2013 Archive

Stay tuned with Golden Helix Foundation

Today, the management board of the Golden Helix Foundation proudly announces that the Foundation has officially incorporated as a UK Charity. According to Dr. Darrol Baker, director of the Foundation, "...this development will likely create new opportunities for fund raising that would further boost the research and educational activities of the Golden Helix Institute of Biomedical Research".

The 9th Golden Helix Pharmacogenomics Day was successfully organized in Zagreb, Croatia on May 31st, 2013. The meeting was attended by over 100 participants and supported by local and international biotech companies. The European Collaborative project RD-Connect has placed this event under its auspices. There have been several new collaborations that have emerged from this meeting, particularly in the field of economic evaluation in genomic medicine.

The Golden Helix Foundation has announced that Dr. Darrol Baker joined as Director of the Foundation. Dr. Darrol Baker has a long experience in the field of biomedical informatics and whole genome data analysis. The Management Board welcomes Dr. Baker and looks forward to a fruitful cooperation.

The Golden Helix Institute of Biomedical Research and the European Molecular Biology Organization have agreed to co-organize the 10th Golden Helix Pharmacogenomics Day in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on September 21st, 2013, as a Special Interest Symposium during the 5th EMBO Meeting. The EMBO meeting is one of the most prestigious scientific events in Europe. Please visit this website soon for more updates and the scietific program of this Special Interest Symposium.

Bulgaria is the latest country to join the Pharmacogenomics for Every Nation Initiative. Prof. Radka Kaneva from the Department of Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry, Molecular Medicine Center, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria will be the coordinator of the project on behalf of Bulgaria.

The meeting report of the 2012 Golden Helix Symposium that was held in Turin, Italy, April 18-21, 2012 is published in Nature Genetics, the leading and most prestigious scientific journal in the Genetics and Heredity discipline. Please click here to read the meeting report.

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