2018 Australasian Neurofibromatosis Conference

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FRIDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER, 2018

We are excited to announce the date of the 2018 Australasian Neurofibromatosis Conference which will be held in Melbourne

DATE: Friday 21st September 2018
LOCATION: Ella Latham Auditorium
The Royal Children’s Hospital 
50 Flemington Road, Parkville VIC 3052

We are proud to announce the the Keynote speaker for the 2018 Australasian Neurofibromatosis Conference is Dr Bruce R. Korf, M.D., PhD. 

PLEASE NOTE: This event is exclusively for Doctors, Clinical Specialists, Scientists and Researchers in the field of Neurofibromatosis.

Keep an eye out for more information coming soon.

In the meantime, if you have any questions, please feel free to email - georgia.willesee@ctf.org.au

Keynote Speaker 

Bruce R. Korf, M.D., PhD

Dr. Korf is the Chief Genomics Officer, UAB Medicine, Wayne H. and Sara Crews Finley Endowed Chair in Medical Genetics, Professor of Genetics, Co-Director of the UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine, Associate Director for Rare Diseases, Hugh Kaul Personalized Medicine Institute and editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Human Genetics.

He is a medical geneticist, pediatrician, and child neurologist, certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (clinical genetics, clinical cytogenetics, and clinical molecular genetics), American Board of Pediatrics, and American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (child neurology).

Dr. Korf is past president of the Association of Professors of Human and Medical Genetics, past president of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, and current president of the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine. He has served on the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Cancer Institute and the National Human Genome Research Institute at the NIH.

His major research interests are molecular diagnosis of genetic disorders and the natural history, genetics, and treatment of neurofibromatosis. He serves as principal investigator of the Department of Defense funded Neurofibromatosis Clinical Trials Consortium, the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative, and the Southern All of Us Network.

He is co-author of Human Genetics and Genomics (medical student textbook, now in fourth edition), Medical Genetics at a Glance (medical student textbook (now in third edition), Emery and Rimoin’s Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics (now in 6th edition), and Current Protocols in Human Genetics.