Target audience:  doctors, health professionals, residents and genetic counselors.

 

Some conferences will be in French, others in English. See details in the program below.

 

 

8:00 - 8:45

Registration and Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00

Opening Remarks

Dr Jacques L. Michaud | Director of Research, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center

9:00 - 9:50

Prenetal Genetics Testing: Current and Future Clinical Considerations

*** English***

Dre Mary E. Norton | Vice Chair, Clinical and Translational Genetics

Director, Program in Genetic and Genomic Prenatal Medicine

UCSF

Moderator: Dre Lucie Morin | Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, CHU Sainte-Justine

9:50 - 10:00 Questions
10:00 - 10:50

Summary of NIPT Provincial Program

*** French ***

Dr François Rousseau | Biochemist, CHUQ St-François d'Assise

Moderator: Dr François Audibert | Obstetrician-gynecologist, CHU Sainte-Justine

10:50 - 11:00 Questions
11:00 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:00

Round Table: Issues Related to the Provincial Prenatal Screening Program

*** French ***

Dr François Audibert | Obstetrician-gynecologist, CHU Sainte-Justine

Dr Jean-Claude Forest | Biochimist, CHUQ St-François d'Assise

Dre Emmanuelle Lemyre | Geneticist, CHU Sainte-Justine

Dr François Rousseau | Biochimist, CHUQ St-François d'Assise

12:00 - 12:50

Conférence Louis-Dallaire

Secondary Genetics Findings Following Non-Invasive Prenatal Genetics Testing: Lessons Learned

*** English***

Dre Diana Bianchi | Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Moderator: Dre Cheri Deal | Endocrinologist, CHU Sainte-Justine

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:45

Case Presentations

*** French ***

Moderator: Dre Emmanuelle Lemyre | Geneticist, CHU Sainte-Justine

14:45 - 15:00 Round Table on Case Presentations
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 16:15

Patient Preferences and Ethical Issues

*** English***

Pr Vardit Ravitsky | Bioethicist, University of Montreal

Moderator: Dre Anne-Marie Laberge | Geneticist, CHU Sainte-Justine

16:15 - 16:30 Questions
16:30

Closing remarks

Dre Cheri Deal | Endocrinologist, CHU Sainte-Justine