Event | How genomic medicine is transforming healthcare | June 11, 2024

Published: 3 June 2024

Date: Tuesday June 11, 2024 from 12-1pm

Location: Online

Imagine a world where your unique genetic makeup can be used to tailor your medical care, and where illnesses and disease are treated with pinpoint accuracy.

Join the next McGill News webcast, in partnership with the Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Institute of Genomic Medicine, when three McGill professors at the forefront of the genomic revolution now underway explore the opportunities and ethical pitfalls behind genetics, immunotherapy and personalized medicine. They will discuss the various ways in which these scientific advances promise to revolutionize how we think about and treat diseases, from diabetes to cancer.


Thomas Duchaine, Professor and Chair, Department of Biochemistry; Founding Director, McGill Centre for RNA Sciences

Yann Joly, James McGill Professor; Department of Human Genetics; Director, McGill Centre of Genomics and Policy; member, Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Institute of Genomic Medicine


Raquel Cuella Martin, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics; Member, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Genomic Medicine; member, Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Institute of Genomic Medicine

Moderated by Derek Cassoff, Managing Director, Communications, McGill University Advancement


There is no fee for this event but registration is required to view the webcast. A link will be sent to registrants two days ahead of the webcast. 

Questions? Submit your questions in advance of the webcast by emailing aoc [at]

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