17:50 Panel Discussion: Where will Population Genomics Take Us?
Matthew Ferber, PhD (moderator)
Joshua Denny, MD, MS
Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, CGC
Robert Nussbaum, MD
Muin Khoury, MD, PhD
14:30 / 18:30 Genomic Sequencing: Tapestry Study
Konstantinos Lazaridis, MD
14:50 / 18:50 Break
15:15 / 19:15 Personalizing Myeloma Therapy
Rafael Fonseca, MD
**Medical Grand Rounds Collaboration
16:15 / 20:15 Identifying Hereditary Cancer Risk Earlier by Genetic Testing
Niloy Jewel Samadder, MD
16:35 / 20:35 Closing Comments
After Hour Sessions
17:00 EDT / 21:00 GMT Introduction to Vignettes
Sanjay Bagaria, MD
17:10 / 21:10 Rare Disorder Case Studies: Medical Genetics
Klaas Wierenga, MD
17:20 / 21:20 Rare Disorder Case Studies: Liver Transplant
Eva Morava-Kozicz, MD, PhD
17:30 / 21:30 Rare Disorder Case Studies: Neurology
Elizabeth Mauricio, MD
17:40 / 21:40 Rare Disorder Case Studies: Cardiology
Radhika Dhamija, MBBS
17:50 / 21:50 Closing Comments
18:00 / 22:00 Reception
Poster Session (Virtual)
Main Conference
8:00 EDT / 12:00 GMT Introduction and Welcome
Cathy Wurzer / Richard Weinshilboum, MD
8:10 / 12:10 Keynote
COVID-19: What We Know for the Coming Year

Deborah Birx, MD
8:50 / 12:50 Your Genes and COVID-19
Thomas Hemming Karlsen, MD, PhD
9:10 / 13:10 Convalescent Plasma Antibody Levels and the Risk of Death from COVID-19
DeLisa Fairweather, PhD
9:30 / 13:30 Break
9:50 / 13:50 Emerging Therapies: Single-Cell Dissection in Neurodegeneration
Veronique Belzil, PhD
10:10 / 14:10 Transforming Healthcare through Proteomics: hope, hype, or something in between
Akhilesh Pandey, MD, PhD
10:30 / 14:30 Neoantigens: The Next Big Thing?
Yan Asmann, PhD
10:50 / 14:50 T-Cell Therapies: What’s New in 2021?
Hong Qin MD, PhD
11:10 / 15:10 How Integrated Genomics Can Guide Complex Cancer Care
Minetta Liu, MD
11:30 / 15:30 Panel Discussion: Ex Vivo: New Approach to Treating Advanced Cancer
Panagiotis Anastasiadis, PhD (moderator)
George Vasmatzis, PhD
Mitesh Borad, MD
Minetta Liu, MD
12:10 / 16:10 Lunch Break
Optional: Poster Session – Livestream only
Optional: Fireside Chat – Ex Vivo – Live only
Panagiotis Anastasiadis, PhD
Optional: Fireside Chat – COVID-19 – Live only
DeLisa Fairweather, PhD
12:55 EDT / 16:55 GMT Phage Therapy: Are We Ready for Prime Time?
Gina Suh, MD
13:15 / 17:15 The Role of the Microbiome to Predict the Development of Cancer
Marina Walther-Antonio, PhD
13:35 / 17:35 Panel Discussion: Microbiome – Beyond DNA
Nicholas Chia, PhD (moderator)
Marina Walther-Antonio, PhD
Christian Jobin, PhD
14:15 / 18:15 Break / Transition to Breakout
14:30 / 18:30 Breakout Session 1B
Panel Discussion: An Economic Analysis of the Value of Genetic Testing with the World Economic Forum – Live & Livestream

Konstantinos Lazaridis, MD
To be announced
To be announced
To be announced
Breakout Session 2B
Prenatal Cell Free DNA – Live only

Megan Allyse, PhD
Breakout Session 3B
Precision Medicine in Neurodegenerative Diseases – Live only

Nilüfer Ertekin-Taner, MD, PhD
Breakout Session 4B
High Definition Therapeutics in Cardiology – Live only

Christopher McLeod, MB, ChB, PhD
Breakout Session 5B
Groans and Genomes of Kidney Stones – Livestream only

Mira Keddis, MD
15:15 / 19:15 Break
Optional: Fireside Chat – Phage Therapy – Livestream only
Gina Suh, MD
Optional: Fireside Chat – Microbiome – Livestream only
Marina Walther-Antonio, PhD
15:45 / 19:45 Keynote
Evolution of Individualized Medicine

Gianrico Farrugia, MD
16:00 / 20:00 Future Vision of Individualized Medicine
Konstantinos Lazaridis, MD
16:15 / 20:15 Panel Discussion: 10th Annual Conference Celebration – Live and Livestream
Gianrico Farrugia, MD
Richard Weinshilboum, MD
Konstantinos Lazaridis, MD
To be announced
17:00 / 21:00 Closing Comments & Adjourn


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