How genomic medicine is transforming healthcare

Streamed live: Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

Imagine a world where your unique genetic makeup can be used to tailor your medical care, and where illnesses and disease are treated with pinpoint accuracy. In this episode of the News webcast, in partnership with the Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Institute of Genomic Medicine, three McGill professors at the forefront of the genomic revolution now underway explore the opportunities and ethical pitfalls behind genetics, immunotherapy and personalized medicine. They discuss the various ways in which these scientific advances promise to revolutionize how we think about and treat diseases, from diabetes to cancer.


Thomas Duchaine, Professor and Chair, Department of Biochemistry; Founding Director, McGill Centre for RNA Sciences

Yann Joly, James McGill Professor; Department of Human Genetics; Director, McGill Centre of Genomics and Policy; member, Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Institute of Genomic Medicine

Raquel Cuella Martin, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics; Member, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Genomic Medicine; member, Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Institute of Genomic Medicine

Moderated by Derek Cassoff, Managing Director, Communications, McGill University Advancement

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