Free Weekend Seminar Nov. 28: Promises and limitations of Personalized Genomics
Genetics is revolutionizing healthcare. A growing number of new personalized treatments and genomic tests are being approved by the FDA. What should you and your doctor know about genomics to use these tools effectively? Dr. Ruslan Dorfman, Ph.D MBA, is a genetic testing expert and co-founder of Geneyouin. His lecture will provide you with an introduction into basic principles of Pharmacogenetics, and explain benefits and limitations of Genomic Technologies.
Dr. Ruslan Dorfman is a genetic testing expert specializing in the pharmacogenetics of chronic pain and genetics of rare diseases. Inspired by direct interactions with Cystic Fibrosis families from all over the world, Dr. Dorfman co-founded Geneyouin to facilitate access to advanced genetic for all Canadians. Dr. Dorfman has thirty peer-reviewed publications on genetics of Cystic Fibrosis.
Date and Time: Saturday, November 28, 2015; 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 4150 Finch Ave E., Toronto, ON M1S 3T9. Free Parking.