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Pediatric Grand Rounds
Start Date: 3/24/2017Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 3/24/2017End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Uniparental Disomy (UPD) and Loss of Heterozygosity (LOH)

Presented By
Renu Bajaj, MS, PhD, (ASCP)CM, FACMG, director of cytogenetics, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Provide an overview of complexities of genomic imbalance
  • Discuss the mechanism of UPD and LOH in leading to genomic aberration
  • Define pathogenesis and consequences of UPD and LOH in cancer and constitutional disorders
  • Provide utility of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) array in detecting these aberrations

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel and health care professionals

Continuing Medical Education Credits
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Speakers and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by St. Christopher's Hospital for Children are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

All speakers, planners and moderators have nothing to disclose.

Continental breakfast is available at 7:30 a.m. outside DiGeorge Center. Parking passes for visiting physicians are available.

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Email: alma.barberena@tenethealth.com
Angelo M. DiGeorge Teaching Center
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