GENETIC FRONTIERS

EMPOWERING CLINICAL PRACTICE CONFERENCE  AGENDA 

Find the event

Agenda

Duration Topic Speaker
Day One: Wednesday 20 Nov 2024
Registration Opens at 08:00 AM
09:00 - 09:30 AM Opening Remarks

Dr. Laila Bastaki 

Theme One: Collaborations
Moderators TBA
09:30 - 09:50 AM Collaborations with KMGC over the years

Dr. Andoni Urtizberea 

09:50 - 10:10 AM Rare Mendelian disease and gene discovery

Dr. Jennifer Posey 

10:10 - 10:30 AM Gene Matcher

Dr. Reem Elshafei 

10:30 - 10:50 AM Genetics of Cleft lip and palate in Kuwait Q&A

Dr. Lateefa Alkharafi 

10:50 - 11:00 AM Breakfast Break
11:00 - 11:20 AM Collaborations with AlBahr Centre: Developing a protocol for genetic eye disease

Dr. Alaa Elshafei 

11:20 - 11:40 AM KCC and KMGC- bridging the gap for somatic cancer genetics

Dr. Shakir Bahzad 

11:40 - 11:50 AM Panel discussion
11:50 -12:00 PM Prayer Break
Theme Two: Diagnostics and preventative genetics
Moderators TBA
12:00 - 12:20 PM WGS in clinical practice

Dr. Wafik Mohammed 

12:20 - 12:40 PM Genomics in clinical practice

Dr. Ahmad Al Fares 

12:40 - 01:00 PM Updates in NIPT

Prof. Majid Alfadhel 

01:00 - 01:20 PM Pre-implantation genetic testing in Kuwait: a 5-years experience

Dr. Amal Al Wadaani 

01:20 - 01:40 PM Panel discussion
01:40 - 02:00 PM OPENING CEREMONY
02:00 - 03:00 PM Exhibition, Prayer & Lunch Break
Theme Three: Gene-specific therapies I - Industry symposium
Moderators TBA
03:00 - 03:20 PM Genetic Obesity

Dr. Sarah Suliman 

03:20 - 03:40 PM Hypophosphatasia TBA
03:40 - 04:00 PM LC-FAOD

Dr. Rasha Al Safi 

04:00 - 04:10 PM Panel discussion
Theme Three: Genetics of developmental disorders
Moderators TBA
04:10 - 04:30 PM Developmental genetics

Dr. Nahed Al Ateeqi 

04:30 - 04:50 PM 50 years autism genetic research in the world and in the Arab countries

Dr. Gianluca Esposito 

04:50 - 05:10 PM Developmental genetics

Dr. Fowzan Alkuraya 

05:10 - 05:30 PM Genetic counselling in autism and developmental disorders

Dr. Mona Al Saffar 

05:30 - 06:00 PM Panel discussion
END OF DAY ONE
Duration Topic Speaker
Day Two: Thursday 21 Nov 2024
Theme Four: Gene-specific therapies II – Industry symposium
Moderators TBA
08:30 - 09:00 AM PIK3CA-related overgrowth syndrome

Dr.Guillaume Canaud 

09:00 - 09:20 AM Gene therapy in achondroplasia

Dr. Melita Irving 

09:20 - 09:40 AM SMA novel therapies: Egyptian experience

Dr. Nagia Fahmi 

09:40 - 10:00 AM TBA

Dr. Hind Alsharhan 

10:00 - 10:20 AM Metreleptin for the treatment of generalized lipodystrophy TBA
10:20 - 10:40 AM Hemophilia gene therapy TBA
10:40 - 11:00 AM TBA TBA
11:00 - 11:20 AM Gene-specific therapies in cystic fibrosis

Dr. Bashar Alkhaldi 

11:20 - 11:40 AM Gene therapy in epidermolysis bullosa

Dr. Arti Nanda 

11:40 - 11:50 AM Panel discussion
11:50 -12:10 PM Prayer & coffee Break
Theme Five: Updates in clinical genetics and genomic medicine
Moderators TBA
12:10 - 12:30 PM Genetics of aging

Dr. Sherif ElKhamisy 

12:30 - 12:50 PM A decade of novel gene discovery in Saudi Arabia

Prof. Majid Alfadhel 

12:50 - 01:10 PM Polygenic risk score

Dr. Nilanjan Chatterjee 

01:10 - 01:30 PM Metabolomics and dysregulated genes in Down syndrome

Dr. Tareq Mostafa 

01:30 - 01:50 PM Dyslipidemias

Dr. Susan AlBustan 

01:50 - 02:00 PM Panel discussion
02:00 - 03:00 PM Prayer & Lunch Break
03:00 - 03:20 PM Common disease genes in Kuwait and patient registry

Dr. Buthaina Bash 

03:20 - 03:40 PM Issues in clinical research in rare diseases

Dr. Marshall Summer 

03:40 - 03:50 PM Panel discussion
03:50 - 04:20 PM Poster presentations and Prizes
Theme Six: Disorders of sexual development (DSD)
Moderators TBA
04:20 - 04:40 PM Updates in genetic diagnosis of DSD

Dr. Doaa Ibrahim 

04:40 - 05:00 PM DSD: an endocrinologist’s perspective

Dr. Maria Almahdi 

05:00 - 05:20 PM Surgical intervention in DSD: updates and challenges

Dr. Abdulnasser Alsaeed 

05:20 - 05:50 PM Panel discussion
05:50 - 06:00 PM Recommendations & Ending Remarks
END OF DAY TWO

Organized & Powered By 

Copyright 2024 © Quote Hub

Follow us 

Useful Links 

Visit Kuwait Guide Visit Kuwait Instagram