Blog articles


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Cell-free DNA: detecting disease

We look at how cfDNA could be used to diagnose LMD – a life-threatening condition that is currently difficult to detect
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Combating cancer: POLQ inhibitors

We explore a novel treatment that could help treat cancer by preventing DNA repair in tumours

Genomics in practice: ‘We are generation genome!’

In the second of our #GenomicsConversation Q&As, gynaecology cancer nurse Tracie Miles reveals how her patients inspired her to get into genomics

Genome UK: the first steps in a grand plan

The UK wants to create the world's most advanced genomic healthcare system, with education and training a key component. Here’s what’s in store for 2021/22
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New drug target identified for colorectal cancer

Around 15% of colorectal cancers are resistant to standard therapies but ‘switching off’ a specific gene could offer new avenues for treatment
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Genomic test supports next-generation cancer drugs

Promising new cancer treatments are emerging, but how does genomics help us identify the patients who need them?

NHS to trial new multi-cancer blood test

More than 50 different types of cancer can be detected by the new test, but how will it work?
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The need for diversity in genomic datasets

We look at a recent prostate cancer study that highlights the importance of inclusivity in genomic studies
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Richter’s syndrome study published

A new study by GEP fellow Niamh Appleby has found potential pathways and targets for the treatment of Richter’s syndrome – an aggressive form of adult leukaemia

News articles


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Delve into whole genome sequencing

Join us this October for a deep dive into this revolutionary genomic test and learn how it is being used to benefit patients

Funded course for nurses looking to build their genomic skills

Nurses keen to learn about genomics and counselling can apply…

Events


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Festival of Genomics 2022

The Festival of Genomics London is the UK’s largest genomics event where people from all corners of the genomics industry meet to learn and share expertise.