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  UK Pharmacogenetics and Stratified Medicine Network 

28 September 2011

Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

    Registration now closed


The second UK Pharmacogenetics and Stratified Medicine Network meeting is aimed at all individuals interested in the area of stratified medicines, irrespective of their background.   We encourage multidisciplinary participation in the conference as it provides a forum for discussion, new ideas and collaboration.  The 2011 programme focuses on how we can maximally utilise the resources and expertise available in the UK to advance the field.

Please note: This conference will be immediately followed by Pharmacogenomics and Personalised Medicine 2011 (29 September – 2 October 2011), please click here for further information and to register. 

Scientific Programme Committee:
Chris Chamberlain, AstraZeneca
Jon Creswell, University of Liverpool 
Michael Dunn, Wellcome Trust   
Ann Daly, Newcastle University   
Elizabeth Foot, London Genetics 
Ian Hall, Nottingham University 
Bill Vennart, Pfizer UK
Louise Leong, Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
Colin Pavelin, Department of Health 
Ewan Pearson, University of Dundee 
Munir Pirmohamed, University of Liverpool, UK
Krishna Prasad, MHRA 
Andy Takle, Cancer Research UK 
Louise Wood, Department of Health

Speakers include:
John Gallacher, Cardiff University, UK
Arthur Holden, Intern SAE Consortium, Ltd. USA
Teri Klein, Stanford University, USA
Zahid Latif, Technology Strategy Board, UK
Alun McCarthy, PGXIS, UK
Christine Miller, UK Research Office (UKRO), UK
Andrew Morris, Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, UK
Mahesh Parmar, MRC CTU, UK
Munir Pirmohamed, University of Liverpool, UK
Tjeerd van Staa, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Tom Walley, NIHR, UK
John Whittaker, GlaxoSmithKline, UK

Conference Programme

10.00                Welcome and Introduction
                        Munir Pirmohamed, University of Liverpool

10.00-10.30       Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Research Base
                        Teri Klein, University of Stanford, USA

10.30-11.00       Stratified Medicines in Pharmaceutical Industry
                        John Whittaker, GlaxoSmithKline, UK

11.00-11.30       Morning Coffee with poster sessions and exhibition stands

11.30-12.00       Stratified Medicines: A SME Perspective
                        Alun McCarthy, PGXIS, UK

12.00-12.30       Stratified Medicines: clinical trial design
                        Mahesh Parmar, MRC CTU, UK

12.30-14.00       Lunch with posters session and exhibition stands

14.00-15.30       Use of electronic medical records and samples for stratified medicine research
                        Andrew Morris, Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, UK
                        Tjeerd van Staa, Utrecht University, Netherlands
                        Arthur Holden, Intern SAE Consortium, Ltd. USA

15.30-16.00       Afternoon Tea with poster session and exhibition stands

16.00-17.00       Funding opportunities for stratified medicine research
                        Tom Walley, NIHR, UK
                        Zahid Latif, Technology Strategy Board, UK
                        Christine Miller, UK Research Office (UKRO), UK

17.00                Meeting Closes

Registration Fees:
The Registration fee for this 1 day meeting is £20.00 and includes refreshments and lunch - but not dinner or accommodation.
Accommodation and dinner for the night of the 28 September 2011 are available at the following rates:
Single Accommodation        £70.00
Twin Accommodation          £50.00
Dinner                                £32.50

Accommodation and dinner can be booked and paid for during the registration process.

Registration now closed

Abstracts and Posters 
Posters will be accepted for this meeting, if you wish to submit your abstract, please ensure that you follow the abstract guidelines and upload your abstract during registration. If you are not ready to up-load you’re abstract at the time of registration, please e-mail your abstract document to no later than 17 August 2011.
After the abstract deadline the scientific committee will assess your abstract and you will be notified whether you have been selected for a poster presentation.

Poster boards onsite will accommodate 118 cm high by 84 cm wide (A0- portrait) of printed material.  Accepted abstracts will appear in the conference programme book and poster boards will be allocated at the conference. 

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