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The government has set out its vision for how the UK will harness the power and potential of genomics for the benefit of patients. Here are the top highlights
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Could genome sequencing replace the blood spot test? We review the potential benefits and drawbacks of a more direct approach to screening
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Mitochondrial diseases are overwhelmingly genetic in origin, so why are gene therapies so difficult to develop? We take a deep dive to find out more.
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Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis can provide vital information about a pregnancy, but when should the technique be used, and how does it differ from NIPT?
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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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Guest author Professor Frances Flinter explains 10 of the most important considerations for professionals and patients
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In her latest book Lisa Mullan explains the genetic basis of sickle cell disease in an entertaining way for older children and adults
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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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Following the recent NHS announcement that WES will be used for critically ill babies and children, we explore what it is and the benefits it could bring
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In the second of two articles focusing on the recent coronavirus outbreak, we explore how genomics is being put to use in diagnosis and treatment
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As the government declares the coronavirus "a serious and imminent threat", we examine what genomic sequencing has revealed so far about 2019-nCoV
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A new study into metastatic cancers highlights the significant potential for WGS in deepening understanding of the disease and improving treatment options