Guest lecture with Ewan Birney: Genomic Medicine across the world; challenges, progress, opportunities and patient impact

Professor Ewan Birney will give a public talk and guest lecture at the Radium Hospital in Oslo.

Professor Ewan Birney

Professor Ewan Birney. Photo: Jeff Dowling/EMBL-EBI.


Professor Ewan Birney will present briefly the view of genomic medicine journey, making analogies with other technologies absorbed into healthcare, such as intra-vital imaging in the 19th Century. He will share his experience and observations as a researcher involved in technology transfer of genomics to healthcare across many locations worldwide, highlighting the challenges, the progress, the opportunities and the patient impact of genomic medicine.

Professor Ewan Birney is the Deputy Director General, EMBL & Director at European Bioinformatics Institute, EMBL, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

There will be a Q&A session.

Hosts: Inge Jonassen, University of Bergen & Kjetil Taskén, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo

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Published Oct. 1, 2022 7:39 AM - Last modified Oct. 1, 2022 9:37 AM