June 16-23


HGEN Course Offerings 2011-12

Date: Friday, June 17th, 2011.
Venue: MCH, room C-417

09:00 – 10:00 Departmental Rounds
Nora Wong, GC Jewish General Hospital
“Genetic testing for mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 in newly diagnosed cases of breast or ovarian cancer”
11:00 – 12:00 Resident Teaching: TELEGRAF
Francis H. Glorieux, OC, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Human Genetics, McGill University. Director of Research, Shriners Hospital for Children
“New perspectives on Osteogenesis Imperfecta”

  1. OI is foremost a clinical diagnosis.
  2. Bone abnormalities are caused by either dominant negative mutations affecting the synthesis or structure of type I collagen, or recessive mutations compromising the organization of the collagen fibrils.
  3. Current standard of care is based on bisphosphonate regimens.

This is the last academic half-day of the present academic year.

  • June 17: Please note that the Statistical Methods in Genetics and Genomics journal club session has been cancelled. Our SMGG journal club sessions will resume in September.

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