Pioneering Geneticist Dr. Judith G. Hall Receives Rimoin Lifetime Achievement Award from the ACMG Foundation
Esteemed medical geneticist Judith G. Hall, MD, FACMG is the recipient of the 2018 ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine’s David L. Rimoin Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Hall, 78, professor emerita of pediatrics and medical genetics at the University of British Columba, was honored for her role in helping to establish medical genetics as an accredited clinical specialty, as well as for her groundbreaking research and teaching on the natural history of human growth and connective tissue disorders, including dwarfism and arthrogryposis. Dr. Hall received a standing ovation at the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Charlotte as she received the Rimoin Lifetime Achievement Award. Read Dr. Hall’s remarkable life story here.
February 3, 2018
Personal Genome Project shows whole genome sequencing could transform how Canadians manage their own health care
Congratulations, to Dr. Stephen Scherer, Senior Scientist and Director of The Centre for Applied Genomics (TCAG) at SickKids, and Director of the University of Toronto’s McLaughlin Centre on being prominently featured in the Saturday Globe and Mail!
Information about the Personal Genome Project, recently published in the CMAJ can be found here: