With about 6000 to 8000 rare diseases discovered, it became imperative for the healthcare industry to dedicate resources to research and find treatments for these diseases. 75% of rare diseases could affect children, and 80% of rare diseases have identifiable genetic origins.
Join the SAUDI RARE DISEASE SUMMIT, 16 – 17 March 2023, Crowne Plaza Riyadh RDC Hotel & Convention, KSA and meet a lineup of 30 dedicated healthcare professionals who will lead the discussion on gene therapy and genetic testing techniques in the region.
Prevention Genetics Program is an Efficient Model for Rare Disease Management by Dr. Fuad Al Mutairi, Associate Professor, Consultant of Medical Genetics, Deputy of Genetics and Precision Medicine Department, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah Specialized Children’s Hospital, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, KSA
Role of Genetic Testing in Rare Disease Management (WES and WGS) by Dr. Ahmed Alfares, M.D, FRCPC, FACMGG, FCCMG, Consultant Clinical, Molecular and Biochemical Genetics, Senior Clinical Scientist, Clinical Genomics, Centre for Genomic Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, KSA
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) and Noninvasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) for the Prevention of Rare and Ultra-Rare Diseases, Prof. Majid Alfadhel, Professor, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Deputy Executive Director, King Abdullah International Medical Research Centre, Consultant Pediatrics and Genetics, King Abdullah Specialized Children Hospital, King Abdulaziz Medical City, KSA