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  • Ms Rizwana Mia (Speaker)

    Rizwana Mia is a Senior Program Manager who joined the SAMRC in February 2015. She is responsible for developing the South African Precision Medicine program and incorporating the South African Precision Medicine Think Tank. She has spearheaded strategic partnerships in creating programmatic research as well as core infrastructure to enable and position South Africa in the area of precision medicine. She is currently the South African lead investigator on the EU-Africa Personalized Medicine Consortium (EU-Africa PerMed) -A Horizon 2020 project funded through the European Commission to Build Links between Europe and Africa in Personalized Medicine. She is also a member of the International Consortium for Personalized Medicine (ICPerMed).