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Sunday, July 8 • 14:00 - 15:45
Course 5 - Extending Prenatal Diagnosis of Monogenic Disorders: What we can do, what we will be able to do, dealing with the counseling challenges for implementation

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Course 5 - Extending Prenatal Diagnosis of Monogenic Disorders: What we can do, what we will be able to do, dealing with the counseling challenges for implementation

Chairs: Lyn Chitty and Neeta Vora
  • Developing a prenatal diagnostic service for monogenic disorders using cfDNA - Lucy Jenkins
  • Exome sequencing in clinical practice - Lyn Chitty
  • Counseling and ethical issues in NIPD and exome sequencing - Celine Lewis
  • Panel – Discussion of the joint ISPD/SMFM/PQF statement on prenatal exome sequencing – have we got it right?
  • Prenatal counseling in the era of modern molecular technologies – what do women need? - Jane Fisher
  • Counseling and interpretation dilemmas in NIPD and exome sequencing - worked examples - Neeta Vora, Louise Wilkins-Haug, Lyn Chitty

Moderators
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Lyn Chitty

Professor of Genetics and Fetal Medicine, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street NHS Foundation Trust
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Neeta Vora

MFM-Geneticist, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Speakers
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Jane Fisher

Director, Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC)
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Lucy Jenkins

Consultant Clinical Scientist, Great Ormond Street Hospital
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Celine Lewis

Senior Research Social Scientist, Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCL Institute of Child Health
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Louise Wilkins-Haug

Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Dr. Wilkins-Haug is board certified in both maternal-fetal medicine and clinical genetics with a focus on the integration of genetics into obstetric care and the investigation of prenatal exposures and birth defects.   She received her PhD in genetics from the Medical College of... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 14:00 - 15:45 CEST
Okapi Room 2&3