Pre-Symposium: Clinical Genomics Series for Women's Health: Insights into the use of lifestyle genetic testing in practice

Speaker: 
Aaron Goldman, PhD, Robyn Murphy, ND
Lecture Type: 
Pre-Symposium
Lecture Day: 
Pre-Symposium
Room: 
Labatt Hall
Credits: 
6.00

Join Drs. Robyn Murphy, ND and Aaron Goldman, PhD as they team up to deliver an exciting dive into the clinical application of lifestyle genetic testing. They provide a comprehensive education that comprises of everything from the basics of genetics to the practical clinical application, including labs, its predictive value and influence on treatment strategies. Learn how to apply genetic testing related to personalized nutrition, hormone balance and detoxification through the lens of women’s health. Discuss real cases, protocols, receive resources and strategies to effectively introduce genetic testing into your practice to improve patient outcomes and stay current with the evolution of medicine.

Robyn Murphy, ND

Dr. Robyn Murphy is a practicing Naturopathic Doctor at the Centre for Restorative Medicine, public speaker, and researcher in the field of functional genomics, with a passion for educating both healthcare professionals and the public in advances of integrative medicine. She has a number of publications in medical journals and is currently the Clinical Research Advisor for AOR and sits on the Scientific Advisory Board for DNA Labs Canada. Dr. Murphy holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta and Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from CCNM, with advanced training and certifications in functional gastroenterology, hormone therapy (BHRT), biological medicine and advanced medical herbalism. She is licensed through the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO).



Aaron Goldman, PhD

 

DNALabs Canada’s Chief Science Officer, Aaron Goldman, is at the heart of this enterprise bringing more than 20 years’ of experience in life sciences as well as his expertise in the latest genomic technologies to every product and application. As Chief Science Officer at DNALabs, Aaron oversees all aspects of genetic test design, interpretation and implementation, as well as providing scientific and technical support to marketing and business/strategic planning initiatives. The fundamental principle underpinning DNALabs Canada’s products and business focus is the science behind the application of genomic discoveries to transformative medical practices. The science tells the story. The science creates the opportunities and it will be genomic science that will define the rigour of all DNALabs Canada’s corporate offerings.

Prior to his work at DNALabs, Dr. Goldman was the Director of Genomics Services at the University Health Network/Mount Sinai Hospital Clinical Genomics Centre in Toronto, a state-of-the-art, full service genomics technology facility that provides genomics services such as DNA sequencing and genotyping to the research community. Dr. Goldman also served as the Research Program Director and co-founder of Mt. Sinai Hospital’s Office of Personalized Genomics and Innovative Medicine, which was established to facilitate the implementation of genomic discoveries into routine medical practice, and to ultimately improve the speed and precision of disease diagnostics and the quality of patient care. In his roles at Mount Sinai Hospital, Dr. Goldman was instrumental in successfully managing several large research programs which attracted over $10 million of funding from various governmental organizations.

Dr. Goldman earned his PhD in Molecular Genetics from Yale University and post-doctoral studies at the University of Toronto.

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Symposium Location

Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada

778-861-3826