Developed and supported by an unrestricted grant from BioMarin.

Course Directors: Professor Mina Ryten, GOSH/UCL, Dr Emma Clement, GOSH, Dr Elizabeth Forsythe, Guy’s and St Thomas’/GOSH and Dr Shereen Tadros, GOSH.

This package of five pre-recorded lectures covers the essentials of personalised medicine in paediatrics. Delivered by the GOSH Clinical Genetics Service, you will learn how to use genomic information to support and inform personalised paediatric care. The lectures included are:

  1. 1. Genetic testing and introduction to variant interpretation (c40 minutes)
    Who to test? When to test? How to test? Understanding genomic results and how they impact management
    Dr Emma Clement, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GOSHDr Wendy Jones, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GOSH
  2. 2. Personalised Medicine: General scope (c40 minutes)
    Dr Tazeen Ashraf, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GOSH
    Dr Lara Menzies, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GOSH
  3. 3. Personalised Medicine: Therapeutics (c40 minutes)
    Case studies in paediatric personalised medicine therapeutics including gene therapies
    Dr Elizabeth Forsythe, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GST
    Professor Mina Ryten, Clinical Professor & Consultant Clinical Geneticist, UCL
  4. 4. Whole genome sequencing in newborns (c15 minutes)
    Dr Richard Scott, Chief Medical Officer and Deputy CEO, Genomics England, Consultant & Honorary Senior Lecturer, GOSH/UCL
  5. 5. Consent and ethics in Personalised Medicine (c30 minutes)
    Dr Shereen Tadros, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GOSH

Who would benefit from the content?
Paediatric Consultants, Junior Doctors, Nurses and Trainee Genetic Counsellors with an interest in Genetics.


For more information, please visit our registration page.