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11 Mar 2020
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Symposium: Know your blood

  • Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
Understanding and applying genomic results in haematological disorders

Haematologists at all levels, specialist and advanced practice nurses, researchers and students are invited to a forthcoming symposium hosted by the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Research & Education Lead Haematology program.

As the genomic identity of haematological disorders becomes better understood, we are moving closer than ever to adopting a precision medicine approach to managing individual patients.

This symposium aims to improve understanding of the use of genomics in haematological practice. It will enhance your genomic literacy and prepare you for the future of precision oncology for haematological malignancies. Gain proficiency in requesting the right genomic test for the right patient at the right time.

Symposium co-convenors:

  • Clinician scientist, Professor Andrew Roberts, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Cancer Theme Co-Leader, Clinical Haematologist, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Metcalf Chair of Leukaemia Research, University of Melbourne, VCCC Research and Education Lead, Haematology
  • Clinical and laboratory haematologistDr Piers Blombery, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Friday 27 March 2020
9.00am - 4.00pm

Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Davis Auditorium