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4th Annual Genome Writers Guild Conference - LIVESTREAM

July 23, 2020 to July 25, 2020

Course Directors: Saad Kenderian, MB, ChB and Stephen Ekker, PhD

July 23 - 25, 2020 - LIVESTREAM

To ensure you have timely access to the latest medical education in an interactive format, this course will be offered via livestreaming. You will receive information on how to connect to the event after registration.

Genome engineering has hit the streets. The plethora of new editing tools is propelling the field into the next genomic revolution. What are the new technologies? What will we make with them? How are the innovations impacting society and our individual lives? The Genome Writers Guild's annual conference highlights the fast pace of genomic engineering. The Guild is partnering with Mayo Clinic and the Rosalind Franklin Society for the 2020 conference.

This year’s CME course focuses on cell and gene therapy; future directions in CAR-T cell therapy and cellular therapeutics; and practical management of patients receiving CAR-T cell therapy. You’ll learn about recent research, tangible skills for the laboratory and the challenges of social responsibility we all share.

Registration Fees
Full Course (July 23 - 25)
CME Credit only available on July 25
Thursday and Friday (July 23 - 24)
No CME Credit Available

Saturday, July 25

CME Credit Available


For more information visit Genome Writers Guild Website.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe CAR-T Cell Therapy
  • Future directions in CAR-T cell therapy and cellular therapeutics
  • Practical management of patients receiving CAR-T cell therapy
  • Ability to work in inter-disciplinary teams in the context of CAR-T cell therapy
  • Target patient populations well suited for CAR-T cell therapy
  • Management of CAR-T cell therapy side-effects

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
07/23/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
07/25/2020 - 4:00pm
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Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be available to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.25 Attendance
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