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Cell-Free DNA: Biology and Applications

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Speakers

Dr. Diana Bianchi
Dr. Dennis Lo

Description
Testing of cell-free DNA is increasingly being applied clinically, particularly in prenatal testing and diagnosis or management of cancer. This webinar will review current understanding of the biology of cell-free DNA and major clinical applications.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the origin and characterization of cell-free DNA
  • Explain how cell-free DNA testing can be utilized in prenatal testing and management of cancer.

Contributors

  • Diana Bianchi, MD

    Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

  • Dennis Lo, MD

    Director of the Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, the Li Ka Shing Professor of Medicine and Professor of Chemical Pathology of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

  • Bruce Korf, MD, PhD

    Chief Genomics Officer, UAB Medicine
    Wayne H. and Sara Crews Finley Endowed Chair in Medical Genetics UAB
    Editor, American Journal of Human Genetics

November 12, 2019
Tue 12:00 PM EST

Duration 1H 0M

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