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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
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Cancer-cells_40509276.jpg 450 1350 Amelia McPherson /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Amelia McPherson2020-01-22 16:57:182020-01-22 17:14:13Whole genome sequencing drives progress in cancer
A new study into metastatic cancers highlights the significant potential for WGS in deepening understanding of the disease and improving treatment options
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In the second of our articles this week on DTC genetic tests, guest author Dr Rachel Horton explains some of the common pitfalls and the key points clinicians need to know
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Three wise women and men ponder the question of what might be in store in the world of genomics this year
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Eye-DNA-1350x450px.jpg 450 1345 Aine Kelly /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Aine Kelly2019-11-01 16:20:192019-11-04 12:30:49Back to the future of ophthalmology: 5 predictions
We take a look back at a bold paper published in 1999, 'Ophthalmology in the post-genomic era' to see how accurate its authors' predictions really were
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As the NHS prepares to roll out genomic testing for all children with cancer, we look at the power of genomics in selecting and trialling new targeted therapies
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Survival rates for breast cancer are better than ever, but what can a focus on genomics bring to the table?