The Department of Human Genetics is sponsoring the George J. and Lucia F. Brewer Endowed Scholarship Fund Inaugural Lecture and Reception on Friday, November 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m., at Kahn Auditorium in the BSRB on the medical school’s central campus, 109 Zina Pitcher Place.
UMHS Adult and Pediatric Ethics Committee and the Program of Society and Medicine is sponsoring Bioethics Grand Rounds. On Wednesday October 29, 2014, Wendy Uhlmann, M.S., CGC, will present her talk “Genetic Testing of Children for Adult-Onset Conditions: Ethical Considerations” at Ford Auditorium. The event is open to the public. For more information, please refer to the flyer here.
A deliberative democracy event was held to elicit informed, deliberative public opinion about policy governing the disclosure of secondary findings from whole genome sequencing on Oct 25, 2014 at the University of Michigan.
This year the annual meeting was held in Copenhagen, Denmark during July 12-17, 2014. Over 4,000 researchers from more than 60 countries attended the conference revealing the latest study results and discoveries in dementia research.