Informatics Application in Rare Diseases
Friday, February 21, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The University of Alabama at BirminghamChildren’s of Alabama and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Alabama Genomic Initiative will be hosting the 7th Annual Rare Disease Day Symposium in the Bradley Lecture Center from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020. This year's theme is "Informatics Applications in Rare Diseases".

Keynote Address

"Computable Phenotyping for Diagnostics and Discovery"
Melissa Haendel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology
Oregon Health & Science University


  • Facial Analysis Software in Genetics Clinics

  • Artificial Intelligence in Precision Medicine

  • AI for Rare Disease Drug Repositioning 

  • Leveraging Technology to Increase Genetic Counseling Access and Engagement  

  • Precision Medicine


To see the agenda, learning objectives, and speakers, click here.


Registerstration is $35. *If you are a Children's of Alabama or UAB Department of Genetics employee registration is free. 

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