Symposium: Emerging Technologies From the Bench Disrupting Diagnosis and Care Near the Bedside

Symposium: Emerging Technologies From the Bench Disrupting Diagnosis and Care Near the Bedside

Thursday, April 29, 2021 • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

 

D. Hunter Best, PhDChair
D. Hunter Best, PhD
University of Utah

Gregory J. Tsongalis, PhDCo-Chair
Gregory J. Tsongalis, PhD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System

Session Description: This session will explore emerging genomic and molecular diagnostic tools that are being rapidly adopted in patient care, in the process transforming and disrupting the standard approach to clinical challenges as diverse as newborn diagnostics, microbiology, and oncology.

  • Chair - Welcome and Introductions
  • 10:05 AM - 10:30 AM
    Precision Medicine: Where Time and Technology Meet
    Gregory J. Tongalis, PhD • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Measuring More in Biology: Getting Signal Compression Do all the Hard Work
    Aditya Rajagopal, PhD • CalTech
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Host Response and Point-of-Care Nanopore Sequencing for Diagnosis of Infections: Changing the Paradigm
    Charles Chiu, MD, PhD • University of California, San Francisco
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Rapid Genomic Medicine in Pediatric ICUs: A New way of Practicing Medicine
    Stephen Kingsmore, MD, DSc • Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine
  • Questions and Answers