Assessing younger patients' understanding of genomics

HEE genomics research fellow Celine Lewis talks about a new measure to assess young people’s understanding of genomics

Family matters: Top tips for drawing a genetic pedigree

Genetic counsellor Megan Roberts shares her dos, don’ts and top tips for health professionals taking and drawing a patient’s family history

Counselling the code: genomic testing and insurance

Genetic counsellor Megan Rogers looks at the new Code on Genetic Testing and Insurance and what it means for patients and counsellors

Your invaluable genome

Genomic data is the currency of a new era of medicine that promises incredible advances. Here, bioinformatician Nana Mensah explains why

Cancer immunotherapy: predicting outcomes

Today's monoclonal antibody treatments benefit some patients but can be harmful to others; the search for reliable predictive biomarkers is on

Genomics in 2018: 3 key predictions

We asked three wise men and women to tell us what they think 2018 will bring for genomics in healthcare

Molecular memories: is genomics key to a dementia cure?

Dementia is a major healthcare issue in ageing western societies. What do we know about the biological basis of memory that could combat this?

Point-of-care testing in genomics

Rapid advances in technology are revolutionising healthcare. How viable is portable DNA testing?

Food, glorious food and its bitter after taste

As the annual Brussel sprout debate approaches, the difference between those who love or loathe them seems to be determined by our DNA

The challenge of variant classification

Exploring the complex issue of interpretation - can updated standards and guidelines help achieve increased clarity and consistency? 

The life of a cell

From the 17th century to the latest Nobel Prize winner - could we now be closer than ever in our understanding of the building blocks of all life?

Liquid biopsy – a new era in personalised medicine?

Examining the promises and challenges of exciting advances taking place in genetic testing, aiming to improve diagnosis and reduce patient risk