2015 saw the launch of the 100,000 Genomes Project, established to transform the way people are cared for.
With the project extended until the end of 2018, this evenings session will host some of the experts involved to her about the progress over the last 2½ years, as well as the challenges, real-life feedback and whether the legacy of this project will indeed result in an NHS ready 'genomics service' offering new medicines, treatments and diagnostics with high ethical standards and public support for.
18:00 Arrival & networking
18:25 Welcome - Louise Sinclair, Co-Founder at One HealthTech
18:30 Introduction and Progress from the Centre - Alison Ward, NHS Digital
18:40 2 Years & Counting! - Jane Gregson, Leeds Teaching Hospitals
18:50 The Technology Behind the Science - Joe Waller, Aire Logic
19:00 The Academic Perspective - Sheffield University
19:10 Next Steps: Going Mainstream! - Emma Huntridge, NHS England
19:15 Panel Q&A session, Chaired by Alison Ward, NHS Digital
20:00 Networking drinks
Please note that this event is free – the £5 ticket charge will be refunded on attendance.
Thank you to Futurelabs for hosting our event and to our strategic sponsors NHS Digital and Samsung UK.
Hope to see you at the event and enjoy networking, drinks and nibbles after the session.