Genetics of Complex Traits: From Tiny Effects to Meaningful Insights

Event Details

Genetics & Genomics Grand Rounds
March 18, 2020 - 4:00 pm
MRB 102

Presenter Details

Yann Klimentidis, PhD
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Member, BIO5 Institute and Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Genetics
University of Arizona

Yann Klimentidis, PhD is a genetic epidemiologist, focused primarily on cardiometabolic traits and diseases. My research group uses genetic and epigenetic information to: 1) understand disease pathophysiology, 2) understand the origins of health disparities, 3) individually tailor treatment and prevention approaches, and 4) improve prediction of disease risk. 

Continuing Medical Education Credit

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit is being offered for 2019 - 2020 Genetics and Genomics Grand Rounds series through the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson 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.

2019 - 2020 Genetics and Genomics Grand Rounds Learning Objectives

  1. Integrate advances in genetic diagnosis and treatment into the day-to-day practices of research and clinical care.
  2. Order appropriate diagnostic evaluations for patients with hereditary medical conditions.

All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

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