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Wednesday, February 6 • 12:00 - 13:15
#S0902: Next Generation Sequencing-Based Comprehensive Genomic Profiling: A Paradigm Shift in Clinical Practice

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This session will introduce NGS-based Comprehensive Genomic Profiling (CGP) and the clinical relevance and implications of CGP for drug development and clinical practice in the future. Additionally, this session will explore the regulatory environments for NGS and CGP and consider the role of CGP in the context of a regulated learning healthcare ecosystem.


Benjamin Horbach, MSc


An Introduction to NGS and Comprehensive Genomic Profiling (CGP)
Thomas Penz, DrSc

The Clinical Relevance and Implications of CGP for Drug Development and Clinical Practice
Benedikt Westphalen, DrMed

The Role of CGP in the Context of a Regulated Learning Healthcare Ecosystem
Jorge Camarero, PharmD, PhD, MSc

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Jorge Camarero

CHMP Alternate, Spanish Agency For Medicines
Jorge Camarero has a broad professional experience in the oncology regulatory field, with specific expertise in the assessment and scientific advice of oncology medicinal products. He is a European Health Authority expert, focused on oncology, with more than 12 years experience in... Read More →
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Benjamin Horbach

F. Hoffmann-La Roche
Mr. Horbach is Health Systems Strategy Leader for Personalised Healthcare at F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Basel, Switzerland. He has led several market access initiatives aiming to enable access to advanced genomic profiling for cancer patients. Mr. Horbach holds degrees in Finance and... Read More →
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Thomas Penz

Deputy Head Biomedical Sequencing Facility, CeMM
Thomas Penz studied genetics and microbiology at the University of Vienna. In 2013 he joined the Biomedical Sequencing Facility (BSF) of CeMM and MedUni Vienna which is Austria’s first center of expertise for next generation sequencing in biomedicine. With a dedicated team of staff... Read More →
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Benedikt Westphalen

Coordinator Molecular Oncology, University of Munich - Comprehensive Cancer Center
Benedikt Westphalen studied Medicine and Molecular Biology in Hamburg, Philadelphia, New York and Bern. After graduating medical school, he started training in Internal Medicine at the University of Hamburg in 2008. In 2010, Dr. Westphalen joined Columbia University in New York City... Read More →

Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:00 - 13:15 CET
G1 Austria Center Vienna Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1 1220 Vienna Austria