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SFH to understand genomic medicine in UK (with photos)
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The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, led a delegation to visit London, the United Kingdom, today (January 8, London time) to meet with the senior management of Genomics England and National Health Service (NHS) to learn more about genomic medicine in the country. Genomics England is a company wholly owned by the UK Department of Health and Social Care to deliver the 100 000 Genomes Project. Picture shows Professor Chan (front row, centre) meeting with the Chief Scientific Officer of NHS, Professor Sue Hill (front row, second left); the Scientific Director of NHS, Dr Anneke Seller (back row, second left); the Chief Executive Officer of Genomics England, Professor John Mattick (front row, first left); Head of Science, Executive Leadership Team of Genomics England, Dr Mark Bale (back row, first left); and the Chairman of PHG Foundation, Dr Ron Zimmern (back row, third left). Looking on is the Permanent Secretary for Food and Health (Health), Ms Elizabeth Tse (front row, second right).

The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, led a delegation to visit London, the United Kingdom, today (January 8, London time) to learn more about genomic medicine in the country and meet with healthcare professionals there. Professor Chan (third left) is pictured with a group of genetic experts during her visit to Guy's Hospital to understand the genetic and genomic services and the hospital's role in the 100 000 Genomes Project.


The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, today (January 8, London time) met with the Chief Medical Officer, the Department of Health of the United Kingdom (UK), Professor Dame Sally Davies, to exchange views on the developments of genomic medicine in London, the UK.

 

Ends/Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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