14. Update in Prenatal Genetics (Co-Sponsored with ISPD)
Feb. 13, 2019 8am - 2:30pm
Neeta Vora, MD
Louise Wilkins-Haug, MD, PhD
Andrea Edlow, MD, MSc
Teresa Sparks, MD
Ignatia Van den Veyver, MD
This course is approved for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
1. Describe newer non-invasive methods for prenatal genetic screening and testing that are being developed and introduced into the clinic.
2. Understand diagnostic yield and counseling challenges of prenatal whole exome sequencing.
3. Summarize the principles, benefits and pitfalls of expanded carrier screening and how to integrate it into clinical practice.
4. Understand how high-dimensional biology and “discovery-driven” approaches provide insight into fetal development.
|Session Time||Session Title||Session Speaker|
|8:00-8:30am||Course Introduction; Basics of Molecular Genetics||Wilkins-Haug|
|8:30-9:15am||Cell-Free DNA Screening – Lessons Learned||Wilkins-Haug|
|9:15-10:00am||What is New with Non-Invasive Prenatal DNA Screening: Moving Beyond NIPT/NIPS||Van den Veyver|
|10:30-11:15am||Whole Exome Sequencing: New Opportunities and Challenges||Vora|
|11:15am-12:00pm||Expanded Carrier Screening: Updates, Counseling Challenges, and Integration into Clinical Practice||Van den Veyver|
|1:00-1:30pm||Harnessing the Power of ‘Omics to Understand Fetal Development||Edlow|
|1:30-2:20pm||Cell-Free DNA Screening, Expanded Carrier Screening, Whole Exome Sequencing: Case Presentations and Counseling Challenges||Sparks|
|2:20-2:30pm||Q and A|