Personalized medicine and diversity

vrijdag 16 december 2016 - woensdag 14 december 2016 14:00 - 16:00

Colloquium EMGOresearch group Community Genetics in collaboration with Amsterdam Public Health Program Personalized Medicine

In this meeting colleagues working on themes of diversity and personalized medicine will discuss their research, ranging from stratifying populations at higher risk to delivering equitable and accessible care to diverse populations. The aim of this afternoon is to meet colleagues from our partner institutes and discuss common interests and research themes as a basis for future collaboration within APH Personalized Medicine.

The following three speakers will present their research, and we invite all those interested to attend for a lively discussion.


Meike Bartels PhD, University Research Chair Professor in Genetics and Wellbeing, VU University Amsterdam, Program director Personalized Medicine

Personalized Medicine: a matter of genetics, culture and values

Martina Cornel MD, PhD, Professor of Community Genetics and Public Health Genomics, VU

University Medical Center

Towards universal genetic carrier screening?

Phillis Lakeman MD PhD, AMC, Department of Clinical genetics

Ethnicity and cardiovascular disease

Charles Agyemang PHD, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, AMC, University of Amsterdam

Date: Friday, December 16, 2016Time: 14.00-16.00 hours, drinks afterwards

Location: AMC, RoomJ2 228, Department of Social medicine, Meibergdreef 15: at the Faculty entrance take the elevator to the 2 floor, turn right, through the double doors
(Social Medicine), turn left, the room then is on your right hand side

If you plan to attend, please register by sending a message to Mrs. Wilma IJzerman