• HRC2021
  • 3 - 6 Oct 2021

Professor Dhavendra Kumar

Dhavendra Kumar

Position: Consultant in Clinical Genetics
Location: Cardiff UK

Institute of Medical Genetics, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff University School of Medicine, UK and The Genomic Policy Unit, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, the University of South Wales, Pontypridd, South Wales, UK. Professor Kumar’s special interests in clinical genetics include clinical cardiovascular genetics (inherited conditions of heart and blood vessels), genomic medicine and genomic applications in global healthcare. He has authored/edited many textbooks and monographs in the field of clinical genetics and genomic medicine & healthcare. He is passionate for genetics and genomics education and set up the new ‘Diploma in Genomic Medicine and Healthcare’ course at the University of South Wales. He continues to work and engage in discussion and collaboration for raising awareness and promoting genetics/ genomics for improved healthcare and socio-economic benefits in the emerging economies of the developing world.

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