Genomics in midwifery: a changing landscape

We explore genomics’ real-world application and potential in a conversation with national midwifery lead for NHSE/I, Donna Kirwan

Why learn about genomics?

Our clinical director provides an insight into how genomic technologies have developed and the increasingly crucial role of education and training

GEP fellow publishes RNA splicing study

Jamie Ellingford and his co-authors explore the potential of computational tools to help us learn more about the messages our genes create
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Start the conversation: genomics in health visiting

As part of this year's #GenomicsConversation week, we talk to Sally Shillaker about the vital role genomics plays in health visiting practice
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Towards genomic equity

To advance genomics in healthcare, we must consider both the data we collect and who we collect it from. Here, bioinformatician Nana E. Mensah explains why

Genetics and genomics on screen

As many people slow down for a festive break, Dr Jonathan Roberts considers presentations of genomics in five popular films
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Genomics in practice: obstetrics and gynaecology

Dr Edward Morris explains the important role played by genomics in the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology - and its impact on patient care

The impact of Covid-19 on rare disease communities

Guest author Dr Christine Patch explains the challenges in supporting patients with rare disease during the pandemic, as well as the opportunities that may arise

Rapid exome sequencing: a look inside the lab

Clinical scientist Dr Julia Baptista explains what – and who – is involved when the NHS sequences the DNA from all an individual’s 20,000 protein-coding genes
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10 things to consider when offering a genomic test

Guest author Professor Frances Flinter explains 10 of the most important considerations for professionals and patients

Genomics in nursing: making a difference to patients

As part of this year’s #GenomicsConversation, guest author Leanne LeRiche shares her family’s experience of genomic testing, and the vital role that nurses play
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GEP fellow publishes research on patient experience

Lisa Ballard and her co-authors hope their findings about the consent process for genomic testing will inform the new NHS Genomic Medicine Service