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The Personalised Medicine and Resource Allocation Conference is co-hosted by the Centre for Personalised Medicine, and the Health Economics Research Centre.

Bridge of Sighs, Oxford

The conference will explore the challenges of implementing genomic medicine into widespread clinical practice. There will be a particular focus on the generation of economic evidence and the ethical issues that arise in the resource allocation decisions required to allow personalised medicine to be realised.

The day will bring together health and non-health economists, health policy makers, ethicists, philosophers, and public health experts.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Prof Mike Parker, University of Oxford
  • Prof Frances Flinter, Guy’s & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
  • Prof Maarten IJzerman, University of Twente
  • Prof Kathryn Phillips, University of California
  • Prof Katherine Payne, University of Manchester
  • James Buchanan, University of Oxford
  • Prof Roger Crisp, University of Oxford
  • Dr Wolf Rogowski, Helmholtz Zentrum München
  • Dr Theron Pummer, University of Oxford
  • Dr Mark Kroese, Public Health Genomics Foundation

Abstracts relating to themes outlined above are invited for both poster and platform presentation. Please submit a 250 word abstract to by Friday 23 Jan 2015 with ‘Abstract CPM’ in the subject line, abstract attached as a Word or pdf file and including authors' names and affiliations.

Authors of abstracts will be informed of the outcome of their submission in early February. If you have questions relating to the abstracts or the content of the conference, please email the conference organisers below.

Registration: (open end of November 2014)
Time and Date: 2nd March 2015, 09:00 - 17:00
Venue: St. Anne’s College, 56 Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6HS
Cost: £50
Organisers: Dr Ingrid Slade (, Dr Sarah Wordsworth ( and Jilles Fermont (

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