In this week’s short read, we have a songbird who’s an internationally-recognised expert in the discovery and translation of disease genes
The Short Read
Welcome to The Short Read, our weekly peek behind the curtain at the people who make this amazing community tick. Make sure to check back every Tuesday for the latest installment.
Using the Nanpore MinION, Damien and his team look to predict how HIV and Hepatitis C will evolve in patients and identity infection ‘hot spots’
As a Postdoctoral Scholar at CASRC Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego Enrique is working on individualising behavioural interventions based on predictive biomarkers using AI
Prior to speaking at the Festival in June, Christensen tell us it’s a challenge trying to make the greatest impact on developing novel cancer agents while consuming the smallest amount of resources
Said Ismail is bringing precision medicine to the Arab population, setting a global example
Goldenberg went to medical school at the age of 41, has founded three 22q11 clinics and developed an open social media “forum” on her son’s rare condition
One of the busiest people out there: involved in defining standards for the use of next generation sequencing in clinical diagnostics and more
He has trained over 50 post-docs and grad students as primary advisor, and co-authored over 130 papers. In addition he advice companies within genomics and healthcare. What does this man not do?
Liz has been scouring the web, chasing down leads, and writing up a storm to give you the choicest cuts of genomic news and thoroughly readable features
As science develops every day, the community is dependent on those who help inform on ethics and considerations – T. Patrick Hill is one of these contributors
Paediatric geneticist David Flannery became ACMG Medical Director in 2014, bringing with him unique expertise in healthcare economics and genetic services
ACMG’s Judith Benkendorf, genetic counsellor and pioneer of the “counsel-ome”, shares some career highlights in the world of medical genetics