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Family Health History (FHH): Diabetes Mellitus

Family Health History Diabetes Mellitus  Understanding family health history is a crucial step in assessing a person’s risk for diabetes and taking proactive measures towards prevention and early detection. Overview   |   FHH in Diabetes   |   Evidence   |   Tools & Resources   |   References Overview INTRODUCTION Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disorder characterized by hyperglycemia because of insulin … Read more

Family Health History (FHH): Vision of the Future

Family Health History Vision of the Future Revolutionizing how family health history data may be collected, stored, and accessed. Together, the FHH subgroup is exploring how this family-centric model may be used or modified. Future Model of Family Health History With multiple stakeholders all collecting and storing FHH data separately, the most efficient model would … Read more

Family Health History (FHH) Future Direction

Family Health History Future Direction G2MC’s Family Health History (FHH) Flagship Project aims to integrate family health history into clinical practice in all parts of the world. Learn how FHH members are working together to meet this challenge.  Integrating Family Health History Into Clinical Practice During the G2MC 7th International Conference, held in October 2023 in Geneva, … Read more

John Wong

John Wong, M.B.B.S. Steering Committee, G2MC Isabel Chan Professor in Medical Sciences, Senior Vice President (Health Innovation and Translation) Affairs, National University of Singapore, Senior Advisor, National University Health System, Singapore Prof. Wong is actively involved in the development of Biomedical Sciences as a key pillar of Singapore’s economy, as well as the development of Singapore’s first … Read more

Christina (Christy) Tise

Christina (Christy) Tise, MD, PhD Steering Committee, G2MC Medical Genetics Fellow, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University Growing up, Christy had a strong interest in plants and horticulture which landed her at Virginia Tech where she studied Biochemistry. Her interest in plants grew into a love of plant genetics which further evolved into a passion … Read more

Meow-Keong (MK) Thong

Prof. Meow-Keong (MK) Thong, MD Steering Committee, G2MC Head, Genetics & Metabolism Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Head, Genetic Medicine Unit, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Professor Dr THONG Meow Keong studied medicine and trained in Paediatrics at the University of Malaya. … Read more

Nirmala D. Sirisena

Nirmala D. Sirisena MBBS, MSc in Clinical Genetics, SEDA UK, Ph.D. Steering Committee, G2MC Senior Lecturer and Clinical Geneticist, Department of Anatomy/Human Genetics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka Dr. Nirmala D. Sirisena’s special interests are Clinical Genetics, Cancer Genetics and Genomics, Genomic Medicine and Genomic Education. She provides clinical care and … Read more

Gad Rennert

Gad Rennert, M.D., Ph.D. Steering Committee, G2MC Director, Clalit National Cancer Control Center and National Personalized Medicine Program, Israel Professor and Chairman, Department of Community Medicine and Epidemiology, Carmel Medical Center and B. Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel Dr. Rennert’s research interests are in molecular/genetic cancer epidemiology, cancer prevention and screening, and … Read more

Juergen Reichardt

Prof. Juergen Reichardt Steering Committee, G2MC Adjunct Professor, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Australia Juergen Reichardt rejoined JCU (James Cook University) as an Adjunct Professor in the AITHM (Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine) in retirement. Juergen most recently served at YachayTech University, founded as the first research-intensive university … Read more