Elizabeth Blackwell Annual Public Lecture 2020

30 November 2020, 1.30 PM - 30 November 2020, 2.30 PM

Professor Dame Sue Hill

Save the date for this year's Elizabeth Blackwell Public Lecture with Professor Dame Sue Hill, 1.30 - 2.30 pm on Monday 30 November.

We are delighted to welcome Dame Sue 'virtually' to Bristol to talk on the topic of Personalised Medicine. 

DNA carries the instructions that makes you ‘you’. Did you know that every person's genome is around 99.9% the same as everyone else's, but that 0.1% equates to around 3 million differences? Some differences in our DNA influence our susceptibility to develop a disease; understanding this can have far reaching effects on the way we treat people. Join this webinar to hear about how genomics - the study of an organism’s genome – can be applied to the way we deliver healthcare and medicine in a more personalised way.

Professor Dame Sue Hill OBE PhD DSC CBiol FRSB Hon FRCP Hon FRCPath is the Chief Scientific Officer for NHS England – providing expert clinical scientific advice across the health system and head of profession for the healthcare science workforce in the NHS and associated bodies.

Sue is the Senior Responsible Officer for Genomics in NHS England, leading developments in this area, having previously established the NHS Genomic Medicine Centres and led the NHS contribution to the 100,000 Genomes Project. She is a respiratory scientist by background with an international academic and clinical research reputation. 

To book your place for this free online event please register via Zoom.

Contact information

Any queries or to register your interest please contact ebi-events@bristol.ac.uk

Professor Dame Sue Hill

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