SOPHiA GENETICS to Host Symposium at European Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting

Press Release

Published on 06/07/2023

5 min read

 Leader in data-driven medicine will discuss progress in the adoption of exome and pharmacogenetic analysis

BOSTON and LAUSANNE, Switzerland, June 7, 2023 – SOPHiA GENETICS (Nasdaq: SOPH), a cloud-native software company in the healthcare space and a leader in data-driven medicine, will attend the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) annual meeting in Glasgow, Scotland, UK June 10-13. While in attendance, SOPHiA GENETICS will host a symposium talking about progress in the adoption of exome and pharmacogenetics analysis. 

SOPHiA GENETICS collaborates with genetic experts to develop specialized next-generation sequencing (NGS) applications that seamlessly integrate into any laboratory workflow. At the symposium, leaders in the genetics research space will share how the analytical technology and dedicated features in the SOPHiA DDM™ Platform have enabled the accurate detection and streamlined assessment of variants associated with Rare Diseases and Pharmacogenomics. Symposium speakers will include Dr. Robert C. Akkers, molecular biologist at Result Laboratorium in the Netherlands and Dr. Berta Almoguera, research faculty at Fundación Jiménez Díaz University Hospital in Spain.

Topics of discussion will include how the SOPHiA DDM™ Platform has successfully enabled the discovery of complex variants associated with genetic diseases using exome sequencing; and how it was seamlessly integrated into routine NGS workflows for pharmacogenetic analysis.

Symposium details:

Sunday, June 11

8:30 am – 10:00 a.m. BST

Level 0, room Alsh 2

In addition to the symposium, SOPHiA GENETICS experts and executives will be on-site at booth #606 to demo the SOPHiA DDM™ Platform and talk with attendees about the company’s offerings, including the latest solution – SOPHiA CarePath™ – a module designed to take multimodal healthcare analytics to the next level.

For more information on SOPHiA GENETICS, visit SOPHiAGENETICS.COM, or connect on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

SOPHiA GENETICS (Nasdaq: SOPH) is a software company dedicated to establishing the practice of data-driven medicine as the standard of care and for life sciences research. It is the creator of the SOPHiA DDM™ Platform, a cloud-native platform capable of analyzing data and generating insights from complex multimodal data sets and different diagnostic modalities. The SOPHiA DDM™ Platform and related solutions, products and services are currently used by a broad network of hospital, laboratory, and biopharma institutions globally. For more information, visit SOPHiAGENETICS.COM, or connect on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

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