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Evenings with Genetics
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2009 Seminars

Date: Nov. 19
Topic: "Update on Alzheimer's Disease"
Speakers: Rachelle S. Doody, M.D., Ph.D., Effie Marie Cain Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research and Director, Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center, Baylor College of Medicine; Kinga Szigeti, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
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Date: Oct. 27
Topic: "How genetic information is changing medical care: the case of HIV therapy"
Speakers: Luis M. Franco, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; Richard J. Hamill, M.D., Professor, Department of Medicine, Section Infectious Disease, Baylor College of Medicine

Date: Sept. 22
Topic: "Understanding the variability in Noonan, Cardio-Facio-Cutaneous and Costello syndromes"
Speakers: Pilar L. Magoulas, M.S., C.G.C., Certified Genetic Counselor, Texas Children's Hospital; John Lynn Jefferies, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.C., Co-Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Service, Texas Children's Hospital
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Date: August 19
Topic: "22Q and you! Updates on Velo-cardio-facial, DiGeorge and 22Q11.2 deletion syndrome"
Speakers: Dr. LaDonna L. Immken, Clinical Geneticist, Dell's Children's Hospital of Central Texas; Dr. M. Paige Powell, Licensed Psychologist and Coordinator, Psychology Program for Developmental Disorders, Texas Children's Hospital; Deborah Trejo, Parent Advocate and President, VCFS Texas, Inc.
This seminar was made possible by Title V funding awarded by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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Date: August 17
Topic: "Updates on Down Syndrome"
Speakers: Dr. Carlos Bacino, Director, Genetics Clinic, Texas Children's Hospital; Dr. Nirupama Madduri, Clinic Director, Developmental Pediatrics, Texas Children's Hospital
This seminar was made possible by Title V funding awarded by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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Date: June 19
Topic: "Rett Syndrome: The continued search for answers"
Speaker: Dr. Huda Zoghbi, Professor, Departments of Molecular and Human Genetics, Pediatrics, Neurology, and Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
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Date: April 14
Topic: "Causes & Consequences of Small for Gestational Age Infants"
Speakers: Dr. Kjersti Aagaard, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine; Dr. Eric Eichenwald, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics - Neonatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Medical Director, Texas Children's Hospital Newborn Center
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Date: Mar. 24
Topic: "New Insights into Autism"
Speakers:Dr. Arthur Beaudet, Chair, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; Dr. Sarika Peters
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics - Developmental Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
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Date: Feb. 17
Topic: "It's my heart: Updates on genetic causes of congenital heart disease"
Speakers: Dr. John Belmont, Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; Corrie Stassen, Executive Director, It's My Heart; Dr. John Lynn Jeffries, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine & Texas Children's Hospital
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Date: Jan. 13
Topic: "The impact of our genes on cholesterol, lipids and heart disease”
Speakers: Dr. Christie M. Ballantyne, Chief, Section of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine; Dr. John Belmont, Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
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