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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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Are you looking to amplify your voice online? Following a special event for Faculty members, we've compiled all the key points and top tips
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Already put to use in the worldwide search for new antimicrobial agents, genomics can also contribute to better targeted treatment
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In the second article covering our recent patient panel event, we consider the issue that both panellists and audience members agreed was most important