This course will provide an overview of genetics and genomics for IED: an up to date overview of genetics of IED including inheritance, types of mutations, genetic testing, genomics, consent for WGS, variant interpretation, how to interpret a genetic report and clinical management/counselling. We will discuss the benefits of genetic testing for IED, advice on who to test, why, when and how in the era of genomic medicine. We will provide a guide on how to manage our genetic patients and how to access guidance and support.
The course has been developed and led by world leading experts in genetic eye disease based at Moorfields Eye Hospital, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, and lectures delivered primarily by clinicians, molecular geneticists and genetic counsellors who have well established expertise in their topics having made significant advancements in their respective fields.
This is a one day course that will comprise 10 sessions, each of 30-45 minutes in length. The following topics will be covered:
You will have the option to attend in-person at our training centre in Ebenezer Street, London N1 or online.
This course is intended for Ophthalmologists (including consultants, trainees, fellows, non-training grades), clinical geneticists with an interest in inherited eye disease, genetic counsellors, clinical scientists, optometrists.
CPD points will be applied for. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the course.
In order to join the course online, you will need access to a computer (laptop or desktop) with a webcam and microphone.
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Please ensure that you add the correct item to your cart from the options below, depending on whether you wish to attend in-person or online.
In-person places are restricted by the capacity of the venue. Once these places are filled it will only be possible to attend online.
In person - £550*
Remote/online - £450
*Price includes refreshments and lunch.