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Metabolomics: Fast Growing Technology in Precision Medicine

March 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Please join an informative Symposium to learn how metabolomics is changing the field of precision medicine, making the Precision Medicine Initiative transition from ideology to actuality. Hear from leaders in the field who will discuss a range of research, from how metabolomics is currently being utilized in the clinic to how it is being used in conjunction with other omics data, to accelerate our understanding of the mechanisms of disease.

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Breakfast and registration: 8:15 – 9:00am


Session I: The role of metabolomics in personalized medicine

9:00am – 9:30am: Scott Weiss, MD, MS Scientific Director of Partners HealthCare Personalized Medicine,  “Introduction to personalized medicine”

9:30am – 10:10am: Jessica Lasky-Su, Sc.D., “Personalized medicine with multi-omics Data”

10:10am – 10:20am: Break

10:20am – 11:00am: “Metabolomics and its role in Precision Medicine” John Ryals, PhD CEO Metabolon, Inc.

11:00am – 11:45pm: “Metabolomics and Personalized Medicine in Infectious Disease” Dana Gabuzda, MD, PhD Dana Farber Cancer Institute


Session II: Discussion panel “Metabolomics and research”

11:45 – 12:15pm: Buffet Luncheon

12:15pm – 1:00pm: Complimentary lunch and panel discussion with metabolomics research experts

1:00pm – 1:45pm: “Multi-ethnic metabolomic studies.” Eric Boerwinkle, Ph.D.

1:45 – 2:30pm: “Diagnosis of Inborn Errors of Metabolism by Untargeted Metabolomic Profiling”, Vernon R. Sutton, MD


Session III: Getting started with metabolomics

2:30 – 3:00pm: Break, networking

3:00  – 3:45pm: Optimizing study design and writing competitive grants with metabolomics – Gus Litojna

3:45 – 4:30pm: Analytic approaches with metabolomics data – Greg Michelotti


4:30 pm: Conclusions and final remarks


March 2, 2017
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Brigham Research Institute (BRI)
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Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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