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Base editing: What is it and what does it mean for healthcare?

This week, we take an in-depth look at the genome-editing technology that has been making headlines worldwide
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Cancer therapy involving genome editing cures another child’s leukaemia

We look at a new type of CAR-T cell therapy that, in the world’s first use, has cured a child patient’s leukaemia

Genomics on the horizon: Three predictions for 2023

To kick off the new year, we look at three areas of genomics research and advancement to watch out for in 2023 and beyond
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Looking back: Genomics in 2022 (part one)

In the first of our two-part round-up of 2022, we look back at some of this year's most exciting clinical developments in genomics
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How accurate are genomic tests?

We outline five key things to consider when answering the common patient question, “How accurate is this genomic test?”
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Marvel star goes public on his APOE genetic link to Alzheimer's

Chris Hemsworth recently revealed his APOE4 status, which he discovered while filming a documentary on living better for longer
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How can genomics combat doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity?

This week, we examine the role that genomics could play in reducing the number of child cancer patients who experience doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity
An OFH booth, image provided by Our Future Health.Our Future Health

Ambitious health study recruiting 1 in 10 UK adults

The Our Future Health study hopes to address the diversity problem in genomic datasets as it continues its recruitment of five million volunteers

The NHS's new strategy for genomics: Five key takeaways

We look at the new ‘Accelerating genomic medicine in the NHS’ report and what it means for healthcare professionals

Achromatopsia gene therapy partially restores children’s colour vision

A new gene therapy for achromatopsia has partially restored colour vision in two children, according to new research

Reducing stroke risk with a genetic test

NHS Tayside introduces UK's first routine genetic test for stroke patients, estimated to bring improved outcomes to thousands of patients each year
Genomics in Primary Care

Bringing whole genome sequencing to primary care

We explore how first-contact care and genomic testing could align, and the pivotal part this combination could play in the future