Genomic Medicine 2019

Wednesday 15th May 2019, 9:00am to Thursday 16th May 2019, 4:00pm

Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh

The 6th Annual Genomic Medicine 2019 will focus on high throughput genomic technologies with a special focus on Next Generation Sequencing in the research and clinical analysis of human disease.


image of genome sequencing - credit Edinburgh Genomics

The areas covered include NGS technologies and applications, national genome projects, use of health records, rare diseases & cancer with an exciting line up of genomic experts.



The conference is organised in partnership with:

  • South East Scotland Genetic Service
  • Edinburgh Genomics
  • Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility
  • MRC Human Genetics Unit (University of Edinburgh)
  • Glasgow Polyomics (University of Glasgow)
  • NHS West of Scotland Genetics Service

Current speakers for the 2019 meeting include:

  • Prof Chris Ponting (Edinburgh)
  • Dr Alan Walker (Aberdeen)
  • Angela Douglas MBE (Liverpool)
  • Dr Gianpiero Cavalleri (Dublin)
  • Prof Heather Cordell (Newcastle)
  • Dr Darren Plant (Manchester)
  • Prof Albert Tenesa (Edinburgh)

Other speakers are being added to the agenda as confirmations are received.

In addition to the excellent science, delegates can interact with each other during networking events including:

  • Introductory networking session on Day 1
  • Panel debate
  • Complimentary Drinks Reception at City Chambers hosted by the Lord Provost of Edinburgh
  • Networking dinner on the evening of 15th May 2019 at a local restaurant