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Career tips for genetic technologists and scientists: a conversation with Jennie Bell

Career advice for new genetic technologists and scientists from genomics lab director, consultant clinical scientist and GTAC professional lead Jennie Bell
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Professional journeys into genomics: A long and winding road

In this final instalment of our 2024 Genomics Conversation blog series, we ask Amy, Bernadette, Jessica, Marianne and Tobi how they feel about the future of genomic medicine
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Professional journeys into genomics: Delving deeper

In the second part of our blog series for this year’s Genomics Conversation, our group of NHS healthcare professionals explains the power of genomics education in their practice
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Professional journeys into genomics: Taking the first step

In this blog series for the 2024 Genomics Conversation, NHS healthcare professionals from medicine, nursing, pharmacy and midwifery share their inspiring genomics journeys

Genomics on the front line: GLHs and GMSAs

The scientific and clinical arms of the Genomic Medicine Service have made a huge contribution to the journey of genomics in the NHS
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Genomic technologies: where are we now?

Our ambitions for our patients are only as good as our methodologies. We take a look at the technology that underpins the revolution
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How far we’ve come, how far we’ll go: 10 years of the GEP

The Genomics Education Programme (GEP) began in the summer of 2014 with big dreams, a small team, and a lot of work to do

New bowel cancer screening launches for Lynch syndrome patients

Thousands of people in England at risk of bowel cancer will benefit from world-first preventative programme
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Rethinking insurance and genomic testing: the evidence

The DHSC's recent call for evidence received 57 responses from organisations and individuals, who voiced concerns and offered suggestions for future amendments

Post-stroke and mini-stroke prescribing: NICE calls for comments

NICE is inviting comments around genomic testing for post-stroke prescriptions of clopidogrel ahead of its treatment-influencing July publication
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Mind the gap: Five initiatives to boost genomic data diversity

White-ancestry genomes dominate genomic projects; here are five notable biobanks recruiting from under-represented populations to bridge the genomic gap
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Metagenomic testing for diagnosis and surveillance – two birds, one stone

A new approach for faster diagnosis of respiratory infections could also help monitor potential outbreaks of bacterial or viral diseases