Peer reviewed conference presentations (spoken and posters)

Metcalfe S, Hickerton C, Tytherleigh R, Savard J, Tutty E, Gaff C, Gray K, Middleton A, Newson A, Nisselle A, Stackpoole E, Terrill B, Turbitt E, Wilson B (2017) "It’s not an easy language for me to understand": Australians’ expectations of support from health professionals for interpretation of personal genomic test results. American Society Human Genetics Conference, Orlando (under review)

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Gray, K., Stephen, R., Terrill, B., Wilson, B., Middleton, A., Tytherleigh, R., … Metcalfe, S. Consumer health informatics aspects of direct-to-consumer personal genomic testing. Paper submitted for presentation at the 16th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics (Medinfo 2017) August 21st to 25th, 2017, Xiamen, China. [5pp].

Middleton A (2016) Invited Closing Keynote Speaker: Socialsing the Genome. International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG) World Congress, 6th August, Dublin, Ireland. Spoken presentation.

Metcalfe S, Terrill B, Hickerton C, Savard J, Turbitt E, Tytherleigh R, Gaff C, Gray K, Middleton A, Wilson B, Newson A (2016) Exploring Australians’ understanding of genetic concepts in the era of personal genomics Human Genetics Society of Australasia 40th Annual Scientific Conference, 6-9th August, Tasmania. Poster presentation.

Middleton A (2016) Attitudes towards genomic data sharing. Curating the Clinical Genome conference, 23rd June, Cambridge UK. Spoken presenation.

Middleton A, Borra J, Parry V, Nevin-Ridley K, Sanders A, Rayner J (2016) Socialsing the Genome. European Society of Human Genetics, 23rd May, Barcelona, Spain. Spoken presentation.

 

Bishop M, Benjamin C. Boyes L, Hall G, Macleod R, McAllister M, Middleton A, Patch C, Latham N, Seller A, Davison V, Hill S (2016) Genetic Counsellor training in the Genomics Era: The development of a new training scheme in England. European Society of Human Genetics, 21st May, Barcelona, Spain. Spoken presentation.

 

Metcalfe SA, Terrill B. Hickerton C, Savard J, Turbitt E, Newson A, Gaff C, Gray K, Middleton A, Wilson B (2016) Exploring Australian public knowledge and understanding of genetic concepts and terminology in the era of personal genomics. European Society of Human Genetics, 23rd May, Barcelona, Spain. Spoken presentation.

 

Middleton A on behalf of the DDD project (2016) Engaging 7,000 people about the return of results from sequencing research.  International Congress of Human Genetics. CIS18-4. Kyoto, Japan 5th April. Invited Plenary Spoken presentation.

 

Middleton A, Borra J, Parry V, Nevin-Ridley K, Sanders A, Rayner J (2016) Socialising the Genome. International Congress of Human Genetics. 036-6. Kyoto, Japan 7th April. Spoken presentation.

 

Middleton A (2016) Gathering attitudes from the public towards data sharing: survey and films. GA4GH Global Engagement Workshop. Kyoto International Convention Centre, Japan 3rd April. Spoken presentation.

 

Middleton A, Wright C, Firth H, Hurles M, Parker M on behalf of the DDD study (2015)  Attitudes towards returning data to participants in sequencing research. C14.5. European Society Human Genetics, Glasgow 8th June. Spoken presentation.

 

Middleton A (2014) Introduction to the Great Debate: Opportunistic screening. British Society Genetic Medicine annual conference, Liverpool 22-24th September.

 

Middleton A (2014) Young people and sequencing technologies: confusion and clarity. British Society Genetic Medicine annual conference, Liverpool, 22-24th September. Invited symposia speaker.

 

Middleton A (2014) What’s the fuss about incidental findings? Opportunistic screening and international attitudes. Human Genetics Society of Australasia annual conference, Adelaide, Australia, 4th August. Invited International Plenary speaker.

 

Middleton A (2014) Being a Genetic Counsellor in the UK: Training, registration and roles. Human Genetics Society of Australaisa: ASGC annual conference, Adelaide, Australia, 3rd August. Spoken presentation.

 

Middleton A, Parker M, Bragin E, Wright C, Firth H, Hurles M on behalf of the DDD Study (2014) International views on sharing incidental findings from whole genome research. European Society Human Genetics conference. Milan, Italy, 31 May - 3 June. Spoken presentation at joint ESHG/EMPAG session rather than smaller group session.

 

Middleton A, Parker M, Bragin E, Wright C, Firth H, Hurles M on behalf of the DDD Study (2014) International views on sharing incidental findings from whole genome research. Genomic Disorders 2014 - the genomics of rare diseases. Cambridge, UK, 5-7 March. Spoken presentation.

 

Middleton A, Parker M, Bragin E, Wright C, Firth H, Hurles M on behalf of the DDD Study (2013) International views on sharing incidental findings from whole genome research. 63rd American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting in Boston, MA October 22-26. Spoken presentation.

 

Middleton A, Parker M, Bragin E, Wright C, Firth H, Hurles M on behalf of the DDD Study (2013) Sharing incidental findings from whole genome research. British Society Genetic Medicine Annual Conference. Liverpool, UK 16-18 September. Spoken presentation.

 

Middleton A, Parker M, Bragin E, Wright CF, Bevan AP, Firth H, Hurles M on behalf of the DDD study. (2013) Ethical implications of sharing incidental findings: preliminary findings from an International study. Genomic Disorders Conference, Homerton College, Cambridge 10th-12th April.  Poster presentation.

Middleton A, Parker M, Wright C, Firth H, Carter N, Hurles M on behalf of the DDD team (2012) Sharing genomic research data: launch of new study.  Association of Genetic Nurses and Counsellors annual conference.  Cambridge.  April 17th.  Poster presentation.

Middleton A, Parker M, Bragin E, Wright CF, Firth H, Carter N, Hurles M on behalf of the DDD team (2012) Sharing data from whole genome studies: empirical study of ethical implications. European Psychosocial Aspects of Genetics Conference.  Nürnberg, Germany. June 23 – 26.  European Journal Human Genetics 20(1).  EP08.03. Poster presentation.

Middleton A, Parker M, Bragin E, Wright CF, Morley K, Bevan AP, Firth H, Carter N, Hurles M on behalf of the DDD team (2012) Sharing genomic research data: launch of an international study.  British Society of Human Genetics Conference, Warwick.  17-19 September.  Poster presentation.

Middleton A, Parker M, Bragin E, Wright C, Morley K, Bevan AP, Firth H, Carter N, Hurles M on behalf of the DDD Study (2012) Sharing data from whole genome studies: empirical study of ethical implications.  The Genomics of Rare Diseases, Cambridge, 21-24 March.  Poster presentation.

Middleton A, Parker M, Firth H, Carter N (2011) Exploring the ethics of incidental findings from whole genome studies: understanding what research participants, genomic researchers and genetics professionals want.  Abstract 1358T. International Congress of Human Genetics/61st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics, Montreal, 11-15 October.  Poster presentation.

Stayner B, Middleton A (2011) UK Recognition of International Genetic Counsellor Training and Registration: A Continuing Dialogue. Abstract 1063W.  International Congress of Human Genetics/61st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics, Montreal, 11-15 October.  Poster presentation.

Belk R, Trump D, Middleton A, Young A (2011) Genetic counselling in British Sign Language (BSL).  British Society Human Genetics, Warwick, 5-7 September. SP20.  Published in Journal of Medical Genetics

Middleton A, Borthwick G (2011) The central role of genetic counsellors across the UK in the DDD Project.   Association of Genetic Nurses and Counsellors Annual Conference, Belfast, 7-9 April.  Spoken presentation

Middleton A, Parker M, Firth H, Carter N (2011) Genethics: what to do with incidental findings from whole genome studies?  Association of Genetic Nurses and Counsellors Annual Conference, Belfast 7-9 April.  Spoken presentation.

Middleton A, Emery S, Turner GH, Clarke A, Sarangi S, Bitner-Glindzicz M, Richards M, Stephens D (2009) ‘They just take these genes and fix ‘em together and create a fake human’ – lay beliefs about genetic counselling from people with deafness and impact on access to services.  Communication, Medicine & Ethics (COMET) Seventh Interdisciplinary Conference, Cardiff 25-27 June.  Spoken presentation.

Middleton A, Emery S, Turner GH, Clarke A, Sarangi S, Bitner-Glindzicz M, Richards M, Stephens D (2008) Use of genetics services in the NHS: thoughts from deaf and hard of hearing people.  UK Council on Deafness Conference, 6th November 2008, London, spoken/signed presentation

Middleton A, Emery S, Turner GH, Clarke A, Sarangi S, Bitner-Glindzicz M, Richards M, Stephens D (2008) Why don’t Deaf People come for Genetic Counselling? Quantitative and qualitative findings from a UK study.  American Society of Human Genetics Conference 11-15th November 2008, Philadelphia, poster presentation, program 300/W

Middleton A (2008) Working with Deaf People. Invited speaker at the British Society of Human Genetics Conference 15-17 September 2008, York.  Journal of Medical Genetics 45 suppl 1 page, Abstract number: SP28, spoken presentation

Middleton A, Emery S, Turner GH, Clarke A, Sarangi S, Bitner-Glindzicz M, Richards M, Stephens D (2008) Why don’t Deaf People come for Genetic Counselling? Quantitative and qualitative findings from a UK study.  British Society of Human Genetics Conference 15-17 September 2008, York.  Journal of Medical Genetics 45 suppl 1 page. Abstract number: 4.08, poster presentation

Emery S, Middleton A, Turner GH (2008) The End of Deafness? Transition in times of Genetic Legislation.  Deaf and Other Lives: Living in Multiple Cultures Conference.  September 25 - 26 2008, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, spoken/signed presentation

Middleton A, Emery S, Turner GH, Clarke A, Sarangi S, Bitner-Glindzicz M, Richards M, Stephens D (2008) Why don’t Deaf People come for Genetic Counselling? Association of Genetic Nurse Counsellors Spring Meeting 15th May 2008, St Albans Conference Centre, London, spoken presentation

Middleton A, Emery S, Turner GH, Clarke A, Sarangi S, Bitner M, Richards M, Stephens D (2008) Why don’t Deaf People come for Genetic Counselling? European Psychosocial Aspects of Genetics Conference, Barcelona 31st May – 3rd June.  European Journal of Human Genetics, Volume 16, Supplement 2, EP05.1, poster presentation

Emery SE, A Middleton, GH Turner (2007) I was told I had a moral responsibility to society to abort my son as he would be deaf.  Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting.  The Deaf/genetics interface.  14.10 Science Technology Studies, Disability Studies and Deaf Studies. 10-13 October 2007, Montreal, Canada, spoken/signed presentation

Hall G, S Fairgrieve, K Barnes, A Middleton (2006) Supporting genetic counsellor mentors.  Association of Genetic Nurse Counsellors Spring Meeting 11th May 2006, Guy’s Hospital, London, spoken presentation

Middleton A, V Wiles, S Downing, S Everest, A Kershaw, S Robathan, H Burton, A Landy (2004) Counselling supervision for a team of genetic counsellors from the UK. European Psychosocial Aspects of Genetics Conference, Munich, 12-15 June. Plenary presentation EL21. European Journal Human Genetics Vol 12 Suppl 1, spoken presentation

Belk R A, A Middleton (2004) Seeing chromosomes – translating genetic information into British Sign Language. European Psychosocial Aspects of Genetics Conference, Munich, 12-15 June. Workshop, joint spoken presentation EWSO6. European Journal Human Genetics Vol 12 Suppl 1, spoken presentation

Middleton A (2004) Psychosocial consequences of genetic hearing impairment. European Concerted Action Group on Psychosocial Aspects of Genetics conference (2004), Milan. 23-24th April, spoken presentation

Middleton A (2001) Attitudes of the deaf community. UK Council on Deafness conference, London 26th March, spoken presentation

Middleton A (2001) Issues arising with Deaf clients. Culture and Genetics Services conference, Birmingham 9th July, spoken presentation

Middleton A (1999) Difference or disability. British Human Genetics Conference, 27-29th Sept, J Med Genet Vol 36, supple 1, SP7, spoken presentation

Middleton A, Hewison J, Mueller R F (1998) Attitudes of deaf adults towards genetic testing for hereditary deafness. American Society Human Genetics 48th Annual Meeting 27th-31st Oct, Denver.  Am J Hum Genet 63(4): 1161, poster presentation

Middleton A, Hewison J, Mueller R F (1998) Attitudes of deaf adults towards genetic testing for hereditary deafness. National Society of Genetic Counselors Conference, Denver, Oct, spoken presentation

Middleton A, Hewison J, Mueller R F (1998) Attitudes towards genetic testing for hereditary deafness.  6th European Meeting of Psychosocial Aspects of Genetics Conference, 1-3rd Oct, Paris, spoken presentation

Middleton A, Hewison J, Mueller R F (1998) Attitudes of deaf, hard of hearing and hearing adults towards genetic testing for inherited deafness. SP35 British Human Genetics Conference, 28-30th Sept, York, J Med Genet Vol 35, Suppl 1, spoken presentation

Middleton A, Hewison J, Mueller R F (1998) A pilot study of attitudes of deaf and hearing parents towards issues surrounding genetic testing for deafness. Am J Hum Genet 61(4) Suppl A190:1093, poster presentation

Mueller R F, Nehammer A, Middleton A, Houseman M J, Lench N J (1998) Non-syndromal sensorineural hearing impairment/deafness: genotype-phenotype studies in autosomal recessive families, sibs and sporadically affected individuals analysed for Connexin 26 mutations. Am J Hum Genet 63(4) Suppl A375:2177

Middleton A, Hewison J, Mueller R F (1997) A study of attitudes of families with deafness towards genetic testing for deafness.  SP22 British Human Genetics Conference 15-17th Sept.  J Med Genet Vol 34, suppl 1, spoken presentation

Lalloo F, A Middleton, A Zeiton, L Hadfield, L Barr, DGR Evans (1997) Potential uptake of predictive testing for BRCA1 and subsequent prophylactic mastectomy amongst different groups of women.  SP12 British Human Genetics Conference 16-18th Sept, York, J Med Genet Vol 33,Suppl 1, spoken presentation

Lench N J, Mueller R F, Houseman M, Middleton A, et al (1997) Autosomal recessive non-syndromic deafness (DFNA3/DFNB1): Connexin 26 mutation analysis in Pakistani, Middle Eastern and Caucasian populations. Am J Hum Genet 61(4) Suppl A22:107, spoken presentation

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