PRECISION MEDICINE THROUGH THE LENS OF AN OLDER ADULT

Symposia

  • Date:
  • Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
  • Track: Research
  • Location: N. Hemisphere E3/4
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Management Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Sponsored by the Research Committee and the Geroscience Special Interest Group

Moderator: John A. Batsis, MD, AGSF

Learning Objectives: (1) discuss the importance of precision medicine and how it relates to older adults; (2) describe research designs that can address questions in the heterogeneity of treatment response in older adults; (3) review the key elements in the design and evaluation of applying pharmacogenomics-based prescribing to long-term care; and (4) discuss the importance of barriers and facilitators to real-world implementation of precision medicine interventions.

Precision Gerontology: Making Precision Medicine Relevant to the Needs of Geriatric Patients
George A. Kuchel, MD, CM

Using Adaptive Designs to Address Heterogeneity of Aging in Behavioral Interventions
John A. Batsis, MD, AGSF

The Importance of Pharmcogenomics in Aging and Long-term Care
Christine E. Kistler, MD, MASc

Barriers and Facilitators to Real-World Implementation of Precision Medicine
Kah Poh (Melissa) Loh, MBBCh BAO, MS