Thursday, July 28, 2016 -
9:30am to 11:00am
The Australian Genomics Health Alliance (AGHA) will host a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday 28th July from 9:30am-11am in the Ella Latham Auditorium, The Royal Childrens Hospital. Professor Kathryn North AM, Director of the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and lead investigator of the AGHA, will present on the latest progress from the Alliance, followed by a question and answer session. The AGHA brings together 47 national and international partner organisations committed to integrating genomic medicine into healthcare across Australia. It aims to shorten diagnosis times, enable early intervention, and provide access to treatment for people with genetic disorders. In 2015, the AGHA was awarded a $25 million grant from the NHMRC’s Targeted Call for Research into Preparing Australia for the Genomics Revolution in Health Care. The AGHA has since established four major research Programs to better understand and address the challenges associated with integrating genomic medicine into Australian healthcare. 1...