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2007 Asthma Genomics Workshop

The second annual asthma genomics workshop was held on June 7, 2007. The purpose of the workshop was to bring together stakeholders to discuss how genomics may impact asthma activities in Utah.

Powerpoint presentations from workshop

Asthma's future in Utah: How will genomics play a role? 2006 Workshop

The Utah Asthma Taskforce and the Utah Department of Health Chronic Disease Genomics Program sponsored the first of it's kind, asthma genomics workshop on April 12, 2006. The purpose of the workshop was to bring together stakeholders to discuss how genomics may impact asthma activities in Utah. A state asthma genomics plan will be released in July 2006.

Powerpoint presentations from workshop

***To order a free DVD of the presentations, send an email to asthma@utah.gov***

Workshop Summary

Speaker Bios

Background and History of the Workshop

 

“Marked health improvements from integrating genomics into individual and public health care depend on the effective education of health professionals and the public about the interplay of genetic and environmental factors in health and disease."

Nature
2003; 422: 835-847