Dr. Jeffrey Gruen, Professor of Pediatrics, Genetics, and Investigative Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine, speaking at the inaugural Global Health and Capacity Building Conference 2016, held in Kingston, Jamaica, April 29 through May 1, 2016.  The Conference was a joint collaboration between Yale and The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, Jamaica.

The theme of the Conference was Updates on Cancer, Infections and Genetics: From Bench to Clinic, and featured speakers from both Yale and UWI.  Dr. Gruen gave two talks: “The Genetic Basis for Reading and Language Disorders”, and “Prospects for Presymptomatic Genetic Screening and Precision Education for Reading and Language”.