Blog articles


Genomics in practice: ‘Nurses have a big role!’

In our first #GenomicsConversation Q&A, we speak with inherited cardiac conditions nurse Tootie Bueser about how genomics is shaping nursing practice
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NHS launches new polygenic scores trial for heart disease

A new approach in personalised medicine aims to use genomics to improve risk prediction for cardiovascular disease

Gene duo hints at future cure for heart disease

A new study has identified an interaction between two genes that could cause cells in the heart to replicate, opening the door to the first possible curative treatment for heart disease

Testing toddlers for inherited heart disease

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

Congenital heart disease study reveals inheritance factor

Examining the genetic roots of cardiac conditions and how further research could bring benefits to patients

Cardiac genomics: putting research into practice

Scientists working for Genomics England’s cardiac GeCIP domain are tasked with translating data into improved diagnosis of heart conditions 

News articles


Exeter Medical School launches genomics expert series

In the past decade, the use of genomic technologies has both advanced diagnosis and become far more accessible to clinicians within the NHS