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: 26/09/2013
End Date: 27/09/2013
Venue: 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE
The Royal Society of Medicine
T: Melissa Henry +44(0)20 7290 3928
This symposium is focussed on the important issue of developing individualised treatment of cancer based on the genetic and molecular profiles of individual patients and their tumour. Although this goal has not yet been achieved for most tumour types, its feasibility has been indicated by the examples of Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia and Lung Cancer among others. At this symposium results will be discussed which are likely to provide a basis for the development of individualised treatments for various cancer types.
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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