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?
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A look at the application of genomic sequencing in the management, and potential prevention, of an infectious outbreak
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The ability to accurately sequence large sections of DNA is important in some areas of healthcare, and is enabling progress in others
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Genetic Alliance UK’s newborn screening patient charter sets out why the UK should extend its programme - and establish a pilot for genome sequencing at birth
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We explore one of the many phenomena that show genomics to be far more complex than the ‘one gene per characteristic’ rule
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You’ve heard of the genome – our complete set of DNA – but do you know about mitochondrial DNA and its relevance to health?
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We know that different people react differently to drugs. But how does this actually happen? And where does genomics come in?
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Last week we explored the promise of pharmacogenomics in the health service, but there are good reasons why it will take time to implement
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The analysis of the genomic determinants of drug response is a hot topic in healthcare and was the focus for a workshop last month
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In the age of genomics, it can be difficult to understand the ins and outs of different types of testing; here we break down four of the most common