The British Society for Genetic Medicine (BSGM) represents
health professionals working in specialised genetic services in the
NHS and scientists and health professionals in medical
The society welcomes anyone working professionally within human
genetics in the UK. People who are not based in the UK can become
overseas affiliates; they are not eligible for election to the
council, but otherwise enjoy the same privileges as full
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Start Date: 09/06/2014
End Date: 09/06/2014
Venue: Nottingham Conference Centre
KCH Garden Square Barristers
Rose van der Zwart
This major conference on “Law and Human Genetics” will discuss how recent advances in human genetics have the potential to affect so many aspects of legal relationships involving issues of medicine, health and pharmaceuticals; with reference to existing statute and the development of a suitable legal framework.
Speakers are leading experts in the field including Professor Roger Brownsword, Chair of UK Biobanks Ethics and Governance Council, Dr Tim Clayton MBE of LGC and Iain Goldrein QC.
A full agenda and speaker profiles can be found at www.kchgardensquare.co.uk.
We were sorry to hear of the passing of one of our founding
fathers, Professor Rodney Harris. This obituary
from Professor Gareth Evans tells you more about his remarkable
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