Meeting report of the 2017 KidGen Renal Genetics Symposium

Kushani Jayasinghe, Cathy Quinlan, Zornitza Stark, Chirag Patel, Matthew G Sampson, Moin Saleem, Andrew J Mallett, KidGen Collaborative

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Abstract

The 2017 KidGen Renal Genetics Symposium was held at the Royal Children's Hospital and Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, from 6 to 8 December 2017. This meeting addressed clinical, diagnostic, and research aspects of inherited kidney disease. More than 100 clinicians, researchers, and patient representatives attended the conference. The overall goal was to improve the understanding and direction of genomics in renal medicine in Australia and discuss barriers to the use of genomic testing within this area. It also aimed to strengthen collaborations between local, state, and global research and diagnostic and clinical groups.
Original languageEnglish
Article number5
Number of pages6
JournalHuman Genomics
Volume12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jan 2018

Keywords

  • Inherited kidney disease
  • Nephrogenetics
  • Renal genetics

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