https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Cholesterol-artery_1350x450.png 450 1350 Ben Armstrong /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Ben Armstrong2021-10-14 14:29:362021-10-14 14:29:36RNAi: a new approach to combat cholesterol
The new cholesterol drug inclisiran is currently making headlines after being approved for use in the NHS, but how does it work?
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This week, we look at a transformative programme that aims to rapidly make genomic datasets more representative
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As the NHS moves towards a preventative healthcare strategy, will genomic screening for healthy people become more common?
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New initiative aims to find thousands of people with a rare, inherited form of diabetes
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This week, we explore how genomics could help expand the newborn screening programme to test for many more genetic conditions
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An old friend has been thrust into the limelight. We take a look at how PCR works and its place in Covid testing and beyond
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The novel ‘one off’ treatment could change the lives of those living with the condition
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This week, we explore new findings that link variants in the non-coding region of the genome to developmental disorders
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We look at an initiative that could change the lives of people with rare diseases by giving them access to cutting-edge treatments
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As DTC testing becomes more accessible and popular than ever, we ask whether more regulatory work could – and should – be done
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As part of this year's #GenomicsConversation week, we talk to Sally Shillaker about the vital role genomics plays in health visiting practice
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Midwives-midwife-patient.jpg 450 1350 Aine Kelly /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Aine Kelly2021-06-29 10:30:512021-06-29 11:30:03Genomics in practice: ‘Midwives should explore opportunities’
In our third Q&A for the #GenomicsConversation, we talk to midwife Charlotte Rose about why she was inspired to build her career in genomics