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CME-accredited webinar | Genomics 101

2020-09-01 @ 17:00 - 18:30 EDT

The Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada (NMD4C) and Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC) are pleased to invite you to a webinar about genomics. This webinar is primarily targeted at Canadian clinicians, academics and trainees with an interest in neuromuscular disease. NMD4C and MDC are providing organisational and technical support, and this is an independent clinical/academic webinar with no industry sponsorship.

This webinar is CME-accredited. The NMD Rounds & Educational Webinars is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

If you have any questions, please email

Download the webinar report HERE

Topics and speakers:


Dr. James Dowling (NMD4C Steering Committee Member)

Genetic counselling: What do families need to know and when?

Lauren Brady

Testing platforms

Kim Amburgey (NMD4C Collaborator)

Non-genetic diagnostics in the genomics era

Dr. Hernan Gonorazky

Variants of unknown significance

Dr. James Dowling (NMD4C Steering Committee Member)

Learning objectives:

  1. Compare different genetic technologies and select the best test for your patient
  2. Gain a better understanding of result interpretation and variants of unknown significance
  3. Recognize opportunities for implementing genetic counselling into patient care
  4. Identify the appropriate use of non-genetic diagnostics tests in the genomic era



17:00 - 18:30 EDT
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