AUG 21, 2014 07:30 AM PDT

Keynote: Clinical Validity and Utility in Whole Exome/Genome Sequencing

  • Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Medicine; Chief Medical Officer, Invitae Corp
      Dr. Robert L. Nussbaum, a board certified internist and medical geneticist, specializes in the care of adults with hereditary disorders. He was previously chief of Genomic Medicine at UCSF Medical Center and co-director of the Program in Cardiovascular Genetics at the UCSF Heart and Vascular Center, which cares for patients with inherited disorders of heart muscle, heart rhythm and large arteries, such as the aorta.

      Nussbaum is a physician and clinical geneticist with an intense interest in molecular genetics testing and its role in the provision of medical care and disease prevention. He carried out research for over 35 years in the area of cell biology of phosphoinositides and neurodegenerative disease due to abnormalities in alpha-synuclein.


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