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NeoGenomics to host molecular symposium

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Dec. 28, 2017NeoGenomics will host a symposium, “NGS for Clinicians and Pathologists: An Overview of Principles and Clinical Applications,” Feb. 23–24, 2018 at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa, Dana Point, Calif.

Objectives of the symposium are to simplify next-generation sequencing for clinicians and pathologists with discussion of its advantages, disadvantages, and pitfalls; provide an introduction to NGS data analysis software and pipelines; present practical utilization and clinical examples of NGS in daily practice in hematologic neoplasms and solid tumors; and give an introduction to advanced technology and approaches in NGS, including RNA sequencing, detection of fusion genes, and detection of structural abnormalities.

The event will be hosted by Maher Albitar, MD, NeoGenomics’ senior vice president, chief medical officer, and director of research and development. Speaking at the symposium are Razelle Kurzrock, MD, chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of San Diego School of Medicine, and director of the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy and of the clinical trials office at UCSD Moores Cancer Center; and Guillermo Garcia-Manero, MD, deputy chair of translational research and professor, Department of Leukemia, Division of Cancer Medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston.

The link to the registration can be found at http://bit.ly/2BzhD1x.

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