We would be delighted if you could join us for what promises to be an informative seminar outlining the latest technologies in Molecular Diagnostics introducing the IONA test for NIPT using Next Generation Sequencing Technology.

Please see agenda below.


8:30AM  Welcome  – Tea, coffee and pastries


8:45AM   Non-invasive prenatal screening for Trisomy 21, 18 and 13

 Dr William Denman, Chief Medical Officer , Premaitha Health


9:05AM  Ultrasound and NIPT: the new combined test

 Jude Pilling, Managing Director & Sonographer, This is My Ltd


9:25AM How to deal with sex chromosomes and microdeletions

 Prof Robert Old, Wolfson Institute London 


9:45AM Case Study: Establishing an non-invasive prenatal screening laboratory service with the IONA® test

 John Short, Technical and R&D Manager, St Georges NHS Hospital Trust, London


10:05AM Clinical practice and introducing NIPT in Ireland

 Dr Peter McParland, Consultant Obstetrician, National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin


10:20AM Question and Answer session


10:30AM Close


Please join us for this FREE OF CHARGE educational seminar .Email Janefitzgerald@biosciences.ie to reserve your place



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