George Church, Francis Collins, Dietrich Stephan – The Next Consumer Genetics Champion?

Voting is now open for the first-ever Consumer Genetics Conference Awards program.

Consumer Genetics Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--()--The Consumer Genetics Conference, www.consumergeneticsconference.com now in its second year, is an annual conference that provides a venue for discussion regarding the challenges and potential for personalized medicine and direct-to-consumer genetic testing.

At this year’s meeting, to be held June 2–4 in Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, the winners of the first-ever Consumer Genetics Conference Awards—to be determined by popular vote—will be announced. Awards will be given in several categories, including:

  • Consumer Genetics Champion—the leader who has had the most impact in building public awareness of genetics, ensuring protective policies for consumers, or launching new initiatives
  • Most influential thought leader in advancing genomics to the consumer market
  • Public initiative that has raised awareness about genomics the most
  • DNA sequencing tool that has most moved genomics toward practical use in the clinical or consumer realm
  • Most influential advocacy group in calling for genetic testing providers to adhere to standards in the best interests of patients

Nominees include a number of leaders in the field, from individuals such as Francis Collins and Sharon Terry to the groups such as Personalized Medicine Coalition and the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative.

The awards program, which will be held at the Consumer Genetics Conference www.consumergeneticsconference.com in June, is being sponsored by CAHG PotentiaSM. CAHG is a top-10, integrated global healthcare communications company composed of several practice areas—with Potentia focusing on accelerating the acceptance and integration of personalized medicine into clinical care.

“Potentia is the first and only marketing and communications group devoted to advancing the promise of personalized healthcare and genomic-based medicine, which is why we are so excited to be presenting the first Consumer Genetics Champion Award this year.”

—Suri Harris, EVP, CAHG.

Don’t miss your chance to participate! Go to www.consumergeneticsconference.com and click on “Vote” to vote for your favorite nominee.

Contacts

Consumer Genetics Conference
Lynn Blenkhorn, 508-851-0930

Release Summary

The first ever Consumer Genetics Awards will be given across a range of categories. Nominees: Francis Collins, George Church, Dietrich Stephan, etc.

Contacts

Consumer Genetics Conference
Lynn Blenkhorn, 508-851-0930