Making science work for health from genomic foundations to policy futures

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Science horizons

 Chair: Dr Philippa Brice - Deputy Director of the PHG Foundation

10:00 -  10:20     Dr Mark Kroese - Director, PHG Foundation

10:20 - 10:50      Prof Dennis Lo - Director, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong

11:20 - 11:50      Refreshments

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Supporting science for health

Chair: Prof Anneke Lucassen - Director, Centre for Personalised Medicine, University of Oxford

11:50 - 12:10      Dame June Raine - Chief Executive, MHRA

12:10 - 12:30      Prof Dame Sue Hill - Chief Scientific Officer, NHS England

12:30 - 12:50      Questions and discussion

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Putting science into practice

Chair: Dr Eric Meslin - President & CEO, Council of Canadian Academies

13:50 - 14:05      Prof Gil McVean - Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Genomics plc

14:05 - 14:20      Dr Sarah Byron - Programme Director for Devices, Diagnostics and Digital, NICE Centre for Health Technology Evaluation

14:20 - 14:35      Dr Richard Scott - Chief Medical Officer, Genomics England

14:35 - 15:10      Panel discussion and questions

15:10 - 15:40      Refreshments

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Policy lessons and future directions

Chair: Prof Patrick Maxwell - Regius Professor of Physic, University of Cambridge

15:40 - 15:55      Prof Sally Sheard - Head of the Department of Public Health and Policy, University of Liverpool

15:55 - 16:10      Prof Clare Turnbull - Professor of Translational Cancer Genetics, Institute of Cancer Research

16:10 - 16:25      Prof Sir John Burn - Professor of Clinical Genetics, Newcastle University; Chair, Newcastle Hospitals; Vice President, HUGO

16:25 - 16:55      Questions and discussion

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Making science work for health: from genomic foundations to policy futures was an invitation-only policy summit, bringing together senior professionals working at the interface of science, policy and healthcare to discuss past experiences, current opportunities and future directions. 

Roche kindly sponsored the summit, but had no involvement in the content or agenda

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