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PGRN 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting

  • Mon, June 12, 2023
  • Tue, June 13, 2023
  • Memphis, Tennesee, USA

“Pushing Boundaries in Pharmacogenomics Discovery and Implementation”

June 12-13, 2023

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Memphis, TN

Register early (200 person capacity)!

Discounted registration fees for the first 100 registrants

  • Regular member: $150 then $175
  • Trainee member: $75 then $100
  • Non-member: $200 then $250
  • All of Us Workshop: Additional $25 registration

PGRN Annual Meeting 2023 Registration

Participants are invited to submit abstracts for the poster sessions. Please send your abstract to abstracts2023@pgrn.org.

Abstract Submission guidelines:

  • Submission Deadline: April 14th, 2023 at 3pm Eastern Time
  • Required Sections: Authors, Institutions, Background, Methods, Results, Conclusions
  • 1 figure or table may be included
  • Word limit: 500 words

Please note that submitting an abstract does not register you for this meeting.


Monday, June 12

7am – 8am: registration and breakfast

8:00am-8:05am: Opening remarks

8:05am-9:50am Session 1 - "Revolutionizing Precision Medicine with Advanced Genomic Analysis and Data Science"

  • Automated Genomic Data Analysis Using AI
    A/Prof Kee Yuan Ngiam, M.D., National University Hospital Singapore
  •  Understanding Kidney Function Is Really Important in Pharmacogenomics — So Why Do We Settle for Inadequate Measurements and Inappropriate Polygenic Risk Scores for Kidney Function? 
    Nancy Cox, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University medical Center

  • Leveraging real-world clinico-genomics and data science to advance precision oncology. 
    James Zou, Ph.D., Stanford University
  •  Oral Abstract (15 mins)

    9:50am-10:10am Break

    10:10am-11:55am Session 2 - "Innovative Technologies for Functional Genomics and Single-Cell Profiling"
  • High Throughput Functional Annotation of Pharmacogene Variants
    Maitreya Dunahm, Ph.D., University of Washington

  •  In Search of New Targeted Therapies for Medulloblastoma.
    Tamra Werbowetski-Ogilive, University of Manitoba

  •  Powering Forward Genetics Using Multiplexed Single-Cell Sequencing
    Chun (Jimme) Ye, Ph.D.

  • Oral Abstract (15 mins)

    12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch

    12:15pm – 12:50pm- Town Hall
  • ClinPGx:  A Single Integrated PGx Resource 
    Teri Klein, Ph.D., Stanford University

    1:00pm- 2:45pm Session 3 -
    "Transformative New Models for Understanding the Interplay of Genetics and Drug Response"

  • Validating the pharmacogenomics of doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity 
    Paul Burridge, Ph.D., Northwestern University


3:00pm-5:15pm Session 4
"Overcoming Barriers to Pharmacogenomic and Genomic Medicine Implementation"

  • Polygenic Risk Score for Coronary Artery Diseases Across Multiple Populations: Challenge and Opportunity 
Catherine Tcheandjieu Gueliatcha, Ph.D., University of California San Francisco

  • NHGRI’s Efforts to Advance Genomic Medicine Implementation
Erin Ramos, Ph.D., MPH, National Human Genome Research Institute
  • Demonstrating Clinical Utility of Pharmacogenetic Testing: A STRIPE Initiative 
    Jai Patel, Pharm.D., Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute

  •   Implementing PGx panel testing in Europe: results from the U-PGx PREPARE Study
    Jesse J. Swen, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Leiden University Medical Center  Oral abstract (15 mins)

    5:15pm – 6:30pm Poster session – in person only, wine/cheese

Tuesday, June 13

8am – 8:45am: registration and breakfast

8:45am – 9am- Closing remarks/meeting room information

9:00am-12:00pm Concurrent Sessions

  • All of Us half day workshop
  • Consecutive workshops: Pharmacogenomics Research Resources (PharmCAT, PharmGKB, PharmVar) followed by Oncology and Psychiatry Interest Groups

12:00pm- End of conference, boxed lunches for pickup in Marlo Thomas Atrium

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