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LML welcomes Professor Bartha Knoppers

last modified Jul 08, 2016 02:06 PM

The LML is delighted to be hosting Professor Bartha Knoppers, Director of the Centre of Genomics and Policy at McGill University, between 4 and 7 July.Prof Knoppers and Dr Liddell

In addition to meeting with LML and PHG Foundation members, Professor Knoppers will be presenting a seminar at Hughes Hall entitled "The measured man? Is the time right for a move from genetic testing and biobanking at specific time-points to continuous, real-time monitoring of individuals?"

Professor Knoppers' visit is the first of a on-going series of visits between the Centre of Genomics and Policy (McGill) and the Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences (Cambridge). It also cements the tripartite collaboration with the Centre for Medical 
Ethics and Law (Hong Kong University). A variety of upcoming events and projects are envisaged on topics as diverse as: family disclosure of genetic data; the right to benefit from science and scientific data in international law; pre-competitive collaborations in biobanks; liability for missed or delayed genetic diagnosis.