Genomics and the 'Angelina Jolie effect'

In recent years, celebrities have raised the profile of genetic testing - but is all publicity good publicity?

Building trust in genomic medicine

‘Genomics’ is a buzzword for clinicians, but what efforts are being made to engage the public? 

Nurses at the front line of personalised medicine

NHS North West staff lead the charge in adopting genomic technologies in healthcare with pioneering use of new gene test 

Up close and personal for better breast cancer treatments

New project launched at Cancer Research Cambridge Institute helps to bring medicine based on DNA sequencing to the clinic

The challenge of variant classification

Exploring the complex issue of interpretation - can updated standards and guidelines help achieve increased clarity and consistency? 

Testing toddlers for inherited heart disease

Blood test at birth could reveal genetic high cholesterol levels, potentially preventing heart problems developing in the future

The need for diversity in genomic data

Genomic research calls for broader genetic representation to ensure future healthcare could be truly personalised

The first ‘three-parent baby’ – of many?

Birth of baby boy with DNA from three parents puts ethical debate on mitochondrial transfer technique back in the spotlight

Liquid biopsy – a new era in personalised medicine?

Examining the promises and challenges of exciting advances taking place in genetic testing, aiming to improve diagnosis and reduce patient risk

Personalised medicine in the NHS: what will it mean?

Moving away from trial and error treatments to patient care tailored to your unique genetic makeup  

Nutrigenomics: 5 facts about your genes, diet and health

As nutrigenomics edges nearer to the mainstream, are we any closer to preventing disease through dietary changes?

Gene editing meets gene therapy

Despite continued ethical debate, latest advances in gene editing technologies are poised to transform patient treatment