Personalised Medicine for Paediatricians: The Essentials

Developed and supported by an unrestricted grant from BioMarin.

Course Directors: Professor Mina Ryten, GOSH/UCL, Dr Emma Clement, GOSH, Dr Elizabeth Forsythe, Guy’s and St Thomas’/GOSH and Dr Shereen Tadros, GOSH.

A one day virtual course covering the essentials of personalised medicine in paediatrics. The course combines lectures and interactive workshops facilitated by the GOSH Clinical Genetics Service. Learn how to use genomic information to support and inform personalised paediatric care. The course will cover:

1. Genomic Testing:

  • Who to test?
  • When to test?
  • How to test?
  • Understanding genomic results and how they impact management

2. Personalised Medicine

  • The scope of personalised medicine
  • Case studies in paediatric personalised medicine therapeutics including gene therapies

3. Consent and Ethics in Personalised Medicine

Who should attend?
Paediatric Consultants, Junior Doctors, Nurses and Trainee Genetic Counsellors with an interest in Genetics.

The course programme is attached on our registration page. Please note that the workshops can only be accessed by those attending the course live; they will not be recorded and shared post-course.

Please note that registration (to attend the course live and to access the recorded lectures) will close on Thursday 23 November 2023, 7:00 GMT.

RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD guidelines. The basic unit of CPD activity is 1 hour of learning equals 1 CPD credit.

A recording of the lectures will be shared with delegates who attended the course live and with those who purchased access to the recordings. Recordings will be available on the GOSH DEN from Friday 24 November 2023; details about how to access these will be given post-course. Access will be granted for 28 days.  Please note that the workshops will not be recorded and shared post-course.


For more information, please visit our registration page.