Some photos from Genetics Matters 2015 – speakers and poster session


Prof Patrick Chinnery (IGM) explaining the 100,000 genomes project and the importance of the rare diseases research


Prof Hanns Lochmüller (IGM) on importance of data sharing in genetic research (RD-Connect) and on novel therapies for the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

IMG_0357IMG_0383Dr Kasia Piróg (IGM) introducing the SYBILEU-FP7 project investigating the common and rare genetic skeletal disorders and systems biology approaches to understanding bone and cartilage biology

IMG_0412IMG_0425Prof Susan Lindsay (IGM) on Human Developmental Biology Resource (HDBR) and importance of human tissue samples in developmental studies


Questions from the floor:


Lunch break and poster session:

IMG_0482IMG_0489IMG_0496IMG_0501IMG_0506Dr Louise Hyslop (IGM) on mitochondrial donation and prevention of transmission of mitochondrial disease:

IMG_0508IMG_0530Harsh Sheth (IGM/QuantuMDx) on the future of diagnostic medicine:

IMG_0543Lesley Wegg (Muscular Dystrophy UK):

IMG_0556The Lily Foundation:

IMG_0565IMG_0568Georgia and Bev Hart (Friedrich Ataxia patient group):


Prof Sir John Burn on the importance of genetic research