2012 Archive

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The Golden Helix Institute proudly announces that has placed the 3rd Congress of the European Society of Predictive Medicine under its auspices. The Congress will be held March 9-10, 2013 in Grand Hotel Terme Riolo Terme(RA). Please click here...

Dr. Carmen Ayuso Garcia from the Jimenez Diaz Foundation, Department of Genetics in Madrid has agreed to join the PGENI project on behalf of Spain. Spain became the 25th country to join the PGENI project in Europe, within just 2.5 years that the Golden Helix Institute of Biomedical Research has assumed the Regional coordinating role of PGENI in Europe.

The 8th Golden Helix Pharmacogenomics Day was successfully organized in Brno, Czech Republic, in conjunction with the 29th National DNA Diagnostics Congress. Over 150 registered participants have attended this meeting, which was co-organized with Charles University in Prague and supported by The Czech Ministry of Health and Illumina.

Today, it has been announced that the 2013 Golden Helix Symposium that will be held jointly with the 5th Pn-Arab Human Genetics Conference will be organized in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on November 17th-19th, 2013. So far, Complete Genomics, Agilent Technologies, Illumina, and Nature Genetics have agreed to sponsor the event, which will be co-organized jointly with the Center for Arab Genomic Studies.

The 7th Golden Helix Pharmacogenomics Day was successfully organized in Patras, Greece, in conjunction with the 8th National Bioscientists Conference. Patras is the 4th Greek city that hosts this international meeting series, following Athens (2009), Thessaloniki (2010) and Alexandroupolis (2011). The event was attended by over 300 registered participants and co-organized with the University of Patras, Greece.

Professor Markus Paulmichl, director of the Institute of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Paracelsus Medical University and member of the CHMP Pharmacogenomics Working Party, European Medicines Agency, London UK, has agreed to join the PGENI project on behalf of Austria. Professor Paulmichl also volunteered to contribute DNA samples from Kosovo and Albania so that these countries are also represented in the project.

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