Seminar: Working Together on Pharmacogenetics: Report on a Tribal-University Partnership

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 12:45pm

Wylie BurkeWylie Burke, M.D., Ph.D.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
"Working Together on Pharmacogenetics: Report on a Tribal-University Partnership"
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Dr. Wylie Burke is Professor and former Chair of the Department of Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Washington, Adjunct Professor of Medicine (in the Division of Medical Genetics), and Member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her work focuses on the ethical and policy implications of genetic information in research, public health and clinical care.

She founded the University of Washington Center for Genomics and Healthcare Equality, an NHGRI-funded center addressing the implications of genomic research for underserved communities; and co-directs the Northwest-Alaska Pharmacogenomics Research Network, a research partnership involving universities and tribal communities in Alaska, Montana and Washington. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine and past President of the American Society of Human Genetics.

Sponsored by University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus and the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Duluth campus

Co-hosted by the Minnesota Precision Medicine Collaborative Grand Challenge and the Precision Medicine and Health Consortium