Speaker Profile

PhD, Professor, MGH & Broad Inst.

Biography
Heidi Rehm is a renowned human geneticist and genomic medicine researcher who has made significant contributions to the field of genomics including developing and implementing new approaches, standards and resources to improve genetic testing and diagnosis for rare diseases. She holds several prominent positions including a chief genomics officer role to apply genomics to clinical care across MGH. She is also the codirector of the Program in Medical and Population Genetics at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where she coleads several initiatives to advance genomic medicine research including the Broad Center for Mendelian Genomics involved in rare disease gene discovery, as well as the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) and Genome Aggregation Database (gnomAD), providing free and publicly accessible resources to support the interpretation of genes and variants. She is the recipient of the Curt Stern Award from the American Society of Human Genetics and has published over 250 peer reviewed papers.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2024 Silicon Valley

Track 4 - January 26 9.00 A.M.-4.00 P.M.


Track Chair: Stacey Gabriel, Broad Institute and Steve Turner, PacBio

  • New Frontiers in Genomic Analysis & Interpretation
    - Robert Sebra, ISMMS
    - Anshul Kundaje, Stanford
    - Chaz Langelier, UCSF
    - Orly Alter, Prism AI Inc
  • From Potential to Reality: Bringing Nanopore Sequencing to Clinical Practice (PANEL)
    Chair: Emma Stanton, Oxford Nanopore Tech - Charles Chiu, UCSF
    - Billy Tsz Cheong Lau, Stanford
  • Population Sequencing at Scale: Impact and Future Path of Genomic Programs (PANEL)
    Chair: Stacey Gabriel, Broad Institute
    - Heidi Rehm, MGH
    - Cindy Lawley, Olink
    - John M. Gaziano, Million Veterans Program (MVP)
  • New Frontiers in Genomic Analysis & Interpretation continues: AI in Spatial Transcriptomics in Patient Response
    - David. W. Craig, City of Hope Cancer Center
    - Premal Shah, MyOme
  • The Economic Perspective on Genomics (PANEL)
    Chair: Bill Hyun, UCSF
    - Steve Turner, PacBio
    - Alex de Winter, Danaher Ventures
    - Kandaswamy (Swamy) Vijayan, Zafrens
  • Using AI for Scalable Phenotyping and Discovery
    - Andrew Carroll, Google
  • Building Bridges: Precision Medicine Communities
    - Kumar Prashant, Karkinos
  • NCI Showcase
    - Xiaofeng Xie, MicrOmics Technologies

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