News and Events

News

07/02/2015

Learn more about a new publication by our very own Jenny Ostergren, Dr. Michele Gornick, Wendy Uhlmann and Dr. Scott Roberts to see how well customers comprehended the results and items that were related to a good understanding of the results.

04/15/2015

On April 23,2015, Dr. Roberts discussed the ethical issues surrounding the return of incidental findings from gene sequencing to cancer patients.

Events

11/07/2014

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.

10/29/2014

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.

10/25/2014

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.

09/28/2014

Join the Alzheimer's Association Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Walk to End Alzheimer's disease on Sunday, September 28th 2014.

07/12/2014 - 07/17/2014

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. 

Event Calendar

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