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10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics 2012, 5-8 December, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics 2012, 5-8 December, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics 2012 (APCHG2012) with the theme “Genetic and Genomic Medicine: Working Together Towards Health For All
The APCHG2012 will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and is organised by the Asia-Pacific Society of Human Genetics and co-hosted by the Medical Genetics Society of Malaysia and the Malaysian Genetics Society.
In line with recent advances achieved in the field of human genomics and medical genetics, the APCHG2012 will focus on various themes including:
    •    Personalized medicine,
    •    Human variations in the Asia-Pacific region
    •    Latest advances on genetic diagnostics and technology and their implications to healthcare in the region
    •    Bioethics
    •    Genetics education and counselling
    •    Preventative strategies for birth defects and inborn errors of metabolism.

The conference will also provide a platform for patients and families to discuss emerging issues in individuals with inherited conditions and chronic disabilities. Prominent speakers from the Asia-Pacific region as well as eminent researchers and clinicians are invited to speak on these new developments. There will be poster sessions, two concurrent sessions and various plenary lectures during this conference.

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