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Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series to Start December 2, 2011 - 11/28/2011

Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series to Start December 2, 2011

Release Date: November 28, 2011

Bethesda, Md., (November 28, 2011) A seven-lecture series aimed at improving genetics and genomics education among health professionals will be offered by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in collaboration with Suburban Hospital and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The lecture series will highlight the intersection of genomics and medicine.

Where:           Suburban Hospital Auditorium
                        8600 Old Georgetown Rd.  
                        Bethesda, MD 20814

Time:                8-9am

Advance registration is not required, however, those requesting continuing medical education (CME) credit are asked to sign in on site.  In addition, the lectures will be recorded for future use by health professionals around the world via GenomeTV, NHGRI’s YouTube channel.

The first lecture, “The Human Genome and Individualized Medicine” will be presented by David Valle, M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

About Suburban Hospital

Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is a not-for-profit, community-based hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, that has served Montgomery County and the surrounding area for more than 65 years. Suburban Hospital is distinguished by a cutting-edge stroke program; level II trauma center; centers of excellence in cardiac care, orthopedics and joint replacement surgery, neurosciences and oncology; state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment tools; and affiliations with world-class institutions, including the neighboring National Institutes of Health.  

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