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Medicine Network Continues to Build Interest
Mar 30 2019 Read 444 Times
The Pharmacogenetics and Stratified Medicine Network, a Liverpool University and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) led UK initiative dedicated to developing collaborative partnerships between academic researchers, healthcare professionals, industry partners, regulatory bodies and patient groups, has announced that its membership has now exceeded 1,000 individual members.
Founded in 2010 by Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed, the David Weatherall Chair of Medicine and NHS Chair of Pharmacogenetics at the University, the network is striving to synergize research into personalised/precision medicine across the UK and internationally, to support its adoption into the clinic.
The network hosted its 6th annual Open Meeting in March, which attracted more than 250 delegates from across academia, healthcare sector, industry, regulators patients and others.
Feedback after the meeting was said to be hugely positive with many commenting that this was now the go-to meeting for personalised medicine. Over the last five years, the event has developed an excellent reputation for the quality of speakers and diversity of attendees. In particular, the meeting is attracting more clinical representation, which will helping in supporting the NHS Long Term Plan.
The Network also holds workshops, usually at the Liverpool in London campus, in collaboration with key organisations such as NHS England and MHRA which is influencing policy and driving the personalised medicine agenda nationally and internationally.
Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed, said: “I am pleased that the value of the Network in helping the implementation of personalised medicine has been recognised by way of increased global membership year-on-year. This increase has culminated in this milestone being achieved and makes the Network one of the largest of its kind in the world.”
Professor Sir Pirmohamed is also a non-executive director of NHS England and Director of the MRC Centre for Drug Safety Science and Wolfson Centre for Personalised Medicine.
Further information can be found at www.Istmed.ac.uk email email@example.com
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