• September 26, 2019

Luminesce Alliance – Paediatric Precision Medicine Forum

Luminesce Alliance held its annual Paediatric Precision Medicine Forum on the 26 September 2019 with over 50 participants attending. The Forum provided an opportunity to interact and discuss the key activities that are occurring across the entire Precision Medicine Program as well as identifying key strategies for further collaboration and innovation.

Key speakers included:

  • Professor Ian Alexander – Head, Gene Therapy Unit, Children’s Medical Research Institute (Australia)
  • Professor Patrick Tam – Head, Embryology Unit, Children’s Medical Research Institute (Australia)
  • Dr Shafagh Waters -Lead Scientist, Australasian Centre for Personalised Cystic Fibrosis Medicine (ACPCFM), School of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of New South Wales Sydney
  • Dr Anai Gonzalez Cordero – Children’s Medical Research Institute
  • Associate Professor Mark Cowley – Group Leader, Computational Biology Group, Children’s Cancer Institute
  • Vanessa (Ness) Tyrrell – Co-Head, Personalised Medicine Theme, Children’s Cancer Institute
  • Associate Professor Tracey O’Brien – Director, Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network
  • Dr Luciano Dalla-Pozza – Head and Senior Staff Specialist, Cancer Centre for Children, The Sydney Children’s Hospital Network
  • Professor Natasha Nassar – Financial Markets Foundation for Children Chair in Translational Childhood Medicine at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Clinical School
  • Ms Cate Smith – Associate Director Research Operations, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network
  • Professor Chris Cowell – Director of Research, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network
  • Professor Deborah Schofield, Director GenIMPACT: Centre for Economic Impacts of Genomic Medicine and Professor and Chair of Health Economics, Macquarie University
  • Associate Professor Michelle Farrar – Paediatric Neurology, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of NSW Sydney & Lead, Neuromuscular Diseases Clinical and Research Program Sydney Children’s Hospital Network